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2021 Nissan Altima
2.0 SR FWD
MSRP
$30,900
Invoice
$28,695
Average Price Paid
$30,900
141 listings nationwide

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2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$24,700
Invoice
$23,423
Average Price Paid
$25,026
394 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Nissan Altima
2.0 SR FWD
Fair Price
$31,429
Good Price
$29,748
Great Price
$28,787
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Fair Price
$26,150
Good Price
$24,790
Great Price
$24,013

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Nissan Altima
2.0 SR FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The 2021 Nissan Altima is a popular midsize sedan now in the third year of its sixth generation of production. The Altima debuted as a 1993 model and has spent the decades nudged from ...

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

According to Honda, 75 percent of Civic owners return in the future to buy another one of the company’s vehicles. That represents a significant opportunity, and it makes the redesigned...

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  • Look and Feel 6
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6
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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5

Specs

2021 Nissan Altima
2.0 SR FWD
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
37 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.2 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
236 hp @ 5,600 RPM
180 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
177 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
8:1
10.3:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.55 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Rear Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 4 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.8 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.4 cu ft 14.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 975 lbs --
Exterior
Length 192.9 in 184 in
Width 72.9 in 70.9 in
Height 56.8 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 111.2 in 107.7 in

Available Options

2021 Nissan Altima
2.0 SR FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Gun Metallic
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
  • Sunset Drift Chromaflair
  • Super Black
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Meteorite Gray Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Morning Mist Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red
  • Sonic Gray Pearl
  • Valencia Red Pearl

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