Compare 2011 Ford Expedition vs 2011 Nissan Armada

2011 Ford Expedition
2011 Nissan Armada
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2WD 4-Door XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door XL 14 20 $33,951 $36,205
2WD 4-Door XLT 14 20 $36,326 $38,815
4WD 4-Door XL 13 18 $36,590 $39,105
4WD 4-Door XLT 13 18 $38,965 $41,715
2WD 4-Door Limited 14 20 $42,397 $45,485
2WD 4-Door King Ranch 14 20 $43,552 $46,755
4WD 4-Door Limited 13 18 $45,036 $48,385
4WD 4-Door King Ranch 13 18 $46,191 $49,655
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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
$33,951
$35,043
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,205
$38,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$603 / month
$642 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
For those who have to haul people and tow, the 2011 Ford Expedition provides truck toughness in a well-rounded wagon. 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
City
14 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
NA 35.9
Front Hip Room (in)
60.2 61.4
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA 63.7
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 41.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
59.9 60.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.2 65.0
Passenger Capacity
5 8
Third Leg Room (in)
NA 32.2
Second Head Room (in)
39.8 40.0
Third Hip Room (in)
NA 48.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
63.7 64.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 41.8
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
56.7 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
34.4 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
206.5 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.7 -
Height, Overall (in)
77.2 77.2
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
34.6 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
48.3 -
Wheelbase (in)
119.0 123.2
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.7 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.8 79.3
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
39.2 -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 67.5
Track Width, Front (in)
- 67.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 9.8
Length, Overall (in)
- 207.7
Liftover Height (in)
- 35.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
49.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
82.5 20.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
108.3 97.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 20.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 55.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
34.6 36.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
44.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
55.0 56.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.5 x 0.9 12.6 x 0.6
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.8 13.8 x 1.2
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
Midship NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
28.0 28.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
20.0 20.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.8 40.8
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2305 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
654 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R17 P265/70R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
654 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2305 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
T5G NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
2305 - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P265/70R17 P265/70R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
654 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
Full-size P265/70R18
Front Tire Order Code
T5G NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
900 - TBD -
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7300 7100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3700 3399
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2809 2740
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- TBD - 15100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4250 4299
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2802 2632
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13 12.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
2250 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 650
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 5100 317 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
365 @ 3600 385 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
995 NA
Displacement
5.4L/330 5.6L/339
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 13
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
16 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 19
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 2.61
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.36
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 3.82
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.52
Trans Type
6 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Expedition Nissan Armada
Body Code
119" WB 123.2" WB
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 2.93
Axle Type - Front
Independent - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
34.9 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3500 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 0.87
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4250 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
34.9 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Independent - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
SLA Double Wishbone Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.42 0.91
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4250 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3500 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
Fully Boxed Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.6 12.4
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 1
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
-- --
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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