Nissan Altima vs the Competition at Nissan of North Olmsted

With so many options in the midsize sedan segment, making the right choice can seem daunting for many Cleveland sedan buyers. The 2024 Nissan Altima sets the standard with eye-catching style and tremendous value. Nissan of North Olmsted has created this in-depth comparison in which the Altima goes up against some of its most formidable rivals. Let’s see how the Honda Accord and Kia K5 can measure up against the striking and efficient Nissan Altima.

Nissan Altima vs Honda Accord

Nissan Altima Exterior Styling

2024 Nissan Altima S


Honda Accord Exterior Styling

2024 Honda Accord LX

$26,370 ✓

Starting MSRP* (excluding destination charges)


39 ✓

Highway MPG**


Available ✓

All-Wheel Drive

Not Available

43.8 inches ✓

Front Legroom

42.3 inches

60/40 ✓

Rear Seat Split

No Split

16.19 Gallons ✓

Fuel Capacity

14.8 Gallons

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You’ll immediately notice the Altima has a lower starting MSRP than the Accord, a closer look reveals some additional significant advantages for the Altima. If you’re cash-consious, the Altima is less expensive than the Accord.

The Altima S has the edge over the Accord LX in the fuel economy category. The Altima can be equipped with an Intelligent All-Wheel Drive system, giving you ultimate control in all weather conditions. Honda does not offer all-wheel drive on the Accord on any trim level.

The Altima continues to shine with 1.5 inches of additional front legroom than the Accord. A 60/40 split folding rear seat gives you several options for carrying passengers or cargo.

You won’t have go stop at the gas station nearly as often in the Altima. An EPA estimated 39MPG with a fuel capacity 1.39 gallons larger than the Accord, means you can drive further in your Altima between stops at the pump.

Nissan Altima Interior Technology

Nissan Altima vs Kia Optima

Nissan Altima Red

2024 Nissan Altima S


Kia Optima Exterior Styling

2024 Kia K5


MSRP* (excluding destination charges)


39 ✓

Highway MPG**


Standard ✓

Remote Start

Requires Higher Trim Level

Standard ✓

Easy-Fill Tire Alert

Not Available

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The next comparison to the Altima is the Kia K5. As with the Honda Accord, the Nissan Altima does have a lower starting MSRP than the Kia K5.

Take a look at fuel economy ratings for both models and get ready for a roadtrip. The Altima delivers superior highway fuel economy ratings as compared to the K5. You’ll enjoy significant savings and spend less time at the pump when you choose Nissan.

Getting into a freezing cold car in the winter is a thing of the past with Remote Start which is standard on all new Altima models. Tire pressure low? No worries, the Altima has Easy-Fill Tire Alert which beeps the horn when your tire reaches the correct air pressure.

Nissan Altima Rear Automatic Braking Technology

Winner — Nissan Altima

The clear winner of this competitive comparison is the Nissan Altima. Honda and Kia simply cannot measure up to the tremendous value, efficiency, and technology you’ll enjoy with the Altima. Don’t take our word for it — stop in to Nissan of North Olmsted and let one of our professional sales associates go over the features and options on the 2024 Altima. Take a test drive and see the reason Cleveland drivers love the Altima!

2019 Nissan Altima Rear

*All prices are Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license, and options. Dealer sets actual price. Comparisons are based off information available on manufacturer websites

**2024 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. 27 City MPG / 39 Highway MPG / 32 Combined MPG for Altima® S, SV FWD. 27 City MPG / 37 Highway MPG / 31 Combined MPG for Altima® SR, SL FWD. 26 City MPG / 36 Highway MPG / 30 Combined MPG for Altima® SV, SR, SL AWD. 25 City MPG / 34 Highway MPG / 29 Combined MPG for Altima® SR FWD VC-Turbo. Fuel economy estimates based on 87-octane fuel. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.

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