2016 Nissan Altima vs 2016 Toyota Camry

Nissan Altima Toyota Camry
Starting MSRP Starting at $22,500 Starting at $23,070
City/Highway MPG 27 city/39 highway 25 city/ 35 highway
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Available Engines 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder In-Line 4 CylinderIn-Line 4 CylinderV-6
Available Drivetrains FWD FWD
Base Horsepower 182 hp 178 hp
0-60 Time 5.8 sec 7.9 sec
Overall NHTSA Safety Rating 5 Stars 5 Stars
Seating Capacity 5 5
Front Head Room 40.0″ 38.9″
Front Leg Room 45.0″ 41.6″
Rear Leg Room 36.1″ 38.9″
Cargo Volume 15.4 cu ft 15.4 cu ft
Heated Seats Available Available
Navigation Available Available


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Forget blending in with the rest of the mid-sized sedans on the market, step into the spotlight with the 2016 Nissan Altima. Sleek in styling, daring on the roadways, and modern in appointments, the 2016 Nissan Altima encompasses all the positive aspects of the midsized sedan without the “me too” commonality. In fact, even Edmunds states, “Goldilocks has already starred in a few too many car reviews, but there’s no better way to say it: The 2015 Nissan Altima is a “just right” family sedan.” So what are you waiting for? Experience the 2016 Nissan Altima for yourself, only at Garber Nissan Hyundai. That is, of course, if you aren’t afraid to stand out with style.

Competitive Advantages of the Nissan Altima:

  • Thrilling Driving Dynamics

  • Bold Exterior with Sleek Lines and More Premium Finishes

  • Engineered to be Lighter, More Efficient and Safety-Driven

  • Ranked in Kelley Blue Book’s Top Ten in lowest 5-Year Cost, above the Toyota Camry



The Nissan Altima and Toyota Camry offer relatively interior capacity, with the Altima providing greater front-row room, however the interior of the Nissan Altima is noticeably of higher quality than the Toyota Camry. Softer surfaces, buttery leather, and impeccable finishes take the Nissan Altima a step above the Toyota Camry.


Uninventive buttons, knobs, and touchscreen clutter the interior of the Toyota Camry, while the Nissan Altima remains sleek and modern.


The Nissan Altima is offered at a base price $570 lower than the Toyota Camry. In addition, drivers will enjoy the additional features found only in the Nissan Altima.


Overall, the Nissan Altima takes the win, by offering greater front-row room than the Toyota Camry. The Nissan Altima measures 192″ L x 72″ W x 58″ H while the Toyota Camry measures 191″ L x 72″ W x 58″ H.


While the Nissan Altima and Toyota Camry are Front-Wheel-Drive, drivers will appreciate the greater performance potential within the Nissan Altima.


The 2016 Nissan Altima was praised for offering a smooth, nimble ride on varying road surfaces whereas the Toyota Camry was criticized for offering little comfort over changing road conditions, such as bumps.


The Toyota Camry seems sluggish in comparison to the snappy Nissan Altima, especially considering the Nissan Altima reaches 60mph almost two full seconds before the Toyota Camry.


Understanding that sometimes the difference between tragedy and safety is a mere handful of feet, the 2016 Nissan Altima underwent a 10% improvement in stopping distance- making it a mere 122 feet. In comparison, the Toyota Camry takes 140 feet to stop from 60 miles per hour.


The Nissan Altima and Toyota Camry offer an identical warranty, spanning 3 years/36,000 miles.


Winner: Nissan Altima – Nissan Altima vs Toyota Camry

For the driver willing to look past the groupthink of drivers, the 2016 Nissan Altima is the superior choice. Moving beyond the sterile uniformity of most mid-sized sedans, the Nissan Altima provides timeless elegance, modern technology, and innovative utility. Even Kelley Bluebook states, the 2016 Nissan Altima, “manages to impart a measure of driving fun that’s uncommon in the segment.”  It’s time to look at the facts. It’s time to experience the Nissan Altima.



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