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2020 Nissan Altima 2.0 Platinum FWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
2019 Nissan Sentra
NISMO FWD
MSRP
$25,940
Invoice
$24,637
Average Price Paid
$24,850
28 listings nationwide

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2.0 Platinum FWD
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NISMO FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,739
2019 Nissan Sentra
NISMO FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,985
6 listings nationwide

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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...

2019 Nissan Sentra
NISMO FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Nissan Sentra, currently in its 35th year, has long been one of the most affordable models in the compact car segment. The 2019 Nissan Sentra carries over largely unchanged from 20...

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"
2019 Nissan Sentra
NISMO FWD
15
writes:
The 2019 Nissan Sentra sits near the bottom of our compact car rankings. Its comfortable and spacious, but mos...
Value Ranked 2019 Toyota Corolla L worse.
"The Nissan Sentra has a bit more style than the Toyota Corolla"
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Toyota Corolla L worse.
"The Nissan Sentra, currently in its 35th year, has long been one of the most affordable models in the compact car segment. The 2019 Nissan Sentra carries over largely unchanged from 20..."

Specs

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
2019 Nissan Sentra
NISMO FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
25 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
31 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.2 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
248 hp @ 5,600 RPM
188 hp @ 5,600 RPM
188 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
177 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
177 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
8:1
10.5:1
10.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.55 in
3.14 in x 3.19 in
3.14 in x 3.19 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.8 in 42.5 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.4 cu ft 15.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 962 lbs 967 lbs
Exterior
Length 192.9 in 183.6 in
Width 72.9 in 69.3 in
Height 56.8 in 58.9 in
Wheelbase 111.2 in 106.3 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
2019 Nissan Sentra
NISMO FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aspen White Tricoat
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black

Option Packages

  • [N93] Electronics Package

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