2019 Toyota Camry vs. 2019 Nissan Altima

2019 Toyota Camry sedan
2019 Nissan Altima sedan

Both the 2019 Toyota Camry and the 2019 Nissan Altima have strong followings in the Chicago and Cicero areas, and if you're searching for a midsize sedan, you'll find plenty to get excited about in each model. However, when we compare the Altima vs. Camry in-depth, it's not hard to see that the Camry is bringing more to the table. If you're looking for a vehicle with superior fuel efficiency, interior features, and safety technologies, you'll certainly feel more satisfied behind the wheel of the Camry. Find out how they measure up and then schedule your test drive at Chicago Northside Toyota.

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Camry vs. Altima: Safety

Toyota has made advanced safety technologies more accessible by including Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P) in every Camry. These aren't the only technologies that give it the edge.

2019 Toyota Camry


2019 Nissan Altima

Standard Toyota Safety Sense-P (TSS-P)

Advanced Safety Suite

No standard safety suite

Secondary Collision Brake

Post-Collision Braking System

No post-collision braking system

Safety Connect GPS tracking

Stolen Vehicle Tracking

No GPS-enabled response system

Integrated backup camera with projected path

Backup Camera

Rearview monitor

Daytime Running Headlights, standard

Daytime Visibility

No standard daytime headlights

Learn more about the Camry safety features, which remain largely unchanged from 2018.

Camry vs. Altima: Interior Features and Design

The 2019 Nissan Altima interior is better equipped than in years past, but the 2019 Toyota Camry interior maintains its edge in several key areas.

2019 Toyota Camry


2019 Nissan Altima


On-Board Hands-Free Communication System


Standard Entune™ 3.0


Standard NissanConnect®


Apple CarPlay®


Optional on XSE, XLE

Head-Up Display

Not available


60/40 Split Rear Back Seats



Lumbar Support



Although all-wheel drive is only available on the Nissan Altima, the fuel economy, specs, engine options, and standard components of the Camry make it the better option overall.

2019 Toyota Camry


2019 Nissan Altima

Standard 2.5L four-cylinder or optional 3.5-Liter V-6


Standard 2.5-Liter I-4 or optional 2.0-Liter Turbocharged I-4

203 hp baseline, 301 hp maximum


188 hp baseline, 248 hp maximum

MacPherson strut front suspension


Independent strut front suspension

Direct Shift eight-speed automatic transmission



Front and rear performance tires


Front and rear all-season tires

29 mpg city and 41 mpg highway

Fuel Efficiency

28 mpg city and 39 mpg highway


Adaptive Cruise Control


Take an in-depth look at the Toyota Camry performance!

Test Drive the 2019 Toyota Camry at Chicago Northside Toyota

If you really want to know what distinguishes the Toyota Camry vs. Nissan Altima, then you'll have to get behind the wheel. Compare the new Camry to the Honda Accord or the Hyundai Sonata, and then contact Chicago Northside Toyota  near Oak Park to experience the one-of-a-kind Camry for yourself! Start exploring our new vehicle inventory, as well as the 2020 Toyota Camry configurations today.

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