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2021 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2021 Nissan Altima Review

New 2021 Hyundai Sonata

2021 Hyundai
Sonata

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New 2021 Nissan Altima

2021 Nissan
Altima

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MSRP*
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$23,600 to $33,850
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$24,300 to $34,100
Invoice* $22,670 to $32,172 $22,650 to $31,764
MPG - City 23 - 28 25 - 28
MPG - Hwy 33 - 38 34 - 39
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 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 Hyundai Sonata 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). The Hyundai Sonata is somewhat more expensive 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 Hyundai Sonata will cost more in transportation costs than the Nissan Altima.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Hyundai Sonata and the Nissan Altima.

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

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Sonata than that of the Nissan Altima.