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2019 Honda Accord vs. 2019 Nissan Altima

In a time when other automakers are cancelling their fleets of sedans, Honda has continued to develop and improve its entry to this segment. A comparison of the 2019 Honda Accord vs. 2019 Nissan Altima reveals why the Honda sedan remains a top option for buyers looking take advantage of everything the segment has to offer. The newest version of the Honda Accord available in the Meridian Honda showroom is just a year removed from a major redesigned. Honda hasn’t many changes to the 2019 Accord, but it is still available with two engine options and in five trim grades, LX, Sport, EX, EX-L and Touring. The Sport, EX-L and Touring models offer the more powerful engine option to Honda buyers. Customers can schedule a test drive with the 2019 Honda Accord today by calling, 601-693-4651.

Examining the 2019 Honda Accord and 2019 Nissan Altima at the highest of levels reveals a few similarities between the two sedans. Both can be outfitted with each automaker’s most advanced available technology and both have room for five passengers. The first of several differences between the two sedans comes with how their interiors have been appointed by the respective manufacturers. Independent reviews have had a lot of positive things to say about the interior of the 2019 Accord. They said that the passenger cabin offers more than enough space for everyone and it’s constructed with ‘upscale materials.’ On the other hand, the same experts noted that interior of the new Altima doesn’t quite match what the Accord has to offer. Finally, the 2019 Accord demonstrates a clear advantage in trunk space over its Nissan competitor.


2019 Honda Accord LX, FWD Vs. 2019 Nissan Altima
Turbo., 1.5-L, 4-Cyl. Engine 2.5-L, 4-Cyl.
CVT Transmission CVT
192/192 Horsepower/Torque 188/180
16.7 cu.-ft. Trunk Space 15.4 cu.-ft.


Performance Specs

The standard power plant that comes with all trims of the 2019 Honda Accord is a turbocharged, 1.5-liter, four-cylinder engine that makes 192 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque. The LX, EX, EX-L and Touring trims employ a continuously variable transmission and the Sport trim uses a six-speed manual transmission. Nissan buyers who choose the 2019 Altima will get a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to a CVT and will make 188 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque.

Additionally, the Sport, EX-L and Touring trims of the 2019 Honda Accord are available with a turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine that will produce 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. Meridian Honda customers choosing the Sport trim with the upgraded engine option will still have a six-speed manual transmission, but they can also choose a 10-speed automatic. The EX-L 2.0T and Touring 2.0T are equipped with the 10-speed transmission.

A photo of the front seats in the 2019 Honda Accord.
A photo of the driver's cockpit in the 2019 Honda Accord.

A photo of the trunk space in the 2019 Honda Accord.
A photo of the touchscreen in the 2019 Honda Accord.