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2014 Nissan Armada vs. Its Competition

 
2014 Nissan Armada
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Our expert editors build comparisons like this one to make it easy for you to understand the small handful of cars you should compare to whatever car you are already looking at. You get general thoughts on each car you should consider plus an easy way to compare basic information for yourself.

The 2014 is the oldest of the full-size out there, and it's starting to feel that way, too.

If you're willing to step it down in size, we'd choose the Dodge Durango, with its solid mix of practicality, on- and off-road driving dynamics, and available HEMI engine.

The Toyota Sequoia looks and feels larger than some of the American options, but it's a strong performer.

The mainstays are vehicles like the Chevrolet Tahoe (and the long-wheelbase version, the Suburban) and its twin, the GMC Yukon.

They're still selling well, primarily because of their heritage and because they offer so many variants--long-wheelbase versions, hybrid versions, stripper models and luxurious Denali editions.

We also like Ford's Expedition, which also comes in short- and long-wheelbase versions; it's a little less potent than the biggest GM utes but it has good road manners and great features.

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7.4
/ 10
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The 2014 Nissan Armada has grown old in a segment that has improved its technology, safety, features and fuel economy.
7.4
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The rugged, honest Chevy Tahoe doesn't exactly lack for luxury, but it's a more pragmatic choice for those who don't really need the luxury layers applied to Yukons, Escalades, or GLs.
8.4
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The 2014 Dodge Durango is a great family hauler, and a top-notch utility infielder when you need extra brawn—made better this year with some important upgrades.
7.4
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It hasn't been brought up to date like the company's pickup trucks, but the Ford Expedition has one of the best cabins and designs among the biggest SUVs.
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Full-size SUVs still have a niche in the world, and the GMC Yukon is one of the best for towing and hauling it all.
7.4
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The 2014 Toyota Sequoia has room for eight and strong V-8 towing capacity, but it's pretty thirsty and difficult to maneuver to drive every day.
MSRP From     
$37,590$43,600$29,995$41,975$44,455$44,095
Gas Mileage     
12 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 17 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Regular Unleaded V-8Gas/Ethanol V8Regular Unleaded V-6Regular Unleaded V-8Gas/Ethanol V8Regular Unleaded V-8
EPA Class     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Style Name     
2WD 4-Door SV2WD 4-Door LS2WD 4-Door SXT2WD 4-Door XLT2WD 4-Door SLERWD 5.7L SR5 (Natl)
Drivetrain     
Rear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
897888
Passenger Doors     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
Sport UtilitySport Utility VehicleSport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility VehicleSport Utility
Transmission     
Automatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/OD

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