2018 Nissan vs. 2018 Toyota: Battle of the Brands

2018 Nissan Titan
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Winner: Tie

In our first category, where we rank a brand’s overall performance across its lineup, both Nissan and Toyota score an identical 7.7 points out of a possible 10. The performance pendulum swings back and forth, depending on whether you’re focused on a truck or SUV, or looking for sportier performance in something like a midsize sedan or fuel-sipping subcompact.

The nimble and responsive 2018 Toyota Camry registers an impressive 9.2 points in our midsize car rankings, while the 2018 Nissan Altima scores only 7.6 points. Jumping to the battle between the Nissan Titan and Toyota Tundra pickup trucks, you’ll see the Titan scores an easy win (8.5) versus the Tundra (7.0). The Yaris and C-HR are Toyota’s lowest scoring models, with scores of 6.4 points. For Nissan, the brand’s weakest performer is the Versa subcompact, which also has a 6.4 point rating.

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