Honda vs Nissan Fuel Efficiency

Honda Beats Nissan in Fuel Economy Battle

Both Honda and Nissan make some remarkably efficient vehicles for drivers here in the Elgin and Crystal Lake, IL area. That should be clear enough to anybody that’s been paying attention to the auto industry lately. These two forward thinking Japanese firms have been putting out some of most fuel efficient vehicles on the market for years. But, which one wins out when you compare the brands side by side in a fuel economy competition? Read on to find out!

Honda Leads Nissan in Fuel Economy

In most of the important categories, Honda handily beats out Nissan when it comes to fuel economy. Take a look at the chart below, which compares model against model to show you just how much better the Honda vehicles turn out in the EPA ratings:


2015 Honda Accord Hybrid: 50 mpg city/45 mpg highway/47 mpg combined* with CVT 2015 Nissan Altima: 27 mpg city/38 mpg highway /31 mpg combined
2016 Honda HR-V: 28 mpg city/35 mpg highway/31 mpg combined** with CVT 2015 Nissan Juke: 28 mpg city/34 mpg highway /30 mpg combined with six-speed manual
2015 Honda Civic HF: 31 mpg city/41 mpg highway/35 mpg combined** with CVT 2015 Nissan Sentra FE: 30 mpg city/40 mpg highway/34 mpg combined with CVT
2015 Honda Fit LX: 33 mpg city/41 mpg highway/36 mpg combined** with CVT 2015 Nissan Versa Note: 31 mpg city/40 mpg highway/25 mpg combined
2015 Honda CR-V: 27 mpg city/34 mpg highway/29 mpg combined** 2015 Nissan Rogue: 26 mpg city/33 mpg highway/28 mpg combined
2015 Honda Odyssey: 19 mpg city/28 mpg highway/22 mpg combined** 2015 Nissan Quest: 20 mpg city/27 mpg highway/22 mpg combined
2016 Honda Pilot: 20 mpg city/27 mpg highway/23 mpg combined** with nine-speed automatic transmission 2015 Nissan Pathfinder: 20 mpg city/27 mpg highway/23 mpg combined with CVT


You can see that in just about every category Honda models beat the equivalent Nissan models. It’s important to note that Nissan doesn’t even make hybrid models of most of their vehicles while Honda makes several hybrid models, further widening the fuel economy gap.

Visit Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake

Here at Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake, we’re happy to help you find your efficient new Honda vehicle. Contact us online or give us a call at 888-905-9883 to learn more about what we have in stock now!

*50 city/45 highway/47 combined mpg rating. Based on 2015 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.

**Based on 2015 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.