2017 Nissan Altima vs 2017 Honda Accord Comparison

Compare the 2017 Nissan Altima vs. 2017 Honda Accord in New Bern, NC

There is a lot of research that goes into car shopping and Eastern Carolina Nissan wants to help cut down on the amount of work by doing some of it for you. We have compared the 2017 Nissan Altima and the 2017 Honda Accord in an easy to read format where you can find what matters most. So let's jump right into it with price. Both the Honda Accord and Nissan Altima have seven trim levels to choose from. The Honda Accord has a starting MSRP of $22,455 on its basic trim level and the top trim levels sticker price is $34,930. The base Nissan Altima MSRP starts around the same as the Honda Accord, $22,500, and the top trim of the Altima has an MSRP of $32,690. While the sticker price doesn't differ much between the who vehicles, what you get for you money does.

Comfort, Safety & Standard Features

With price being so close you want to know how much you hard earned dollar will get you. Some of the standard features on the Nissan Altima include speed sensitive volume control, Bluetooth hands free phone system, advanced driver-assist display, active grill shutters, and illuminated steering wheel audio controls. Other available features are hands free text messaging assistant, Siri Eyes free, and smart auto headlights.

Both the Honda Accord and Nissan Altima seat five but the Altima offers more legroom for its passengers with 45 inches of front leg room and 40 inches of front head room. The Accord only offers 39.1 headroom and 42.5 legroom for its front passengers.

All cars today come with tire pressure monitoring but only the Nissan Altima comes with an easy fill tire alert system. When you are putting air into your tires after the indicator light has come on the car will give you a friendly beep of the horn to let you know you are at the correct tire pressure. This is a class-exclusive feature that isn't offered anywhere else.

Powertrain & Efficiency

Fuel efficiency is almost a bragging right now and again the Nissan Altima edges out the Honda Accord. The Accord gets and EPA-estimated 27city/36 mpg in a 17.2-gallon tank. Whereas the Nissan Altima gets 27city/39highway mpg in an 18 gallon tank.

The Honda Accord has two powertrain options available. The first is 2.4-liter inline four cylinder engine that delivers 185 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque. The other engine is the 3.5-liter V6 that has 278 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque. The Nissan Altima also offers two engine options. A 2.5-liter four cylinder engine with 179 horsepower and a 3.5-liter V6 that delivers 270 horsepower.

Here at Eastern Carolina Nissan we think the best way to see how amazing the Nissan Altima is to go for a test drive. Only then can you experience everything that the Altima has to offer. We are located at 3315 Hwy 70 East, New Bern, NC and are proud to serve drivers from  Jacksonville, Havelock, Morehead City, Swansboro and Emerald Isle get exactly what they are looking for. Stop in and see what we can do for you!

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