Compare 2012 Acura ZDX vs 2012 Nissan Armada

2012 Acura ZDX
2012 Nissan Armada
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AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door 16 23 $42,691 $46,120
AWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 16 23 $46,809 $50,620
AWD 4-Door Advance Pkg 16 23 $52,346 $56,670
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2WD 4-Door SV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door SV 13 19 $36,298 $39,870
2WD 4-Door SL 13 19 $41,252 $45,320
4WD 4-Door SV 12 18 $41,389 $45,470
4WD 4-Door SL 12 18 $43,889 $48,220
2WD 4-Door Platinum 13 19 $47,525 $52,220
4WD 4-Door Platinum 12 18 $50,162 $55,120
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,691
$36,298
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,120
$39,870
Monthly Payment Estimate
$769 / month
$665 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
It's lacking in some features and its interior is a bit cheap, but the 2012 Nissan Armada has rugged good looks and a beefy V-8 powertrain.
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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 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)
42.6 41.8
Front Hip Room (in)
57.3 61.4
Passenger Capacity
5 8
Second Leg Room (in)
31.1 41.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 39.7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 63.7
Third Leg Room (in)
- 32.2
Third Hip Room (in)
- 48.8
Third Head Room (in)
- 35.9
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
55.8 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)
26.3 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
Brakes
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)
13.1 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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - 13.8 x 1.2
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.0 28.0
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
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)
3.4 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 20.0
Tires
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 Size
P255/50HR19 P265/70R18
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 -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- - 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 Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4424 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2740
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 15100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 4299
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2632
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 7100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 3399
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.6 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
Displacement
3.7L/224 5.6L/339
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6300 317 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
270 @ 4500 385 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 13
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 19
Transmission
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 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.25 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
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
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 Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura ZDX Nissan Armada
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility Sport Utility
Body Code
- 123.2" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.9 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.0 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs -
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
Axle Type - Front
- - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 1
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.6 12.2
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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