Compare 2015 Dodge Durango vs 2015 Nissan Armada

2015 Dodge Durango
2015 Nissan Armada
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2WD 4-Door Citadel
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Durango 2WD 4-Door Citadel 18 25 $39,710 $41,295
Durango 2WD 4-Door Limited 18 25 $35,711 $36,995
Durango 2WD 4-Door R/T 14 23 $38,780 $40,295
Durango 2WD 4-Door SXT 18 25 $30,275 $30,495
Durango AWD 4-Door Citadel 17 24 $42,203 $43,895
Durango AWD 4-Door Limited 17 24 $38,204 $39,595
Durango AWD 4-Door R/T 14 22 $41,273 $42,895
Durango AWD 4-Door SXT 17 24 $32,820 $33,095
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2WD 4-Door Platinum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Armada 2WD 4-Door Platinum 13 19 $46,285 $49,880
Armada 2WD 4-Door SL 13 19 $40,463 $43,600
Armada 2WD 4-Door SV 13 19 $35,745 $38,510
Armada 4WD 4-Door Platinum 12 18 $48,972 $52,780
Armada 4WD 4-Door SL 12 18 $43,152 $46,500
Armada 4WD 4-Door SV 12 18 $40,658 $43,810
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,710
$46,285
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,295
$49,880
Monthly Payment Estimate
$688 / month
$831 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Dodge Durango hits the sweet spot between crossover and SUV. The 2015 Nissan Armada has become one of the oldest vehicles in a segment filled with newer, more efficient, higher-tech alternatives.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
37.8 35.9
Front Hip Room (in)
57 61.4
Third Shoulder Room (in)
50.4 63.7
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6 41.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 41
Second Hip Room (in)
56 60.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 65.1
Third Leg Room (in)
31.5 32.2
Second Head Room (in)
39.8 40
Passenger Capacity
7 8
Third Hip Room (in)
42.8 48.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 64.5
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 41.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.2 9.8
Length, Overall (in)
201.2 207.7
Height, Overall (in)
71.6 77.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.1 67.5
Wheelbase (in)
119.8 123.2
Liftover Height (in)
32.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.8 79.3
Track Width, Front (in)
63.9 67.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
84.5 97.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
17.2 20
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
47.7 56.7
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 13.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24.6 28
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 40.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
TV9 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/50TR20 P275/60HR20
Rear Tire Order Code
TV9 NA
Front Tire Size
P265/50TR20 P275/60HR20
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
5000 8200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 820
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 820
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 8200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 8200
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6500 7300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 3699
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 4299
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 20 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 20 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Full-Size
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
700 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
700 650
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
295 @ 6400 317 @ 5200
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4800 385 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
ERB NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 5.6 L/339
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty None
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 13
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 15
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 2.61
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.37
Trans Order Code
DFL NA
Transfer Case Model
None None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.83
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.52
Trans Type
8 5
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Durango Nissan Armada
Body Code
S S
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.45 2.94
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.45 2.94
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8 11.8 (Est)
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
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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