2019 Nissan Altima vs 2018 Honda Accord

2019 Nissan Altima vs 2018 Honda Accord

For decades, Nissan and Honda have duked it out to be the top Japanese provider of quality vehicles. From the rivalry, both automakers have come out with some truly impressive models. The best showcase of this is the flagship midsize sedans featured by both brands, the Nissan Altima and the Honda Accord.

Now entering the 2019 model year, Nissan has pulled out all of the stops to give drivers the specs and features they’re looking for in their next vehicle. Check out how the latest Nissan sedan compares to its long-time rival in our comparison of the 2019 Nissan Altima vs the 2018 Honda Accord in the chart below.


2019 Nissan Altima


2018 Honda Accord

2.5-liter Inline 4-cylinder Standard Engine 1.5-liter 4-cylinder
188 horsepower
180 lb-ft of torque
Performance Specs 192 horsepower
192 lb-ft
TBD Fuel Economy 30 city / 38 hwy MPG
Available Intelligent All-Wheel Drive N/A

Advantages of the 2019 Nissan Altima

As you can see, the competition is pretty close between the Altima and the Accord, which each model only slightly edging the other out in a variety of different categories. While drivers may find slightly more power from the Honda Accord, the Nissan Altima is rumored to surpass the fuel economy rating s of the Accord. While Nissan has yet to release fuel economy numbers for the 2019 Altima, its ratings are estimated to near 40 mpg.

What’s more, the Nissan brand clearly has its drivers in mind when offering intelligent all-wheel drive with the 2019 Nissan Altima. A feature not seen in the Honda Accord, the intelligent all-wheel drive featured in this sedan will continuously monitor road conditions and respond to changes automatically.

Drivers interested in getting behind the wheel of the new 2019 Nissan Altima when it arrives here at Continental Motors are encouraged to reach out to us here, give us a call or visit our location in Countryside, IL – just outside of Chicago. We look forward to hearing from you!