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2021 Nissan Altima vs. 2021 Toyota Camry Review

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2021 Nissan
Altima

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2021 Toyota
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MSRP*
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$24,350 to $34,150
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$25,045 to $35,620
Invoice* $22,697 to $31,812 $22,916 to $32,413
MPG - City 25 - 28 22 - 28
MPG - Hwy 34 - 39 31 - 39
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Camry than the Nissan Altima, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Nissan Altima will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Camry.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Nissan Altima as you will with the Toyota Camry, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Nissan Altima will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Camry. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Nissan Altima will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota Camry.

Dimensions
The Nissan Altima is about the same width as the Toyota Camry. When looking at overall length, the Nissan Altima takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Camry.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Nissan Altima doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Toyota Camry.

Handling
The Nissan Altima has about the same turning radius as the Toyota Camry, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Nissan Altima has less horsepower than the Toyota Camry, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Nissan Altima and the Toyota Camry. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Nissan Altima as you will in the Toyota Camry.

Warranty
The Nissan Altima comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Camry.