Nissan Altima VS Toyota Corolla
Compare the Nissan Altima
Small, compact sedans are in high demand in the market. Choosing the best vehicle is a tough decision, and needs to be based on the aspects that are most valued by the car buyer. A potential owner needs the right model with the right features, and there are no higher quality compact sedans than the Nissan Altima and the Toyota Corolla.
Both the Nissan Altima and the Toyota Corolla hold the same amount of passengers- 5 adults.
No matter what the temperature, Nissan Altima’s available Remote Engine Start System with Intelligent Climate Control helps make sure you always get into a comfortable car. And once you’re ready to go, keyless entry makes getting in easier than ever. The Toyota Corolla does not offer a remote engine start system.
In the Toyota Corolla, the safety suite of technology, called Toyota’s Safety Sense, provides features such as a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, lane departure warning with steering assist and automatic high beams.
Both the Nissan Altima and the Toyota Corolla have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front-wheel drive, height-adjustable front shoulder belts, plastic fuel tanks, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, crash mitigating brakes, rear-view cameras, available daytime running lights and rear parking sensors.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does 35 MPH front crash tests on new vehicles. In this test, results indicate that the Nissan Altima is safer than the Toyota Corolla.
The Nissan Altima has a larger tank than the Toyota Corolla, making for less stops on the road. Plus, the Nissan Altima has a more powerful engine creating more power to the wheels.
The Nissan Altima standard 2.5 DOHC 4 cylinder produces 179 horsepower giving 47 more horsepower than the Toyota Corolla. Not only does the Nissan Altima crank out more horsepower, it also provides 177 lbs.-ft of torque making it 49 lbs.-ft more than the Toyota Corolla.
The Toyota Corolla offers Entune Audio Plus with connected navigation app and similar features to the Nissan Altima, but does not have the nine speaker option.
Starting MSRP* $23,260
27/38 estimated MPG
179 HP/177 lb-ft torque
Starting MSRP* $18,550
28/32 estimated MPG
132HP/128 lb-ft torque
Altima Models (7)
Nissan Altima SR Special Edition
Nissan Altima SR Midnight Edition
Corolla Models (6)
Toyota Corolla L
Toyota Corolla LE
Toyota Corolla LE Eco
Toyota Corolla XLE
Toyota Corolla SE
Toyota Corolla XSE