Compare 2012 Nissan Armada vs 2012 Ford Expedition

2012 Nissan Armada
2012 Ford Expedition
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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
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2WD 4-Door XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door XL 14 20 $34,242 $36,530
2WD 4-Door XLT 14 20 $36,617 $39,140
4WD 4-Door XL 13 18 $36,881 $39,430
4WD 4-Door XLT 13 18 $39,256 $42,040
2WD 4-Door Limited 14 20 $42,196 $45,270
2WD 4-Door King Ranch 14 20 $43,569 $46,780
4WD 4-Door Limited 13 18 $44,835 $48,170
4WD 4-Door King Ranch 13 18 $46,208 $49,680
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,298
$34,242
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,870
$36,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$665 / month
$609 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
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. If you're one of the few SUV fans left standing in the full-size arena, the 2012 Ford Expedition offers truck toughness in a well-rounded, well-featured SUV package.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
63.7 NA
Second Leg Room (in)
41.9 39.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
60.8 59.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.0 63.2
Third Leg Room (in)
32.2 NA
Second Head Room (in)
40.0 39.8
Third Hip Room (in)
48.8 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.7 63.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 41.2
Passenger Capacity
8 5
Third Head Room (in)
35.9 NA
Front Hip Room (in)
61.4 60.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 56.7
Height, Overall (in)
77.2 77.2
Liftover Height (in)
35.4 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.5 -
Wheelbase (in)
123.2 119.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 34.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.3 78.8
Track Width, Front (in)
67.5 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
9.8 -
Length, Overall (in)
207.7 -
Overhang, Front (in)
- 39.2
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 34.8
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 206.5
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 8.7
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- 48.2
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 8.7
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 44.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
56.7 55.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
55.1 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
36.5 34.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
20.3 82.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
97.1 108.3
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 - 49.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
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)
13.8 x 1.2 13.0 x 1.2
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 0.6 13.5 x 0.9
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
28.0 28.0
Fuel Tank Location
NA Midship
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
20.0 20.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.8 40.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 42.2
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 654
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R18 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2305
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T5G
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P265/70R18 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 654
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R18 NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA T5G
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2305
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 9200
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)
- TBD - 1380
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2740 2772
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
15100 15000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4299 4250
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2632 2777
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7100 7300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3399 3700
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.3 13.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - 2250
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 650
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas/Ethanol V8
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
385 @ 3400 365 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA 995
Displacement
5.6L/339 5.4L/330
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
317 @ 5200 310 @ 5100
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 20
Transmission
Trans Order Code
NA 446
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.82 4.17
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.52
Trans Type
5 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.61 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 2.34
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Armada Ford Expedition
Body Code
123.2" WB 119" WB
Body Style
Sport Utility 4 Door
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3500
Suspension Type - Rear
Double-Wishbone Five-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.87 0.7
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 4250
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 34.9
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 1.4
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 4250
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
2.93 3.31
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 34.9
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Fully Boxed
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 1
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.2 11.6
Doors
Side Door Type
- - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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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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