2020 Nissan Altima vs 2020 Toyota Corolla

Front passenger angle of a red 2020 Nissan Altima on left vs front driver angle of a blue 2020 Toyota Corolla on right

Nissan fans were excited to hear that the 2020 Nissan Altima has been released. As one of Nissan’s most popular vehicles, the Altima has returned once again to compete against the toughest competitors in the market. Here we will compare the 2020 Nissan Altima to one of its major rivals, the 2020 Toyota Corolla!

For this comparison, we will be using information based off each of the standard trims. The trims are the 2.5 S for the Altima and the L for the Corolla.

2020 Nissan Altima


2020 Toyota Corolla

2.5-Liter, 188-hp Engine 1.8-Liter, 139-hp
180 lb-ft Torque 126 lb-ft
15.4 cu.ft. Maximum Interior Cargo Volume 13.1 cu.ft.
28 city mpg, 39 highway mpg* Fuel Economy 30 city mpg, 38 highway mpg

Advantages of the 2020 Nissan Altima

From our research, the 2020 Nissan Altima has proven to be a fantastic choice for anyone considering a new sedan. As we compared the engine power, the Altima is capable of 188 horsepower whereas the Corolla can only work at 139 horsepower. This strength is also shown in the torque as the Altima produces 180 pound-feet. For those that need trunk space for valuables, the Altima provides 15.4 cubic feet of space. This also beats what the Corolla can carry. Finally, we compared the fuel economy in which the 2020 Nissan Altima runs at 28 city mpg and 39 highway mpg*. These numbers are very similar to the Corolla where they can both use roughly the same amount of gas for travelling. Even though these two sedans tied at fuel economy, the 2020 Nissan Altima gives more for its drivers in terms of engine power, torque, and space.

For anyone interested in a new 2020 Nissan Altima, contact our team here at Glendale Nissan to schedule a test drive! We’d be happy to help you as you finalize your decision for a new sedan. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

*2020 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 28 City/39 Highway/32 Combined for Altima® S, SV, SL FWD; 26 City/36 Highway/30 Combined for Altima S, SV, SL AWD; 27 City/37 Highway/31 Combined for Altima SR, Platinum FWD; 25 City/35 Highway/29 Combined for Altima SR, Platinum AWD; 25 City/34 Highway/29 Combined for Altima SR, Platinum, Edition ONE VC-Turbo FWD. Fuel economy estimates based on 87-octane fuel. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.