The Nissan Altima and the Subaru Legacy both received a variety of updates and changes for the 2020 model year. But which sedan provides the better driving experience overall? To illustrate the similarities and differences between these vehicles, we’ve created a comparison between the 2020 Nissan Altima vs the 2020 Subaru Legacy. We’ve compared these models in terms of performance and interior design.
Both the 2020 Nissan Altima and the 2020 Subaru Legacy have two available engine options, with the standard powertrain in each vehicle being a four-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine. However, drivers who compare the performance ratings of each vehicle will notice that the 2020 Altima is slightly more capable than the 2020 Legacy. The 2020 Altima outputs 188 horsepower, while the 2020 Legacy outputs 182 horsepower.
2020 Nissan Altima
2020 Subaru Legacy
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The 2020 Nissan Altima also edges out its Subaru competitor when it comes to internal space, both for cargo hauling and in terms of passenger comfort. Front-seat passengers will prefer the 2020 Nissan Altima, which features an inch more of front leg room than the 2020 Subaru Legacy. The 2020 Altima also features more storage space in its trunk.
Drivers should also consider the various driver aids that come standard inside the 2020 Altima. Every 2020 Altima model comes equipped with front collision nwarning, a rearview camera and automatic emergency braking. Blind-spot monitoring, a lane departure warning system and rear parking sensors are optional.
Available 2020 Nissan Altima comfort and convenience features include: Dual zone automatic temperature control, Nissan Intelligent Key with push button ignition, map and reading lights, a remote engine start system, a tilt and telescopic steering column, sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors and extensions, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and interior accent lighting.