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Comparing the "2012 Hyundai Sonata" and "2012 Nissan Altima"

Overview

MSRP

$19,795

$20,550

MPG (Combined)

Not Available

Not Available

Engine

190-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas) ,

198-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)

170-hp, 2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas) ,

175-hp, 2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas)

Transmission

6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual ,

6-speed manual w/OD

2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual

Drivetrain

FWD

FWD

Seats

5

5

Consumer Rating

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Pricing

List Price

$20,570

$21,340

MSRP

$19,795

$20,550

Invoice Price

$18,971

$19,699

Destination Charge

$775

$790

Fuel Economy

Combined MPG

Not Available

Not Available

City MPG

24

23

Highway MPG

35

32

Convenience

Cruise Control

Standard

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Not available

Not available

Compass

Available

Not available

Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Driver and passenger

Not available

Steering Wheel Material

Urethane

Urethane

Gear Shift Knob Trim

Metal-look

Urethane

Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Standard

Standard

Clock

In-dash

Not available

12-Volt DC Power Outlet

2

2

Retained Accessory Power

Standard

Standard

Dome Light

Fade

Regular

Glovebox Light

Standard

Standard

Map Light

Front

Front & rear

Cargo Light

Standard

Standard

Cupholders

Front and rear

Front and rear

Programmable Garage-Door Opener

Available

Not available

Voice Recorder

Not available

Not available

Tire Mobility Kit

Not available

Not available

Rearview Mirror

Day-night

Day-night

Rear Window Defogger

Standard

Standard

Floor Mats

Available: Carpeted front & rear

Available: Carpeted front & rear

USB Ports

Not available

Standard

Hands Free Auto-Opening Liftgate/Trunk

Not available

Not available

Proximity Key

Not available

Standard

Specifications

Length

189.8 "

190.7 "

Wheelbase

110.0 "

109.3 "

Front Track

62.9 "

61.0 "

Rear Track

62.9 "

61.0 "

Width

72.2 "

70.7 "

Turning Radius

17.9 '

18.1 '

Height

57.9 "

58.0 "

Horsepower

198 @ 6,300 rpm

175 @ 5,600 rpm

Torque

184 @ 4,250 rpm

180 @ 3,900 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

18.5 gal.

20.0 gal.

Bore and Stroke

3.46 / 3.82 "

3.50 / 3.94 "

Drag Coefficient

.28

.31

Curb Weight

3,161 lbs.

3,180 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

4,299 lbs.

4,279 lbs.

Maximum Trailer Weight

Not available

1,000 lbs.

Passenger Volume

104 cu.ft.

101 cu.ft.

Front Legroom

45.5 "

44.1 "

Front Headroom

40.0 "

40.6 "

Front Hip Room

55.2 "

56.8 "

Front Shoulder Room

57.9 "

55.7 "

Rear Legroom

34.6 "

35.8 "

Rear Headroom

37.8 "

36.8 "

Rear Hip Room

54.9 "

52.5 "

Rear Shoulder Room

56.7 "

55.5 "

Maximum Luggage Volume

16.4 cu.ft.

15.3 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume

16.4 cu.ft.

15.3 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume Seats Folded

Not available

Not available

Maximum Interior Cargo Volume

16.4 cu.ft.

15.3 cu.ft.

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