Deciding between the Altima or Accord? When you compare the 2018 Honda Accord vs. Nissan Altima, the former hits all the marks; it’s more powerful, efficient, and better equipped than the Altima. To show you what we mean, we’ve compared the two side-by-side below! Learn more about how the new Honda Accord surpasses the Nissan Altima as a practical, comfortable, and fuel-friendly mid-size sedan.

Altima vs. Accord: Performance

The Nissan Altima comes standard with a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that generates 179 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. On the other hand, Honda Accord performance starts with a 1.5L turbo 4-cylinder engine that’s capable of 192 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque. In addition to being more powerful than the Nissan Altima, the Honda Accord is also more efficient. Here’s a quick look at the mpg ratings for these two sedans:

  • 2018 Honda Accord LX CVT: EPA-estimated 30 mpg city/38 mpg highway*
  • 2018 Nissan Altima 2.5 S: EPA-estimated 27 mpg city/38 mpg highway

Altima vs. Accord: Price & Features

The 2018 Honda Accord has a starting MSRP of $23,570**, while the 2018 Nissan Altima starts at $23,260. For a little more money, you’ll enjoy the Honda Accord’s many features—some of which aren’t found on many entry-level luxury sedans. The following aren’t included on the Altima 2.5 S but are included on the Accord LX:

  • Standard Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control: Separate driver and front-passenger temperature controls help you stay comfortable as you cruise through Walla Walla.
  • Standard Honda Sensing: The Nissan Altima comes standard with a forward collision warning system with automatic emergency braking. However, it doesn’t include anything like the Accord’s safety suite: Honda Sensing. Collision Mitigation Braking System, Traffic Sign Recognition, and Lane Keeping Assist System are just a few of its standard safety features.

2018 Honda Accord Climate Control

Find Your New Accord at Walla Walla Valley Honda in College Place!

Comparing the Nissan Altima vs. Honda Accord reveals the award-winning Accord to be an all-around smarter choice. Schedule a test drive at Walla Walla Valley Honda near Tri-Cities to experience its highly-reviewed interior and performance for yourself! Before you schedule, take a moment to browse our offers and incentives for Kennewick shoppers!

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*30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for 1.5T LX, EX and EX-L models with CVT. 26 city/35 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 1.5T Sport models with 6-speed manual transmission. 29 city/35 highway/31 combined mpg rating for 1.5T Sport and Touring models with CVT. 22 city/32 highway/26 combined mpg rating for 2.0T Sport models with 6-speed manual transmission. 22 city/32 highway/26 combined mpg rating for 2.0T Sport and Touring models with 10-speed automatic transmission. 23 city/34 highway/27 combined mpg rating for 2.0T EX-L models with 10-speed automatic transmission. 47 city/47 highway/47 combined mpg rating for Hybrid models with E-CVT. 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.
**MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $895.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.


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