When the weather starts to turn in Rochester, NH, you don't need to upgrade to a powerful truck or off-roading SUV to get you through the winter season. Save your money and stick with the car you love. The Nissan Altima is more than just a stylish sedan, it is a sure-footed way to get around Saco when the snow and ice start to collect on the ground. Marc Motors understands there are a few similarities between the Nissan Altima and the Toyota Camry, so we have collected some data to let you know which works best in the wintery conditions of Portland, ME.

The Nissan Altima was designed with your safety in mind. It features a comprehensive list of safety features to give you peace of mind. These features are essential during the winter season when visibility gets reduced and roads become covered in snow and ice. While the Toyota Camry has respectable safety equipment, it does not measure up to the Nissan Altima. Marc Motors in Sanford, ME serving Portsmouth, NH, has a large inventory of Nissan Altima models with the safety features you desire.

Standard Safety Features

The Nissan Altima comes with a rearview camera that improves visibility when backing up on those harsh winter days. The Altima includes Nissan's Advanced Air Bag System, which features dual-stage front supplemental airbags, seat belt sensors, and an occupant classification sensor. The inflation rate of the airbags will vary based on seat belt usage and crash severity. The front seats feature supplemental side-impact airbags that move with the seat position.

The roof-mounted curtain side-impact curtain supplemental airbags provide outstanding head protection during a crash. The Altima also comes standard with forward collision alert, automatic high-beams, forward automatic emergency braking, drowsy driver alert, pedestrian detection, and lane departure warning. The Altima earned the National Highway Traffic Administration's highest overall safety rating. The Toyota Camry either lacks some of these safety features, or they don't perform quite as well.

Available Safety Features

The Nissan Altima has available all-wheel-drive for excellent handling and traction during those cold winter days. It also offers blind-spot monitoring to warn you of a vehicle in your blind-spot. This system is very important during the winter when snow and other storms may drastically reduce visibility. Other available features include reverse automatic emergency braking, traffic sign recognition, adaptive cruise control, rear parking sensors, rear cross-traffic, and a 360-degree parking camera system. The Camry does not offer the drowsy driver alert system as a standard or available feature.

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