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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
2WD LE 13 19 $35,548 $39,100
4WD SE 13 18 $33,456 $36,800
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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Body Style

Engine

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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door V6 16 21 $33,733 $37,140
4-Door V8 14 18 $40,166 $44,260
4-Door V10 17 23 $53,020 $58,490
4-Door V6 Special Order 16 21 $33,733 $37,140
4-Door V8 Special Order 14 18 $40,166 $44,260
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
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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 -
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) 12.6 x 1.0 13.0 x 1.10
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 28.0 26.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.7 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 38.1
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 -
Tires
Front Tire Size P265/70R18 P255/60HR17
Spare Tire Size P265/70R18 P195/80R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/70R18 P255/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 9100 7716
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5168 5086
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.8 18
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 450
Engine
Fuel System NA SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 385 @ 3600 229 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 5.6L/339 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 305 @ 4900 240 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 16
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Nissan Armada Volkswagen Touareg
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Four Link
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 -
 
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