2020 Nissan Altima vs 2020 Hyundai Sonata

Are you considering either the 2020 Nissan Altima or the 2020 Hyundai Sonata? Don’t know how they compare? With our 2020 Nissan Altima vs 2020 Hyundai Sonata comparison, we are here to help you spot the key differences between these similar sedans. Note that for this comparison, we are reviewing the highest trim level for each model. For the 2020 Nissan Altima, the highest trim available is Platinum. The Limited trim is the highest offered for the 2020 Hyundai Sonata.

2020 Nissan Altima


2020 Hyundai Sonata

$25,025 - $36,105 MSRP $24,555 - $34,455
236 Horsepower Maximum Horsepower 180 Horsepower
Xtronic CVT® Transmission 8-Speed Automatic w/ OD and Auto-Manual
Available All-Wheel Drive Not Available


Features Offered in the 2020 Nissan Altima Sedan

As you can tell from the chart above, there are many notable differences between these two rivals. First, each option has a similar price range, with the Altima being a tad higher in the MSRP. However, this doesn’t mean that drivers aren’t receiving high value. Five trims are offered for the Altima while the Sonata has four. If you are searching for the sedan with the higher horsepower, the 2020 Nissan Altima is the way to go. With up to 236 horsepower and utilizing the efficient and responsive Xtronic CVT®, the Altima reigns supreme when it comes to performance. Want to feel safer while driving in rain or snow? The 2020 Nissan Altima also offers available Intelligent All-Wheel Drive, while the Sonata only offers front-wheel drive.

Regarding similarities, both sedans share relatively the same features. This includes both models offering an available proximity key, innovative safety features like Lane Departure Warning and Parking Assist, and more.

For more details about the 2020 Nissan Altima, contact us here at Sheehy Nissan of Glen Burnie. We will provide you with more information and offer our advice if you need help deciding which trim level is best for you.

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Front passenger angle of a red 2020 Nissan Altima
Front interior inside the 2020 Nissan Altima
Rear driver angle of a red 2020 Nissan Altima with a man walking towards it