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Nissan Altima vs. Toyota Camry

When comparing the Nissan Altima to the Toyota Camry, the Nissan Altima has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. The Toyota Camry has the advantage in the areas of overall quality score and base engine power. The Nissan Altima and Toyota Camry have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Nissan Altima versus the Toyota Camry, the Nissan Altima is a better car than the Toyota Camry.

Nissan Altima versus Toyota Camry Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Nissan Altima ranges from $18,995 to $29,748 while a used Toyota Camry from the same model year range is priced between $21,687 to $35,289. For a new model, the Nissan Altima's price is between $25,529 and $33,929, with the Toyota Camry priced between $26,492 and $37,415.

Nissan Altima versus Toyota Camry Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Nissan Altima is 8.3 out of 10 while the Toyota Camry's quality rating is 8.9 out of 10. This results in the Nissan Altima being ranked 6 out of 13 Best Midsize Cars and the Toyota Camry being ranked 2 out of 13.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Nissan Altima’s base engine makes 188 horsepower, and the Toyota Camry base engine makes 203 horsepower. Both the Altima and the Camry are rated to deliver an average of 32 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 632 and 616 miles respectively. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are midsize cars, the Nissan Altima has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, and trunk space. The Toyota Camry has the advantage in the areas of rear head room and rear leg room.

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2023 Nissan Altima

2023 Toyota Camry

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$25,529 - $33,929

Used Asking Price:

$18,995 - $29,748

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

48.9%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$26,492 - $37,415

Used Asking Price:

$21,687 - $35,289

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

40.7%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.3 / 10

Reliability:

8.3 / 10

Retained Value:

6.7 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.9 / 10

Reliability:

8.9 / 10

Retained Value:

7.9 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 13
4 / 13
6 / 13
6 / 13

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 13
2 / 13
2 / 13
2 / 13

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

2.5 SL, 2.5 S, 2.0 SR, 2.5 SR, 2.5 SV

Trim Levels

SE Nightshade, XLE, TRD, SE, LE, XSE V6, XSE, XLE V6

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

2 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

188 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

180 foot-lbs @ 3600 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.058 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

203 hp @ 6600 rpm

Torque:

184 foot-lbs @ 5000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.061 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

27 / 39 / 32

Range (city/hwy):

437 / 632 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

28 / 39 / 32

Range (city/hwy):

442 / 616 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Available

Android Auto:

Available

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.2 inches

Front Leg Room:

43.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.2 inches

Rear Head Room:

36.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.2 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57.1 inches

Cargo Space:

15.4 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

100.6 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

38 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.7 inches

Cargo Space:

15.1 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

100.4 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3253 lbs

Width:

72.9 inches

Height:

56.7 inches

Length:

192.9 inches

Wheelbase:

111.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3310 lbs

Width:

72.4 inches

Height:

56.9 inches

Length:

192.1 inches

Wheelbase:

111.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.7 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

16.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

steel

Tire Size:

P215/60R16

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

P215/55R17