2017 Toyota Camry vs 2017 Nissan Altima

The midsize sedan class has always been the home of fierce competition. Models is this segment are competing for the coveted title of the best family sedan. Looking at the 2017 Toyota Camry vs the 2017 Nissan Altima will help drivers considering both of these cars.

Both the Toyota Camry and Nissan Altima are offered in multiple trim levels. Each trim level offers a different collection of features and systems that help to maximize comfort, technology and safety. Both cars can be equipped with a rearview camera and a healthy collection of airbags and intelligent safety systems. Touchscreen infotainment systems on both cars help keep everyone connected while on the roads.

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2017 Toyota Camry VS 2017 Nissan Altima
2.5-liter four-cylinder Base Engine 2.5-liter four-cylinder
2 Engine Options 2
268 Max Horsepower 270
25 city/35 hwy mpg Max Fuel Economy 27 city/39 hwy mpg

2017 Toyota Camry, 2017 Nissan Altima Engine Options and Performance

The engine options on the 2017 Toyota Camry and the 2017 Nissan Altima are very similar. Both cars begin with 2.5-liter four-cylinder engines on their base trim levels. Horsepower output is similar, with the Nissan taking a slight edge 182 to 178. Higher trim levels on each car also offer 3.5-liter V-6 engine options. The Nissan engine once again wins in the horsepower category, 270 to 268.

The two Nissan engines are able to take the edge in the fuel economy ratings battle as well. Four-cylinder Altima models earn an estimated 27 miles per gallon in the city and 39 miles per gallon on the highways, while the Camry checks in at 25 city/35 highway. When equipped with the V-6 engine, the Altima averages 22 city/32 highway mpg, while the Camry earns 21 city and 30 highway. These are excellent numbers for both cars, the Altima just takes a slight edge.

Both of these cars sit near the top of the midsize sedan class, offering similar performance and fuel economy ratings. The decision between the two cars may come down to driver preference. Test drive each of these cars at Continental Motors and learn more about everything they have to offer.

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2017 Toyota Camry interior
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2017 Nissan Altima interior

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