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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door LS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door LS 16 23 $44,872 $48,250
2WD 4-Door LT 16 23 $49,713 $53,455
2WD 4-Door LTZ 16 23 $58,622 $63,035
4WD 4-Door LS 15 22 $47,662 $51,250
4WD 4-Door LT 15 22 $52,503 $56,455
4WD 4-Door LTZ 15 22 $61,412 $66,035
2WD 4-Door SV
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door SV 13 19 $34,617 $37,590
2WD 4-Door SL 13 19 $39,298 $42,680
2WD 4-Door Platinum 13 19 $45,993 $49,960
4WD 4-Door SV 12 18 $39,491 $42,890
4WD 4-Door SL 12 18 $41,965 $45,580
4WD 4-Door Platinum 12 18 $48,661 $52,860
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2015 Chevy Suburban hasn't forgotten it's an SUV--but the new interior and infotainment features are welcome crossover cues, while the powertrain gets some welcome modernization. The 2014 Nissan Armada has grown old in a segment that has improved its technology, safety, features and fuel economy.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 13 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 60.30 60.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 64.80 65.1
Third Leg Room (in) 34.50 32.2
Second Head Room (in) 39.10 40
Third Hip Room (in) 49.30 48.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.10 64.5
Front Leg Room (in) 45.30 41.8
Third Head Room (in) 38.50 35.9
Front Hip Room (in) 60.80 61.4
Passenger Capacity 8 8
Third Shoulder Room (in) 62.60 63.7
Second Leg Room (in) 39.70 41.9
Front Head Room (in) 42.80 41
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 130.00 123.2
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 80.50 79.3
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) - TBD - -
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 224.00 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 74.40 77.2
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - TBD - -
Length, Overall (in) - 207.7
Track Width, Rear (in) - 67.5
Track Width, Front (in) - 67.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 9.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 38.9 20
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.92 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 63.60 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 76.7 56.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 100.30 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 121.1 97.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 31.60 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 13.8
Brake Type Pwr -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 12.6
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA Midship
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31 28
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - Midship
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.0 40.8
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare N/A -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code RKX NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Front Tire Size P265/65R18 P265/70SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear N/A -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R17 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code RKX NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code RC4 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front N/A -
Rear Tire Size P265/65R18 P265/70SR18
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 945 975
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 6500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6300 6500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - 6500
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - TBD - -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - TBD - -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3500 3699
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - TBD - -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7300 7100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4400 4299
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 Full-Size
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 720 650
Maximum Alternator Watts NA -
Engine
Engine Oil Cooler NA None
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 383 @ 4100 385 @ 3400
Engine Order Code L83 NA
Displacement 5.3L/- TBD - 5.6 L/339
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 355 @ 5600 317 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8 Regular Unleaded V-8
Fuel System Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 18 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 13
Transmission
Transfer Case Model N/A -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - -
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.83
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Clutch Size (in) NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.52
Trans Type 6 5
Trans PTO Access NA No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.61
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.37
Trans Order Code MYC NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA No
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Suburban Nissan Armada
Body Code E52 -
Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Independent
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4400 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08 2.94
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3500 -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA 2.94
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - -
Frame
Frame Type - TBD - -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - TBD - 12.0
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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