2020 Camry vs 2020 Altima

2020 Toyota Camry vs 2020 Nissan Altima

Toyota and Nissan are two of the largest Japanese automakers. Their successes go back multiple decades. Nowadays, both are household names with loyal customers and a wide breadth of quality products. So when it comes to buying a new car, which should you pick? Let us help.

We’ve compared the 2020 Toyota Camry SE and the 2020 Nissan Altima SR. Take a look at what we found.

2020 Toyota Camry SE


2020 Nissan Altima SR




2.5L-inline 4-cyl


2.5L-inline 4-cyl

203 hp / 184 ft-lbs

Horsepower / Torque

188 hp / 180 ft-lbs




8-speed shiftable automatic



28 / 39 / 32 mpg

Fuel Economy

27 / 37 / 31 mpg


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Proper Visibility

The Toyota Camry is a blast to drive, both in the 4-cylinder and V6 engines. But all the performance in the world won’t mean much if you can’t see the road. Thanks to adjustable seats, a telescoping steering wheel, thin A-Pillars, and wide, tall windows, visibility is never an issue in the Camry. It’s another story in the Altima. While you can see pretty easily out of the front, seeing out of the back is a nightmare. The rear decklid is much too high and the low-res rearview camera is too grainy to be of much use. If there’s bright sunlight, then you won’t be able to see via the rearview camera display due to glare or out the rear due to the highly reflective decklid.

2020 Camry driven through city, interior shot
2020 Camry shifter showcase

Excellent Handling

The Camry has a pleasant weight to its steering and handling that the Altima completely lacks. Wherein you can handle tough corners and quick lane changes almost completely by tactile feedback in the Camry, the Altima feels too light and floaty. It okay when it comes to navigating wide bends, but any hard or quick movements give little to no resistance, ending up with awkward over or understeering in situations where you least want it.

two 2020 Camry models driving past each other on highway

Start driving and stop worrying. Test a Camry today.

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