2018 Honda Accord vs 2018 Nissan Altima

There are plenty of options out there in the market when it comes to your next midsize sedan. Looking at the 2018 Honda Accord vs the 2018 Nissan Altima compares two cars in this segment. Each car offers a multitude of options and features. Let's see how they stack up!

The 2018 Accord and Altima will each come equipped with a standard four-cylinder engine. The Accord has a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine, and the 2018 Altima offers a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. The Honda engine produces 192 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque. The Altima engine produces slightly less power with 179 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque.


2018 Honda Accord VS 2018 Nissan Altima
1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder Available Engine Options 2.5-liter four-cylinder, 3,5-liter V-6
192 horsepower, 192 pound-feet of torque Base Engine Specs 179 horsepower, 177 pound-feet of torque
CVT, Automatic, Manual Transmission Configurations CVT
30 city/38 highway* Best EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy 27 city/38 highway

2018 Honda Accord Features and Options

For the 2018 model year, there are three available transmission configurations. They are a continuously variable transmission (CVT), 6-speed manual transmission or a 10-speed automatic transmission. The 2018 Nissan Altima only offers a CVT transmission configuration.

The 2018 Accord is also available in 6 trim levels. The 2018 Altima is only be offered in 5 trims.

The 2018 Honda Accord is also available with the Honda Sensing suite of intelligent active safety features. Some of the features in this suite include Collision Mitigation Braking System, Lane Departure Warning, Road Departure Mitigation, Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow and Traffic Sign Recognition.

*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

2018 Honda Accord exterior view front silver
2018 Honda Accord silver taillight
2018 Honda Accord exterior back white
2018 Honda Accord interior dash and display

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