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Compare 2005 Nissan Armada vs 2005 Volkswagen Touareg

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Selected Style SE 2WD
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD SE 13 19 $30,911 $34,000
4WD SE 13 18 $33,456 $36,800
2WD LE 13 19 $35,548 $39,100
4WD SE Off-Road 13 18 $36,321 $39,950
4WD LE 13 18 $38,094 $41,900
4-Door V6 Special Order
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Engine

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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door V6 16 21 $33,733 $37,140
4-Door V6 Special Order 16 21 $33,733 $37,140
4-Door V8 14 18 $40,166 $44,260
4-Door V8 Special Order 14 18 $40,166 $44,260
4-Door V10 17 23 $53,020 $58,490
4-Door V10 Special Order 17 23 $53,020 $58,490
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,911
$33,733
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,000
$37,140
Monthly Payment Estimate
$567 / month
$619 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in) 35.9 -
Front Hip Room (in) 61.3 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 188.4 99
Third Shoulder Room (in) 63.7 -
Second Leg Room (in) 41.9 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 38.7
Second Hip Room (in) 60.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.1 57.7
Passenger Capacity 8 5
Third Leg Room (in) 32.2 -
Second Head Room (in) 40.0 38.3
Third Hip Room (in) 48.8 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 64.5 57.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 9.86 8.3
Length, Overall (in) 206.9 187.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 77.8 68.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.5 65.7
Wheelbase (in) 123.2 112.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.8 75.9
Track Width, Front (in) 67.5 65.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 20.0 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 56.7 31
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 97.1 71
Brakes
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.0 13.0 x 1.26
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) 12.6 x 1.0 13.0 x 1.10
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 28.0 26.4
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.7 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 38.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/70R18 P255/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P265/70R18 P255/60HR17
Spare Tire Size P265/70R18 P195/80R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 910 772
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 9100 7716
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5168 5086
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.8 18
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 450
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 150
Engine
Displacement 5.6L/339 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 305 @ 4900 240 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System NA SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 385 @ 3600 229 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.56
Trans Type 5 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again NA w/Tiptronic & OD
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.61 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 2.37
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.94 4.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.16
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA 2.66
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.83 4.15
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Armada Volkswagen Touareg
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Four Link
 
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