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Features

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
2WD 4-Door SV
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Trim

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
2WD 4-Door Platinum 13 19 $46,316 $50,890
4WD 4-Door SV 12 18 $40,134 $44,090
4WD 4-Door SL 12 18 $42,362 $46,540
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
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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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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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 13 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility -
Number of Passenger Doors 4 4
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 57.3 61.4
Passenger Capacity 5 8
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
Third Hip Room (in) - 48.8
Third Head Room (in) - 35.9
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 63.7
Third Leg Room (in) - 32.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.7 67.5
Wheelbase (in) 108.3 123.2
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 27.5 56.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 55.1
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 -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.41 -
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
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 20.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
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
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - - TBD -
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 -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 - TBD -
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
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4410 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2632
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
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.5 18 x 8.0
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
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
Fuel System MPFI Electronic Fuel Injection
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
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 13
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.56 NA
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 PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Acura ZDX Nissan Armada
Body Code - 123.2" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Wishbone
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 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 2.93
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 -
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
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
 
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