2020 Nissan Altima vs 2020 Subaru Legacy

2020 Nissan Altima vs 2020 Subaru Legacy

Are you looking for a midsized sedan that not only looks good as it drives down the street but has a lot of safety features? There are currently two good options on the market that meet this criterion. They are the 2020 Nissan Altima and the 2020 Subaru Legacy. In this 2020 Nissan Altima vs 2020 Subaru Legacy comparison, we will look at the features of these two vehicles and help you decide which one best fits your needs. Beginning on the outside, the 2020 Nissan Altima looks like it is sophisticated and ready for an adventure. The 2020 Subaru Legacy looks like most other sedans on the road.

Keep reading to learn more about the features of the 2020 Nissan Altima and 2020 Subaru Legacy. Otherwise, click the link below to browse our current inventory at Charlie Clark Nissan in Brownsville, TX.

2020 Nissan Altima


2020 Subaru Legacy

188 Horsepower 182
180 Torque 176
32, 28, 39 Fuel Economy (Combined, City, Highway) 30, 27, 35
Available Parking Assist Not Available on Base Model

Which sedan: the Altima or the Legacy?

The standard engine in the 2020 Nissan Altima is a 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder engine that produces 188 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. The standard engine in the 2020 Subaru Legacy is a 2.4-liter engine that produces 182 horsepower and 176 lb-ft of torque. Even though it is not by much, the 2020 Nissan Altima still outperforms the 2020 Subaru Legacy.

Is a vehicle that has a good fuel economy important to you? The 2020 Nissan Altima gets an estimated 32 mpg combined, 28 mpg in the city, and 39 mpg on the highway. The 2020 Subaru Legacy only gets 30 mpg combined, 27 mpg in the city, and 35 mpg on the highway. Again, though these numbers are close, you still will visit a gas station less frequently in a 2020 Nissan Altima.

Finally, are safety and driver-assist features important to you? The 2020 Nissan Altima comes standard with Nissan ProPILOT Assist which helps the vehicle stay in the center of its lane and maintain its speed. It also has Safety Shield 360 which includes technologies such as Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Rear Automatic Braking, Lane Departure Warning, radar-based Blind-Spot Warning, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, and High Beam Assist. The 2020 Subaru Legacy comes standard with Adaptive Cruise Control and Lane Centering, DriverFocus, Reverse Automatic Braking, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Blind Spot Detection with Lane Change Assist.

As you can see, the 2020 Nissan Altima clearly outperforms the 2020 Subaru Legacy when it comes to power, safety and fuel economy. Interested in learning more about the 2020 Nissan Altima? Please fill out the form below!