2020 Honda Insight vs. 2021 Nissan Altima | NewCars.com

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2020 Honda Insight vs. 2021 Nissan Altima Review

New 2020 Honda Insight

2020 Honda
Insight

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New 2021 Nissan Altima

2021 Nissan
Altima

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MSRP*
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$22,930 to $28,340
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$24,300 to $34,100
Invoice* $21,304 to $26,312 $22,650 to $31,764
MPG - City 51 - 55 25 - 28
MPG - Hwy 45 - 49 34 - 39
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Insight as you will with the Nissan Altima, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Honda Insight will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Nissan Altima. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Insight will cost more in transportation costs than the Nissan Altima.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Insight is significantly less powerful than the Nissan Altima. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Insight and the Nissan Altima.

Warranty
The Honda Insight comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Altima.