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2019 Nissan Altima

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2019 Honda Civic

2019 Nissan Altima vs. 2019 Honda Civic

28/39 mpg

MPG (city/hwy)

30/38 mpg
2.5L four-cylinder

Engine Configuration

2.0L four-cylinder
182 hp


138 hp
16.2 gal.

Fuel Tank Capacity

12.4 gal.

If you’re on the search for a reliable midsize sedan to enhance your Hamden commute than you may have found yourself drawn between the Nissan Altima vs. Honda Civic. While both are exceptional choices, the Nissan Altima manages to outpace the Honda Civic when it comes to available interior space, fuel economy, and advanced safety features. Learn more about how these two popular sedans compare today!

Interior Room

The Nissan Altima and Honda Civic both deliver quality and comfortable seating for five passengers, but only the Nissan Altima is designed with every passenger in mind as there are extra legroom and shoulder room dimensions to make everyone feel at home. This makes there Altima ideal for commuting family and friends around New Haven. Check out the interior dimensions of the Nissan Altima and the Honda Civic below:

2019 Nissan Altima S

  • Front Legroom: 44.1 inches
  • Front Shoulder Room: 58.2 inches
  • Rear Shoulder Room: 57.1 inches

2019 Honda Civic LX

  • Front Legroom: 42.3 inches
  • Front Shoulder Room: 57.0 inches
  • Rear Shoulder Room: 55.0 inches

Fuel Economy

Excessive fuel costs are a thing of the past thanks to the impressive performances of the Civic and the Altima. Both models feature continuously variable transmissions while Northford drivers who opt for the Honda Civic may experience varying fuel performances due to an optional 10-speed automatic transmission and 6-speed manual transmissions. Here are the most recent EPA ratings to get the best idea of the efficiency both cars offer:

  • 2019 Nissan Altima S EPA mpg: 28/39 city/highway mpg
  • 2019 Honda Civic LX EPA Estimated mpg: 30/38 city/highway mpg

Safety Features

Northford drivers want to ensure they are protected on the road, and the Nissan Altima and Honda Accord come equipped with some of the following advanced safety features to keep you focused and alert behind the wheel:

  • Rearview Monitor
  • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning
  • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Available Blind Spot Warning

If you do end up behind the wheel of the Nissan Altima, you’ll find that its advanced Intelligent Driver Alertness system delivers additional safety features not found within the Accord lineup. This latest safety system tracks driving conditions and driving behavior to sense driver drowsiness. If the Intelligent Driver Alertness system senses unsafe driver attention level, it will sound an alert to the driver to take a break and avoid driving any further until they are fully rested.

Find the New Altima for Sale at Executive Nissan

After checking out this Nissan Altima vs. Honda Civic comparison are you convinced that the Nissan Altima offers improved interior space, performance specs, and safety features? You can learn more about the Nissan Altima MPG rating and check out popular comparison features such as the Nissan Rogue vs. Toyota RAV-4. Be sure to browse our new Nissan Altima inventory to find what suits you best. Contact us today to schedule a test drive!

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