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Nissan Altima vs. Toyota Corolla Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

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Nissan Altima vs. Toyota Corolla Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $24,293

Toyota Corolla XSE   
Difference: $8,782

Lowest Total Invoice: $22,365

Toyota Corolla XSE   
Difference: $8,307

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172017
ModelAltimaAltimaCorolla
Trim2.5 SL3.5 SLXSE
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $28,570 $32,690 $22,680
Base Invoice $26,621 $30,453 $21,000
Technology Package 2,190 1,180  
Sunroof 800    
Floor mats 225 225 129
Rear spoiler 405 405  
Entune Audio with Navigation     525
Cargo mat     94
Technology Package 1,939 1,044  
Sunroof 708    
Floor mats 175 175 80
Rear spoiler 344 344  
Entune Audio with Navigation     364
Cargo mat     56
Options (change) 3,620 1,810 748
Options (change) 3,166 1,563 500
Destination 885 885 865
Total Price $33,075 $35,385 $24,293
Total Invoice $30,672 $32,901 $22,365

The configured Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan

The configured Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

Even when the Nissan Altima and Toyota Corolla are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Nissan Altima 2.5 SL trim is $28,570. The features would cost an additional $3,620. Including the destination charge of $885, the total price of this trim is $33,075.

The base sticker price of the Nissan Altima 3.5 SL trim is $32,690. The features would cost an additional $1,810. Including the destination charge of $885, the total price of this trim is $35,385.

The base sticker price of the Toyota Corolla XSE trim is $22,680. The features would cost an additional $748. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $24,293.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Nissan Altima trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Toyota Corolla trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Toyota Corolla XSE appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan

The configured Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

Even when the Nissan Altima and Toyota Corolla are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Nissan Altima 2.5 SL trim is $26,621. The features would cost an additional $3,166. Including the destination charge of $885, the total price of this trim is $30,672.

The invoice of the Nissan Altima 3.5 SL trim is $30,453. The features would cost an additional $1,563. Including the destination charge of $885, the total price of this trim is $32,901.

The invoice of the Toyota Corolla XSE trim is $21,000. The features would cost an additional $500. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $22,365.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Nissan Altima trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Toyota Corolla trims is 2. Based on this adjustment, the Toyota Corolla XSE appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Nissan Altima vs. Toyota Corolla

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Toyota Corolla XSE
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $7,212
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,851
Model Year201720172017
ModelAltimaAltimaCorolla
Trim2.5 SL3.5 SLXSE
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine182hp I4270hp V6132hp I4
TransmissionCVTCVT-7CVT-7
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 9?, 9?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/55-17235/45-18215/45-17
Total Price$33,075$35,385$24,293
Adjustments for Features-1,570-2,2700
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$31,505$33,115$24,293
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,610$0
Total Invoice$30,672$32,901$22,365
Adjustments for Features-1,456-2,1110
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$29,216$30,790$22,365
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,574$0

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Features Comparison: Nissan Altima vs. Toyota Corolla

Model Year201720172017
ModelAltimaAltimaCorolla
Trim2.5 SL3.5 SLXSE
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000  
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100$1100
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel$100$100 
Remote start$150$150 
Remote window/roof operation$15$15 
Universal garage door opener$100$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0
Automatic braking, low-speed  $200
Blind spot warning system$200$200 
Forward collision warning  $200
Knee airbag, driver  $100
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based  $200
Lane departure warning system  $200
Obstacle detection, front $200 
Obstacle detection, rear $300 
Pedestrian detection  $50
Predictive forward collision warning$250$250 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100
Rear cross-traffic detection$100$100 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger  $75
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100 
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Dual-zone climate control$125$125 
DVD-compatible player  $0
HD radio  $50
Rear air vents$100$100 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights  $200
Auto-dimming rearview mirror$150$150 
Automatic headlights$125$125 
Compass$0$0 
Fog lights$125$125 
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50$50 
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50$50 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150 
LED headlights  $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750 
Visor mirror, driver  $10
Visor mirror, passenger  $10
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather seating surfaces$900$900 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100 
Synthetic leather seating surfaces  $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350$350 
Machined alloy wheels  $350
Total Value of Features$5,515$6,215$3,945
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,570$2,270$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,456-2,1110

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Specifications Comparison: Nissan Altima vs. Toyota Corolla

Model Year20172017
ModelAltimaCorolla
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase109.3 in106.3 in
Length191.9 in182.6 in
Width72.0 in69.9 in
Height57.8 in57.3 in
Curb Weight3,198 lb.2,821 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.0 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.0 in38.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.4 in54.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.0 in53.0 in
Row 1 Legroom45.0 in40.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.4 in54.8 in
Row 2 Hip Room52.1 in43.9 in
Row 2 Legroom36.1 in41.4 in
Cargo Volume15.4 ft313.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Nissan Altima 2.5 SL

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
Predictive forward collision warning250Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Total Requested242589%
Total Not Requested30011%

Option Package Details
Nissan Altima 3.5 SL

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Predictive forward collision warning250Yes
Total Requested95076%
Total Not Requested30024%

Option Package Details
Toyota Corolla XSE

Entune Audio with Navigation
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
App support100Yes
Total Requested725100%
Total Not Requested00%

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