Compare 2016 Ford Expedition vs 2015 Nissan Armada

2016 Ford Expedition
2015 Nissan Armada
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2WD 4-Door XLT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door XLT 16 22 $43,390 $45,435
4WD 4-Door XLT 15 20 $46,184 $48,360
2WD 4-Door Limited 16 22 $52,663 $55,145
4WD 4-Door Limited 15 20 $55,567 $58,185
2WD 4-Door King Ranch 16 22 $56,703 $59,375
2WD 4-Door Platinum 16 22 $57,620 $60,335
4WD 4-Door King Ranch 15 20 $59,492 $62,295
4WD 4-Door Platinum 15 20 $60,523 $63,375
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2WD 4-Door SV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door SV 13 19 $35,745 $38,510
2WD 4-Door SL 13 19 $40,463 $43,600
4WD 4-Door SV 12 18 $40,658 $43,810
4WD 4-Door SL 12 18 $43,152 $46,500
2WD 4-Door Platinum 13 19 $47,119 $50,780
4WD 4-Door Platinum 12 18 $49,806 $53,680
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,390
$35,745
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,435
$38,510
Monthly Payment Estimate
$757 / month
$642 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Ford Expedition proves there's a place in the world for old-school SUVs, especially those with turbo power, adaptive suspensions, and luxury-truck trim. 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
16 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
37.7 32.2
Second Head Room (in)
39.8 40
Third Hip Room (in)
50.2 48.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
63.7 64.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 41.8
Passenger Capacity
8 8
Third Head Room (in)
38.3 35.9
Front Hip Room (in)
60.2 61.4
Third Shoulder Room (in)
51.9 63.7
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 41.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 41
Second Hip Room (in)
59.9 60.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.2 65.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
77.2 77.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.2 67.5
Liftover Height (in)
34.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.8 79.3
Track Width, Front (in)
67 67.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 9.8
Wheelbase (in)
119 123.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
18.6 20
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
49.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
82.5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
55 56.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
13.1 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
34.6 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
108.3 97.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
44.4 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 12.6
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)
13.5 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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
28 28
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.8 40.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P275/65SR18 P265/70SR18
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/65SR18 P265/70SR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6600 6500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6600 6500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6600 6500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
660 650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
660 650
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7260 7100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
12300 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2838 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2724 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 4299
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 3699
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
650 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
250 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 650
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
420 @ 2500 385 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
99T NA
Displacement
3.5 L/213 5.6 L/339
Engine Oil Cooler
None None
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
365 @ 5000 317 @ 5200
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 13
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 19
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 1.52
Trans Type
6 5
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 2.61
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.37
Trans Order Code
446 NA
Transfer Case Model
None None
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 3.83
Summary
Body Code
S S
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Ford Expedition Nissan Armada
Suspension
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.15 2.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.15 2.94
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 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
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
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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