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2018 Hyundai Sonata vs 2017 Nissan Altima

Buying a new car can require a lot of time and research, and here at Coastal Hyundai, we want to do our best to make the process hassle-free. To help you out, we frequently do much of the research for you and present it in comparison format on pages like this one. Here, we're focusing on the 2018 Hyundai Sonata vs the 2017 Nissan Altima.

Now, the only reason we are comparing a 2018 model year vehicle against a 2017 model year vehicle is because Altima still has yet to release the 2018 Altima as of this writing. If the changes to that model are significant, we'll be sure to update you on our site. For now, however, one major difference between the vehicles is clear, and that is the Sonata's superior interior space for passengers, providing an incredible 106.1 cu ft. That's enough to rival even some full-size sedans.

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2018 Hyundai Sonata vs 2017 Nissan Altima
185 hp, 178 lb-ft of torque Standard Engine Specs 179 hp, 177 lb-ft of torque
106.1 cu ft Passenger Volume 101.9 cu ft
5 years/60,000 miles New Vehicle Limited Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles
$22,050 MSRP $22,500

Differences Between the 2017 Sonata and 2017 Altima

Then of course, there are the engines. To be fair, though the Sonata does have more power from its standard engine than the Altima, the numbers are fairly close. In addition, both vehicles to offer a more powerful available engine to those who want it. That being said, Altima buyers will face an MSRP that is a bit steeper than the Sonata if they want to pay up for the extra engine power.

On top of that, the Sonata also starts at a slightly lower MSRP too. Despite this difference in price, it also comes standard with some features that the Altima does not, including a 6-way front passenger seat control, adjustable rear head restraints, driver-side knee protection airbags, daytime running lights, Blind Spot Detection and more.

As you can see, the 2018 Hyundai Sonata has a clear edge in many key areas, but we still want you to be the just when comparing it to the 2017 Nissan Altima. To do that, schedule a test drive at Coastal Hyundai and we'd be happy to get you time behind the wheel.

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