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2018 Honda Accord vs 2018 Nissan Altima

Looking at the 2018 Honda Accord vs the 2018 Nissan Altima will help car shoppers learn more about everything these two cars have to offer. These two midsize sedans each offer multiple engine options and trim levels. Two engine options are offered on the Accord and the Altima. The Honda is available in six trim levels, while the Nissan is offered in five.

In addition to the two engine options, the 2018 Accord will offer three transmission options. The car offers a continuously variable transmission (CVT), 6-speed manual transmission or a 10-speed automatic. The only transmission option offered on the 2018 Altima is a CVT.

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2018 Honda Accord VS 2018 Nissan Altima
6 Trim Levels 5
192 horsepower, 192 pound-feet of torque Base Engine Performance 179 horsepower, 177 pound-feet of torque
2 Engine Options 2
30 city/38 highway* Fuel Economy 27 city/38 highway

2018 Honda Accord, Nissan Altima Trim Levels and Engines

The 2018 Honda Accord and 2018 Nissan Altima start off their engine lineups with four-cylinder engine options. Standard equipment on the 2018 Accord will include a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, while the Altima offers a 2.5-liter four-cylinder. Performance numbers for the Honda engine check in at 192 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque. The Nissan engine is rated at 179 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque.

Fuel economy ratings for the Accord four-cylinder engine check in at 30 miles per gallon in the city and 38 miles per gallon on the highways.* The Altima engine is rated at 27 miles per gallon in the city and 38 miles per gallon on the highways.

A wide variety of comfort, safety and technology features are offered on the 2018 Honda Accord. The car can be equipped with the Honda Sensing suite of driver awareness features. This available suite adds Collision Mitigation Braking System, Lane Departure Warning, Road Departure Mitigation, Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow and Traffic Sign Recognition.

Additional features offered on the 2018 Accord include Bluetooth connectivity, Keyless entry and ignition, a rearview camera, automatic headlights, dual-zone automatic climate control, push-button start, touchscreen infotainment system, leather-wrapped steering wheel, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats and more.

**Ratings determined by EPA. Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPGe/MPG and driving range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.

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