2020 Toyota Camry vs. 2020 Nissan Altima

The Toyota Camry has ranked among the most popular midsize sedans in the United States for nearly 20 years. In that time, the popular sedan platform has been on the cutting-edge of many important developments that have changed the class for the better. A comparison of the 2020 Toyota Camry vs. 2020 Nissan Altima reveals several important differences between the two vehicles that will be very important to people looking through their options in this class. The 2020 Camry will offer more standard and available performance than its Nissan Altima competitor without sacrificing fuel economy on most versions.  

The biggest change coming for the current model year, the 2020 Camry will eventually be able to add the Toyota all-wheel-drive system – a feature that was sorely missing in previous versions. Customers can schedule a test drive today by calling, 203-403-6890. 

A side-by-side comparison of the 2020 Toyota Camry vs. 2020 Nissan Altima.

2020 toyota Camry


2020 Nissan Altima

2.5-L, 4-Cyl. Base Engine 2.5-L, 4-Cyl.
203/184 Horsepower/Torque 188/180
Yes* Aval. AWD Yes
29/41 Base Fuel Economy 29/39


Performance Specs, Fuel Economy and Connectivity Technology 

Colonial Toyota customers will have two engine options to choose from when their shopping for the 2020 Camry. Base models will have a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine making 203 horsepower and 183 pound-feet of torque. The top of the line XSE trim uses the same base power plant, but it will make slightly more power. Buyers can choose versions with a 3.5-liter, V-6 engine that will produce 301 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque. Both engines will employ an eight-speed automatic transmission. Versions of the 2020 Camry with the four-cylinder engine can record at least 28 miles per gallon in the city and nearly 40 miles per gallon on the highway. 

The 2020 Nissan Altima offers a naturally aspirated or a turbocharged four-cylinder engine to its customers, neither of them will make as much performance as their Toyota engine counterparts. Additionally, the 2020 Altima and 2020 Camry are able to achieve almost identical fuel economy scores. 

Buyers will start to see a couple of similarities between the 2020 Camry and the 2020 Altima when it comes to technology. Both vehicles make smartphone-compatible infotainment systems available on all available trim grades that will offer access to Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. The 2020 Camry takes the idea of connectivity a step further by making a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot available.