Hyundai Sonata vs Nissan Altima

Hyundai Sonata SpecsNeed a midsize car that's the perfect blend of flair and function? If so, the 2019 Hyundai Sonata and Nissan Altima may just fit the bill. They're two impressive sedans, but which is best suited for your Hardeeville, Bluffton, or Hilton Head Island drive?

In this car comparison, our team at Peacock Hyundai Hilton Head will help you answer that question. Read on to learn about these cars' interiors, technology, and performance-and reach out to us if you have any questions!

Sonata vs Altima: Cabin Comforts

2018 Hyundai Sonata Interior ComfortWhether you choose the 2019 Sonata or Altima, you'll find a car with plenty of space inside. In either ride, the driver and front passenger can ride in supreme comfort: There's a roomy 43.8 inches of front legroom in the Nissan sedan and an incredible 45.5 inches of front legroom Hyundai sedan.

You'll have space to relax, stretch your legs, and get comfy for the ride ahead. Plus, each car offers its own available power moonroof, so you can reinvigorate your ride with some fresh air and sunlight.

However, only the moonroof in the Sonata is panoramic, with a second pane for passengers in the rear. If you want a first-class experience for your backseat riders, only the Sonata can deliver it in full.

Cargo Space & Storage

In the Hyundai Sonata and Nissan Altima, your cargo will have plenty of room, too. There's 15.4 cubic feet of cargo space in the Altima, and the Sonata adds an extra cubic foot for 16.3 cubic feet total. You'll have space to store everything from groceries to luggage for a family vacation.

In addition to that extra cubic foot of space, the Sonata offers something you won't find in the Nissan car: an optional hands-free smart trunk lid. Just stand behind it with your key fob on hand, and the lid will rise automatically. When your hands are full, it's a convenient feature to have at your disposal.

All-Star Performance Specs

Hyundai Sonata PerformanceMechanically, the 2019 Sonata and Altima look quite similar. Each offers two engines: a base 4-cylinder with nearly 190 horsepower on tap as well as an available turbocharged 4-cylinder that generates almost 250 horsepower.

The base engines are great for driving around town, while the available turbocharged engines are perfect for more robust highway driving. Both sedans have been praised by test drivers for their smooth rides and ability to absorb road imperfections with ease.

Want to customize your drive? Only the Hyundai sedan offers standard selectable drive modes, including Eco, Sport, and Standard modes. You can get the driving dynamics you're looking for on your daily drive!

Hyundai Sonata vs Nissan Altima: Choose Your Midsize Sedan

Finding the perfect midsize car is an involved process. We hope this car comparison of the 2019 Hyundai Sonata and Nissan Altima is helpful as you shop for the ideal ride for your Hardeeville, Bluffton, or Hilton Head Island drive.

While both sedans stand out in their own ways, the Sonata really makes a mark with its selectable drive modes, panoramic moonroof, and hands-free trunk lid. You can experience all these features for yourself when you schedule a test drive right here at Peacock Hyundai Hilton Head!   

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