With such a variety of options on the market, it can be hard to narrow it down to the perfect midsize car for you. Two popular choices are the 2017 Nissan Altima and 2017 Toyota Camry. While these cars are comparable in many ways, a closer look reveals the 2017 Nissan Altima as the clear winner.
Starting at just $22,500, the 2017 Altima is the better value. The 2017 Camry starts at a more expensive $23,070 for the least-equipped trim level. To get good features and a V6 engine, the Camry’s cost jumps to $31,370. On the other hand, you can outfit your Altima with advanced features and a powerful V6 for only $27,990.
The 2017 Nissan Altima scores higher than the 2017 Toyota Camry when it comes to safety, too. As a 5-star NHTSA-rated vehicle and an IIHS Top Safety Pick+, the 2017 Altima received a 5-out-of-5 on front and rollover crash tests. The 2017 Toyota Camry fell short with 4-out-of-5 on its front and rollover crash tests.
If you’re looking for excellent fuel efficiency, the 2017 Nissan Altima easily beats the 2017 Toyota Camry. Boasting 27 mpg city and 39 mpg highway with standard equipment, the 2017 Nissan Altima is as easy on the environment as it is on your wallet.*