2018 Honda Accord vs 2018 Nissan Altima

If you're currently in the market for a new midsize sedan, you know just how many options there are. For 2018, Honda's reimagined the classic Accord. Today we'll be looking at a comparison of the 2018 Honda Accord vs the 2018 Nissan Altima. Let's see how they stack up.

Both the 2018 Accord and the 2018 Nissan Altima offer two engine options. The Accord boasts a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine, and the 2018 Altima has a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. The Honda engine produces 192 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque. The Altima engine creates slightly less with 179 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque.


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

Features and Options

AS you can see in the chart above, the 2018 Accord has three transmission options for its drivers. A continuously variable transmission (CVT), an automatic configuration, as well as a manual selection as well. the 2018 Nissan Altima only has a CVT on offer for this model year.

Drivers will also notice that the 2018 Honda Accord has six available trim levels and the Nissan Altima has only five.

Many of the Honda Accord trim levels are available with optional or standrd Honda Sensing active safety features. 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