Do you want to upgrade your daily drive with a vehicle that is more comfortable and fuel-efficient? Two competitive options are the 2017 Toyota Camry and 2017 Nissan Altima, but which is the better option? Below you will find an expert comparison of the key features in the two sedans, so continue reading to learn which is the best choice for you.

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2017 Toyota Camry vs. 2017 Nissan Altima: Power and Capability

Are you looking for a relaxing ride each time you get behind the wheel? The 2017 Camry is known for its quiet, smooth ride. For drivers looking for a more dynamic driving experience, there is also a 3.5L V6 engine and sporty trim levels available. The 3.5L engine provides extra acceleration and power with 268 HP. The brakes in the Camry are highly responsive and the steering is also precise. Meanwhile, the ride quality in the Altima can be a bit rough, and there is no option to provide a sporty driving experience.

2017 Toyota Camry


2017 Nissan Altima

2.5L I4


2.5L I4

178 HP


179 HP

170 lb.-ft.


177 lb.-ft.

23 MPG/33 MPG

MPG city/highway

39 MPG/27 MPG

2017 Toyota Camry vs. 2017 Nissan Altima: Interior and Exterior Design

2017 Toyota Camry Interior


The attractive interior of the 2017 Camry has been carefully designed, with easily accessible controls. The Altima has not received any major updates four years and the interior looks outdated. While the Camry comes standard with a touchscreen and an easy to use infotainment system, the Altima does not even have a monitor in the base trim, and the infotainment system is also outdated.


The exterior of the 2017 Toyota Camry is designed for those who want to be bold. The hood lines command attention on the road, and the sport mesh front grille creates a striking appearance. Available LED headlights and Daytime Running Lights add style and increase visibility. Drivers can also select a dual chrome-tipped exhaust for a sporty look. The 2017 Altima features no updates or elements of craftsmanship.

2017 Toyota Camry vs. 2017 Nissan Altima: Safety and Technology

The 2017 Nissan Altima is in dire need of updated technology and safety features, which is where the 2017 Toyota Camry steps in. The standard Altima is ill equipped compared to the 2017 Camry with voice recognition, Siri Eyes Free®, six speakers, and USB and auxiliary ports. Safety options offered with the 2017 Toyota Camry include:

  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Lane departure alert
  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Rear cross traffic alert
  • Rearview camera
  • Automatic pre-collision braking

2017 Toyota Camry vs. 2017 Nissan Altima: Seating Capacity

Both the Camry and Altima seat five passengers. However, rear passengers will have more room in the Toyota Camry. The trunk in the Camry has 15.4 cu.-ft. of space, and 60/40 split folding rear seats make the cargo area even more versatile. Rear legroom in the Altima is only 36.1-in., compared to 38.9-in. in the 2017 Camry. A 6-way power adjustable driver's seat is standard in the Toyota Camry, and is only available as an upgrade with the Altima.

Schedule a Test Drive at Thompson Toyota in Edgewood, MD

Have you decided to upgrade your daily drive with the 2017 Toyota Camry? Find one you love in the new vehicle inventory at Thompson Toyota in Edgewood, MD, and then schedule a test drive! Give us a call at (888) 415-2641 to make an appointment to get behind the wheel. Check out our factory direct incentives to see if you qualify for savings on your Toyota Camry.

2017 Toyota Camry

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