Comparison - Nissan Altima 3.5 SL 2018 - vs - Toyota Corolla XLE 2018

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Average Price: 
33,630
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
22,035
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.00gals
13.20gals

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Nissan Altima ranked #15 in Midsize Cars. Currently the Nissan Altima has a score of 8.0 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 45 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Spacious, comfortable seats
Lively V6 engine available

Cons
Small infotainment screens
Mediocre cabin materials
Weak four-cylinder engine

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Nissan Altima does almost nothing out of the ordinary.

Pros
Plush family-car ride
Newly standard safety tech
Shapely body still shapely
Strong 4-cylinder fuel economy

Cons
Brandless interior
CVT-only
SR isn’t very sporty
Small display screens

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Pros
Nissan Maxima-like styling
Roominess
Low wind and road noise
Steering feel
Interior quality

Cons
Four-cylinder engine noise
Low-speed engine vibration (four-cylinder)
Ride not as composed as competitors'

By: 
cars.com

Perfectly average in every way, the Toyota Corolla is thoroughly competent, but not at all interesting.

Pros
Decent value
Flexible Corolla iM hatchback
Refined demeanor
Roomy interior
Great safety record

Cons
Won’t win a drag race
No high-end options
Light on personality
CVT can drone on

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Toyota Corolla ranked #15 in Compact Cars. Currently the Toyota Corolla has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 44 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Great gas mileage
User-friendly infotainment system
High predicted reliability rating

Cons
Uninspiring engine
Humdrum handling
Lower-rent interior than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Pros
Responsive CVT
Comfortable front seats
Roomy backseat
Touchscreen graphics quality
Estimated gas mileage

Cons
Ride quality
Steering feel
Droning sounds from CVT
Modest power at highway speeds
Some low-grade plastic interior trim
No Apple CarPlay, Android Auto connectivity

By: 
cars.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
22.00mpg
28.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
32.00mpg
36.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
1.80L
Torque: 
251ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
128ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
Horsepower: 
270hp
at 6 400rpm
132hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
37.40Feet
35.60Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
191.90in
183.10in
Width: 
72.00in
69.90in
Height: 
57.90in
57.30in
Ground Clearance: 
6.70in
Wheel Base: 
109.30in
106.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.10
38.00
Rear Head Room: 
37.10
37.10
Front Leg Room: 
45.00in
42.30in
Rear leg room: 
36.10in
41.40in
Front Hip Room: 
54.00in
53.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.40in
54.80in
Rear Hip Room: 
52.10in
43.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.40in
54.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.40cu.ft
13.00cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3463.00lbs
2870.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
1 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
yes
Front Seats Features: 
4 -Way Power Passenger Seat
6 -Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leatherette
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Bose Premium Brand Stereo System
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
2 Subwoofer(S)
USB Connection
9 Total Speakers
6 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.5
16 X 6.5
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
205.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R16

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
LED Headlamp
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Rear Integrated Headrests
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
LED Headlamp
Pre-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
Protection Package
Body Protection Package
Exterior Options: 
Chrome Body Side Moldings
Rear Spoiler
LED Fog Lights
Special Paint
Splash Guards
Alloy Wheel Locks
Door Edge Guards
Mudguards
Rear Bumper Protector
Body Side Moldings
Paint Protection Film
Special Paint
Interior Options: 
Illuminated Kick Plate
5-Piece Floor Mats Plus Trunk Mat
Sub Floor Cargo Organizer
Rear USB Ports
Universal Tablet Holder
Cargo Tote
Door Sill Protectors
Carpet Mat Package
Cargo Net - Envelope
Illuminated Door Sills
Four Season Floors Liners/Mat Package
Entune Premium Audio W/Integrated Navigation And App Suite
Coin Holder/Ashtray Cup
All Weather Floor Liner Package