2016 Toyota Corolla vs. 2016 Nissan Altima

2016 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

2016 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Looking for the perfect sedan to get you around Salt Lake City? You might be trying to decide between the 2016 Toyota Corolla and the 2016 Nissan Altima. But it’s important to figure out which car has the options and features that you want to get you around in style and comfort. Check out this comparison guide today from Brent Brown Toyota!


The 2016 Toyota Corolla offers a single powerful engine with several enhancements for more power and better performance to get you around Draper. The base engine is a 1.8L four-cylinder engine, which uses a dual overhead cam shaft for power that works overtime for you, as well as dual variable valve timing with intelligence that produces just the right amount of power when you need it. This engine on its own produces 132 hp and 128 lb-ft of torque, and comes with a four-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission with intelligence for a smooth-shifting feeling that gets you up to 36 mpg highway with ultra-low emissions. Upgrade to the continuously variable transmission with intelligence and shift mode, and you’ll get fuel efficiency of up to 38 mpg highway. When you purchase the LE Eco trim, you’ll get an engine with Valvematic technology that produces 140 hp and 126 lb-ft of torque, getting an incredible 40 mpg highway. One engine, three different configurations, and lots of choices for all of your driving and power needs.The 2016 Nissan Altima includes a choice of two engines The base engine is a 2.5L four-cylinder engine that produces 182 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque, but gets just 27 mpg city with its XTronic continuously variable transmission. You can also choose the larger 3.5L V6 engine, which produces an impressive 270 hp and 251 lb-ft of torque, but which gets only 22 mpg city.
2016 Toyota Corolla driving


The 2016 Toyota Corolla has plenty of options for your safety, convenience, and comfort that are some of the most up-to-date automotive technologies you’ll be able to find anywhere. Not all of these features are available in the same way on the 2016 Nissan Altima. Some of them might only be available as pricey extras when they’re standard on the Corolla, and some of them may not be available at all on the Altima. Compare the similar trim levels of the 2016 Toyota Corolla S and the 2016 Nissan Altima S and see the Toyota advantage today:

  • Automatic front air conditioning that lets you set your ideal temperature and maintain it without having to readjust the air conditioning control for your perfect climate
  • Available rubber front and rear floor mats that make it easier to wash or shampoo your vehicle’s floor for better cleaning
  • Leather clad steering wheel with premium, buttery smooth leather for a comfortable and luxurious driving experience
  • Eight-way power adjustable front seats that conform easily to the contours of your body for comfort and a limber, cushioned feel during long drives
  • Heated front seats that keep you and your front passenger comfortable and cozy even during chilly weather, with smooth leatherette upholstery that’s easy to clean
  • In-vehicle GPS navigation system with voice-activated commands that makes it easy to find addresses, destinations, points of interest, and more with natural voice communication and turn-by-turn directions
  • Sirius XM satellite radio with an automatic audio equalizer that smoothes out volume differences for premium quality sound
  • Knee protection driver’s side airbags that cushion your knees and legs in case of a collision
  • LED low-beam headlamps that cast a brighter and clearer light than traditional halogen bulbs with just a fraction of the energy use
  • Daytime running lamps that make it easy to see around you and improve visibility if it’s foggy or dim outside, as well as fog and driving lights that cut through gloom and haze for better visibility even in inclement weather
  • Heated side mirrors that banish frost and snow from your mirrors for better visibility
  • Integrated roof antenna for superior radio reception
  • Fully galvanized steel frame and chassis for a strong, rigid body structure that provides excellent control and absorbs a high percentage of crash energy to keep you and your passengers safe
  • Open/close first row sunroof that lets in the natural light and fresh air to open up the cabin for your comfort
  • Lip spoiler that reduces turbulence and wind resistance for a more controlled ride
2016 Toyota Corolla interior
2016 Toyota Corolla dashboard
2016 Toyota Corolla sunroof

Get Your Toyota Corolla Today

Are you ready to get into your perfect 2016 Toyota Corolla? Find the right ride for you at Brent Brown Toyota! Call us for a test drive at (801) 224-1320 or come see us at 1400 S Sandhill Road in Orem.