Compare 2011 Acura ZDX vs 2011 Nissan Armada

2011 Acura ZDX
2011 Nissan Armada
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AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door 16 23 $42,212 $46,020
AWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 16 23 $46,293 $50,520
AWD 4-Door Advance Pkg 16 23 $51,779 $56,570
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2WD 4-Door SV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door SV 13 19 $35,043 $38,490
2WD 4-Door SL 13 19 $39,726 $43,640
4WD 4-Door SV 12 18 $40,134 $44,090
4WD 4-Door SL 12 18 $42,362 $46,540
2WD 4-Door Platinum 13 19 $46,316 $50,890
4WD 4-Door Platinum 12 18 $48,953 $53,790
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,212
$35,043
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,020
$38,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$767 / month
$642 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
Rugged good looks and a strong powertrain make the 2011 Nissan Armada desirable, but compared to other large SUVs its lacking in most other respects.
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TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility -
Number of Passenger Doors
4 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.7 41.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
55.3 60.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.7 65.0
Second Head Room (in)
35.3 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.2 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 64.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.8
Front Hip Room (in)
57.3 61.4
Passenger Capacity
5 8
Third Head Room (in)
- 35.9
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 63.7
Third Leg Room (in)
- 32.2
Third Hip Room (in)
- 48.8
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.5 79.3
Track Width, Front (in)
67.7 67.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 9.8
Length, Overall (in)
192.4 207.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
62.8 77.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 35.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.7 67.5
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 123.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 36.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 20.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
57.3 97.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 20.0
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
27.5 56.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 55.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - 13.8 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 x - TBD - 12.6 x 0.6
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.0 28.0
Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.4 40.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Steering Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.41 -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 20.0
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/50HR19 P265/70R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/50HR19 P265/70R18
Spare Tire Size
T165/80D17 P265/70R18
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
225 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4410 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 7100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 3399
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2740
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 15100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 4299
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2632
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 4.0 18 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.2 12.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 130
Maximum Alternator Watts
- - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
270 @ 4500 385 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.7L/224 5.6L/339
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6300 317 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
MPFI Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 13
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 15
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.52
Trans Type
6 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 2.61
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 2.36
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.25 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Acura ZDX Nissan Armada
Body Code
- 123.2" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.04 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double-Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
- - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
- - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 2.93
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 12.4
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 1
Frame
Frame Type
- Ladder
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating

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