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2021 Nissan Altima vs. 2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid Review

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2021 Nissan
Altima

MSRP*: $24,450 to $34,250
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2021 Toyota
Camry Hybrid

MSRP*: $27,270 to $32,720
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Invoice* $22,790 to $31,904 $25,088 to $30,102
MPG - City 25 - 28 MPG 44 - 51 MPG
MPG - Hwy 34 - 39 MPG 47 - 53 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 15.4 ft3 15.1 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual, Continuously Variable Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 182 - 236 hp 176 hp
Exterior Length 192.9 in 192.1 - 192.7 in
Exterior Width 72.9 in 72.4 in
Leg Room Front 43.8 in
Rear 35.2 in
Front 42.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 38.0 - 39.2 in
Rear 36.7 - 36.9 in
Front 38.3 in
Rear 37.6 in
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 Hybrid 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 Hybrid.

Convenience
The Toyota Camry Hybrid requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Nissan Altima, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Hybrid. 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 Hybrid.

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

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Nissan Altima is somewhat more powerful than the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Nissan Altima transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

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 Hybrid. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Nissan Altima as you will in the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

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