|2014 Nissan Altima||2014 Honda Accord|
|38mpg||Highway Fuel Economy||34mpg|
|15.4 cu.ft.||Cargo Capacity (w/ all seats in)||13.7 cu.ft.|
2014 Nissan Altima vs 2014 Honda Accord
An affordable car with fuel economy that exceeds expectations can be a tough deal to come by. In this side-by-side comparison between the 2014 Nissan Altima vs 2014 Honda Accord details two reliable vehicles that are both 2014 IIHS Top Safety Picks. Additionally, the 2014 Nissan Altima has been ranked #3 Best Sedan Under $25,000 and 1 in 12 Best Family Cars of 2014 by KBB.com, and this comparison will explain why it’s well deserving of these titles.
The 2014 Alima is only available as a sedan, making it a more appealing vehicle for families, and with its continuously variable-speed automatic transmission, the ride will be smooth and seamless. As for the 2014 Accord, it generally is featured as a coupe, either automatic or manual, but is also offered as a sedan as well. The backseat and trunk space of the sedan model are notably smaller and more cramped; back seat leg and head room are approximately 5 inches less than the back interior of the 2014 Altima. All around, the 2014 Altima is going to be more spacious in terms of passenger comfortability and cargo space, especially because it offers split-folding rear seats.
2014 Nissan Altima, Improvements inside and out
The 2014 Nissan Altima didn’t improve both the exterior and interior for the sake of bragging rights. The changes were made to help improve responsiveness and prepare drivers for most any circumstances. The active understeer control system has dulled the sharpness of turns by braking the inside wheels for better control while the redesigned rear suspension is proven to provide maximum tire contact. Even more impressive yet are the ZF Sachs shock absorbers, the same ones that luxury cars such as Porsche and BMW are equipped with to tackle any jostling speed-bump or uneven road.
Not only is the 2014 Nissan Altima lighter, more aerodynamic, and more powerful, but it also is more intelligent than previous models. More important than the actual gadgets and gizmos themselves is the fact that Nissan’s innovative technology has been rated by consumers as “highly user friendly.” A few of the optional specs include: blind spot warning, moving object detection, lane departure warning, and the tire pressure monitoring system. The 2014 Honda Accord also has boosted it’s street smarts with forward collision warning, a rearview camera, and lane departure warning. One final feature that is unique to Nissan and easy to use for all, even those who are not tech savy, is NissanConnect with Apps. Even on the go, you can keep connected with your social network sites, play music, check the weather, and even find a gas station if ever in a bind.
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Active understeer control
Altima’s Active Understeer Control system sets even the sharpest turn straight. It works by braking the inside wheels for better control through corners for a more confident feel behind the wheel.
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