2017 Honda Accord vs 2017 Nissan Altima

When it comes to finding the right, well-equipped family sedan there are plenty of options on the market. In this 2017 Honda Accord vs 2017 Nissan Altima comparison, we are going to look at two of the mid-range sporty trims of each of these models. The 2017 Honda Accord Sport offers slightly more advanced driving options than the base LX trim, but it still offers excellent value for an individual commuter or family. The 2017 Nissan Altima SR is also a slightly advanced trim that still remains extremely affordable.

Each of these sedans is roughly the same cost, but time and again the Honda model offers a slight edge in practicality and engagement. The 2017 Honda Accord Sport offers slightly more rear cargo space. The Accord Sport model also comes with dual-zone automatic climate control, while the Nissan SR offers just standard air conditioning.

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2017 Honda Accord Sport sedan VS 2017 Nissan Altima SR
15.8 cubic feet Cargo Space 15.4 cubic feet
Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control Climate Control Air Conditioning
2.4-L 4-Cylinder (189 hp) Engine 2.5-L 4-cylinder (179 hp)
Standard Rearview Camera, Available Honda Sensing Safety Features Standard Rearview Camera

Sporty Performance on the 2017 Honda Accord Sport

Both the Accord Sport and the Nissan Altima SR are billed as a sporty sedan option, but when we look at the power outputs from these two models, the Honda model clearly excels. The 2017 Honda Accord Sport comes with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 189 horsepower and 182 pound-feet of torque. This is slightly more than the output on lower trims of the 2017 Honda Accord Sport. In contrast, the 2017 Nissan Altima SR four-cylinder 2.5-liter engine offers just 179 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque. This makes the Honda sedan a much more engaging and responsive drive.

Another way the Honda shines in this 2017 Honda Accord Sedan vs 2017 Nissan Altima comparison is when we look at available safety features. The 2017 Nissan Altima SR comes standard with a rearview camera, but other driver assistance features are only available on upper trims. In contrast, the 2017 Honda Accord Sport sedan is available with the full Honda Sensing suite of crash prevention features, including forward collision warnings with automatic emergency braking and adaptive cruise control.

To learn more about this comparison, or to schedule a test drive for a 2017 Honda Accord Sedan in Oklahoma City, OK, contact a member of the Battison Honda sales team.

steering wheel of the 2017 Honda Accord Sport sedan
rear seats and cargo area of the 2017 Honda Accord Sport sedan
front wheel of the 2017 Honda Accord Sport sedan
engine in the 2017 Honda Accord Sport sedan

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