Compare 2021 Nissan Altima vs 2021 Toyota Camry

2021 Nissan Altima
2021 Toyota Camry
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2.0 SR Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Altima 2.0 SR Sedan 25 34 $28,789 $30,900
Altima 2.5 Platinum AWD Sedan 25 35 $31,904 $34,250
Altima 2.5 S Sedan 28 39 $22,884 $24,550
Altima 2.5 SL AWD Sedan 25 35 $29,244 $31,390
Altima 2.5 SL Sedan 28 39 $27,942 $29,990
Altima 2.5 SR AWD Sedan 25 35 $26,045 $27,950
Altima 2.5 SR Sedan 28 39 $24,743 $26,550
Altima 2.5 SV AWD Sedan 26 36 $25,116 $26,950
Altima 2.5 SV Sedan 27 37 $23,813 $25,550
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Hybrid LE CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Camry Hybrid LE CVT 51 53 $25,088 $27,270
Camry Hybrid SE CVT 44 47 $26,483 $28,785
Camry Hybrid XLE CVT 44 47 $29,597 $32,170
Camry Hybrid XSE CVT 44 47 $30,102 $32,720
Camry LE Automatic 28 39 $22,916 $25,045
Camry LE Automatic AWD 25 34 $24,197 $26,445
Camry SE Automatic 28 39 $24,170 $26,560
Camry SE Automatic AWD 25 34 $25,444 $27,960
Camry SE Nightshade Automatic 28 39 $24,807 $27,260
Camry SE Nightshade Automatic AWD 25 34 $26,081 $28,660
Camry TRD V6 Automatic 22 31 $29,357 $32,260
Camry XLE Automatic 27 38 $27,250 $29,945
Camry XLE Automatic AWD 25 34 $28,524 $31,345
Camry XLE V6 Automatic 22 33 $31,913 $35,070
Camry XSE Automatic 27 38 $27,750 $30,495
Camry XSE Automatic AWD 25 34 $29,024 $31,895
Camry XSE V6 Automatic 22 32 $32,413 $35,620

Pricing

Invoice Price

$28,789
$25,088

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$30,900
$27,270

Monthly Payment Estimate

$515 / month
$455 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

6.5
7.0

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2021 Nissan Altima has a plain-spoken appeal, not to mention high safety scores and a great low price. The 2021 Toyota Camry elevates its family-sedan game with grabby looks and hybrid power.

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Fuel Economy

City

25 mpg 51 mpg

Highway

34 mpg 53 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Midsize Cars Midsize Cars

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in)

43.8 42.1

Passenger Volume (ft³)

98.8 99.9

Front Hip Room (in)

54.7 55.4

Second Leg Room (in)

35.2 38

Front Head Room (in)

38 38.3

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Hip Room (in)

54.5 54.6

Front Shoulder Room (in)

58.2 57.7

Second Head Room (in)

36.7 37.6

Second Shoulder Room (in)

57.1 55.7

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in)

62.8 63.2

Wheelbase (in)

111.2 111.2

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

72.9 72.4

Track Width, Front (in)

62.8 63

Min Ground Clearance (in)

5 5.7

Length, Overall (in)

192.9 192.1

Height, Overall (in)

56.8 56.9

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

15.4 15.1

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

11.5 11.1

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

11.7 12

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

16.2 13.2

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

37.4 37.4

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P235/40VR19 P205/65VR16

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P235/40VR19 P205/65VR16

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3418 3480

Wheels

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

19 X 8 16 X 6.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Steel

Rear Wheel Size (in)

19 X 8 16 X 6.5

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

150 -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

267 @ 4000 163 @ 5200

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

2.0 L/120 2.5 L/152

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

236 @ 5600 208 @ 5700

Engine Type

Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas/Electric I-4

Fuel System

Port/Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

29 52

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

34 53

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

25 51

Transmission

Reverse Ratio (:1)

1.80 -

Trans Type

1 1

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

5.25 3.29

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Trans Description Cont.

CVT w/OD CVT w/OD

Summary

Vehicle Name

Nissan Altima Toyota Camry

Body Style

Sedan Sedan

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

6.0 3.4

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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