The 2020 Nissan Altima and the 2020 Hyundai Sonata both stand out in the sedan segment for their efficiency and practicality. Interested in learning what the differences are between the 2020 Nissan Altima vs the 2020 Hyundai Sonata in terms of trim levels, performance ratings and passenger space? We’ve covered all the important information that vehicle shoppers need to know in our comparative analysis, found below.
The 2020 Nissan Altima can be found in S, SR, SV, SL and Platinum trim levels while the 2020 Hyundai Sonata is available in SE, SEL, SEL Plus and Limited configurations. The most powerful engine offered for the 2020 Nissan Altima is a turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine with 248 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. The 2020 Hyundai Sonata, when equipped with the most powerful engine available for it, only outputs 180 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque.
2020 Nissan Altima
2020 Hyundai Sonata
|5||Trim Level Availability||4|
|248 hp||Maximum Horsepower||180 hp|
|280 lb.-ft.||Maximum Torque||195 lb.-ft.|
|35.2 in.||Rear Leg Room||34.8 in.|
Drivers who frequently travel with passengers in the rear seats will want to be aware of the differences in rear leg room between these two models as well. The 2020 Altima provides passengers with 35.2 inches of rear leg room, while the 2020 Hyundai Sonata only features 34.8 inches of rear leg room. In totality, the 2020 Nissan Altima comes standard with 116.2 cubic feet of interior volume.
Safety & Security Features Available for the 2020 Nissan Altima include: Emergency braking preparation, dual front and dual rear side-mounted airbags, rear door child safety locks, an engine immobilizer, front and rear head airbags, daytime running lights, emergency braking assist, stability control and a passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation system.