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4-Door Sedan I4 Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 22 33 $18,882 $20,195
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 22 32 $19,864 $21,245
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual LE 22 33 $19,810 $21,650
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic LE 22 32 $20,771 $22,700
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual SE 22 33 $20,898 $22,965
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic SE 22 32 $21,808 $23,965
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LE 20 29 $23,082 $25,365
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic SE 20 29 $24,243 $26,640
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic XLE 22 32 $24,321 $26,725
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic XLE 20 29 $27,159 $29,845
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4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 23 32 $19,431 $20,270
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 S 23 32 $21,028 $22,430
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 SL 23 32 $21,028 $22,430
2-Door Coupe I4 Manual 2.5 S 23 31 $21,917 $23,380
2-Door Coupe I4 CVT 2.5 S 23 32 $22,385 $23,880
4-Door Sedan V6 CVT 3.5 SR 20 27 $23,272 $25,110
4-Door Sedan I4 eCVT Hybrid 33 33 $25,116 $26,800
2-Door Coupe V6 CVT 3.5 SR 20 27 $26,139 $28,210
2-Door Coupe V6 Manual 3.5 SR 18 27 $28,294 $30,540
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,882
$19,431
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,195
$20,270
Monthly Payment Estimate
$337 / month
$338 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Toyota Camry isn’t at the leading edge in any way, but it remains one of the smartest mid-size sedan picks. The 2011 Nissan Altima isn't quite as roomy as some mid-size rivals, but it's one of the sportiest-driving choices.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.6 56.8
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 35.8
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 40.6
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 52.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 55.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.4 100.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 36.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 55.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 44.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 109.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 27.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
189.2 190.7
Height, Overall (in)
57.9 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 61.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.0 15.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.57 x - TBD - 11.7 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.98 x - TBD - 11.5 x 0.35
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 20.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 2.83
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 36.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P215/60TR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P215/60TR16
Spare Tire Size
T155/70D17 T135/906
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3263 3180
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 8.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
167 @ 4100 180 @ 3900
Engine Order Code
NA QR25DE
Displacement
2.5L/152 2.5L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
169 @ 6000 175 @ 5600
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 23
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.06 5.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Continuously Variable
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 2.37 - 0.44
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 NA
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.55 1.78
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Toyota Camry Nissan Altima
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 0.68
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer Bar & Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.95 0.86
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Dual-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 6.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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