Toyota Camry vs Nissan Altima
When you’re cruising near Nashville, Gallatin, and Madison, you deserve to ride in style. If efficiency and performance are a must for you, a sedan might just be your best option.
However, finding the right sedan for your needs can be tough. That’s why we here at Ron Hibbard Toyota have taken the Toyota Camry and the Nissan Altima and put them against each other. Both are impressive in their own right, but you can only get one. Find out which is best for you in our comprehensive Toyota Camry vs. Nissan Altima comparison and contact us with any questions.
Toyota Camry vs Nissan Altima: Performance
The most noticeable difference between these two sedans is performance. The Camry has four possible engines. Its standard offering is a 2.5L engine that supplies you with a commanding 203 horsepower as well as 184 lb-ft of torque. The Camry is available with a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine. This one produces a maximum of 206 horsepower along with 186 lb-ft of torque.
Next up is the available 3.5L V6 that’s able to generate as much as 301 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque. The Toyota Camry is also available with a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine with Dual Injection and Dual Variable Valve Timing with Intelligence (VVT-i). Its output gives you 176 horsepower with 163 lb-ft of torque.
The Nissan Altima only has two engines. The one that comes standard is a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine. It produces 188 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. The other possible engine in the Altima is a 2.0L with four cylinders, 248 horsepower, and 273 lb-ft of torque. The above numbers make it quite clear that the Toyota Camry offers the widest range of power as well as the most overall.
At the base level, the difference is more profound when discussing what these cars can do in terms of fuel efficiency. The 4-cylinder Altima features an EPA-estimated 28 city/39 highway MPG. This is very impressive, but the Camry manages to push it to the next level. When equipped with the standard 4-cylinder, the Camry earns an EPA-estimated 29 city/41 highway MPG. *
Safety Features Between the Camry and the Altima
Both sedans are equipped with driver-assistance features, but only the Camry features them all standard on the most basic models. For instance, you’ll have access to the entire Toyota Safety Sense™ -P suite which includes a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection. The Altima has a similar feature, but it does not come as a standard feature.
Toyota Camry vs Nissan Altima: The Verdict
Both contenders in our Toyota Camry vs. Nissan Altima comparison are impressive, but the Toyota Camry is superior overall. Come to Ron Hibbard Toyota and see for yourself everything the Camry can offer. We invite all of our drivers near Nashville, Gallatin, and Madison to take a look. Contact us to schedule your test drive today!
*2019 Toyota Camry Fuel Economy: 2019 EPA-estimated 29 city/41 highway/34 combined mpg for Camry. Actual mileage will vary.