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2020 Nissan Altima 2.0 Platinum FWD
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2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,752
2009 Mercury Sable
Premier Sedan AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$30,535

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Nissan Altima, which was fully redesigned for 2019, gets a handful of feature updates for 2020 in order to help it compete against the likes of the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Hyun...

2009 Mercury Sable
Premier Sedan AWD

Ideal for families, the 2009 Sable won't win any drag races, attract a...

The Good: Plenty of room for family and friends, the security of a worry-free sa...

The Bad: Bland styling keeps the '09 Sable incognito on the road, while a noisy...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
10
writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Toyota Camry worse.
"More comfortable "
Family Car Ranked 2020 Toyota Camry worse.
"Seemed roomier with outlets in back"
2009 Mercury Sable
Premier Sedan AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
2009 Mercury Sable
Premier Sedan AWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.2 gal 20.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
248 hp @ 5,600 RPM
263 hp @ 6,250 RPM
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
249 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
8:1
10.3:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.55 in
3.6 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver -- 5 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 5 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.8 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 41.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.4 cu ft 21.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 962 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 192.9 in 202.1 in
Width 72.9 in 82.9 in
Height 56.8 in 61.5 in
Wheelbase 111.2 in 112.9 in

Available Options

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Gun Metallic
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
  • Storm Blue Metallic
  • Super Black
2009 Mercury Sable
Premier Sedan AWD

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