2017 Nissan Altima vs 2017 Toyota Camry
If you’re torn between the 2017 Nissan Altima and the 2017 Toyota Camry, you have a tough decision to make. While both vehicles offer a lot to their respective drivers, which one would you prefer to take out on the roads in the Brockton, Randolph, and Stoughton areas? If you’re not sure yet, don’t worry; you will be soon enough.
In this article, we’re going to closely examine the 2017 Nissan Altima and the 2017 Toyota Camry. We’ll be comparing both sedans based on power and efficiency, interior space and comfort, and safety features. This comparison will show you the real differences so you can decide which sedan is right for you.
2017 Nissan Altima vs 2017 Toyota Camry: Power & Efficiency
The Nissan Altima and the Toyota Camry are both equipped with respective 2.5L 4-cylinder engines. The Nissan Altima comes paired with the Xtronic CVT (continuously variable transmission) and the Toyota Camry features a 6-speed automatic transmission. In terms of performance, the Nissan Altima achieves 179 horsepower while the Toyota Camry maxes out at 178 horsepower.
While the difference in horsepower isn’t huge, the Nissan Altima shows its true advantage with fuel efficiency. The 2017 Nissan Altima gets an EPA-estimated 27/39 city/highway MPG.* The Toyota Camry only gets 24/33 city/highway MPG, falling just below the capabilities of the Nissan Altima.
Nissan Altima vs Toyota Camry: Interior Space & Comfort
Both the Nissan Altima and the Toyota Camry come with cloth seating to provide comfort for their respective five passengers. However, when it comes to passenger space, there’s a clear dividing line between these sedans. The Nissan Altima offers 40 inches of headroom and 45 inches of legroom for its front passengers, while the Toyota Camry only offers 38.8 inches of headroom and 41.6 inches of legroom for the passengers riding up front. However, each sedan features a 15.4-cubic-foot trunk.
Read more about the Nissan Altima interior in this review.
The Nissan Altima features Vehicle Stability Management and the Toyota Camry features Vehicle Stability Control. These systems provide extra control during slippery road conditions. During an instance of wheel slip, these systems will apply enough brake pressure to help regain traction.
Both sedans are equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). This feature will notify you when it detects that one or more of your tires is low on air and requires a fill. The TPMS in the Nissan Altima not only informs you of the exact tire with low air, but it also features the Easy-Fill Alert, which will provide an audible ding when the tire has reached its appropriate level when you’re filling up.
Test Drive the 2017 Nissan Altima
In this comparison, you learned a lot about the 2017 Nissan Altima and the 2017 Toyota Camry. More importantly, you learned how these sedans differ from each other, with the Nissan Altima having several advantages. However, you can learn even more about the Nissan Altima by taking it out for a spin.
Schedule your test drive with us at Nissan 24, the dealership that proudly serves drivers in the Brockton, Randolph, and Stoughton areas.
*Fuel economy based on targeted 2017 EPA fuel economy estimates for 2017 Altima®. Targeted 2017 fuel economy estimates:
• 27 city MPG/39 highway MPG/31 combined MPG for 2017 Altima 2.5, 2.5 S, 2.5 SV, 2.5 SL trims.
• 26 city MPG/37 highway MPG/30 combined MPG for 2017 Altima 2.5 SR trim (including Midnight Edition).
• 22 city MPG/32 highway MPG/26 combined MPG for 2017 Altima 3.5 SR and 3.5 SL trims based on Nissan internal testing results, subject to EPA confirmation.
Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.