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Compare 2018 Ford Expedition vs 2018 Nissan Armada

2018 Ford Expedition
2018 Nissan Armada
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Limited 4x2
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Expedition Limited 4x2 17 24 $59,855 $62,675
Expedition Limited 4x4 17 22 $62,839 $65,800
Expedition Platinum 4x2 17 24 $69,743 $73,030
Expedition Platinum 4x4 17 22 $72,747 $76,175
Expedition XLT 4x2 17 24 $49,460 $51,790
Expedition XLT 4x4 17 22 $52,334 $54,800
Expedition Max Limited 4x2 17 23 $62,424 $65,365
Expedition Max Limited 4x4 16 21 $65,408 $68,490
Expedition Max Platinum 4x2 17 23 $72,313 $75,720
Expedition Max Platinum 4x4 16 21 $75,316 $78,865
Expedition Max XLT 4x2 17 23 $52,024 $54,475
Expedition Max XLT 4x4 16 21 $54,899 $57,485
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4x2 Platinum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Armada 4x2 Platinum 14 19 $54,915 $59,190
Armada 4x2 SL 14 19 $47,184 $50,850
Armada 4x2 SV 14 19 $42,771 $46,090
Armada 4x4 Platinum 13 18 $57,602 $62,090
Armada 4x4 SL 13 18 $49,871 $53,750
Armada 4x4 SV 13 18 $45,460 $48,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$59,855
$54,915
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$62,675
$59,190
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1045 / month
$987 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Ford Expedition is the new benchmark for full-size SUVs. The 2018 Nissan Armada pairs good towing performance with a roomy, comfortable interior worthy of a luxury label.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
40 40
Passenger Capacity
8 8
Third Hip Room (in)
51.4 48.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.8 63.4
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 41.9
Third Head Room (in)
37.3 36.4
Front Hip Room (in)
62.2 59.2
Third Shoulder Room (in)
64.2 60.5
Second Leg Room (in)
41.5 39
Front Head Room (in)
42 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
62.6 58.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
64.9 63.8
Third Leg Room (in)
40.9 28.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
67.6 67.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
9.8 9.2
Length, Overall (in)
210 208.9
Height, Overall (in)
76.6 75.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.2 67.9
Wheelbase (in)
122.5 121.1
Liftover Height (in)
35.3 35
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.9 79.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
63.6 49.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
104.6 95.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
20.9 16.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 49.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 63.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 36.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 86.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 20.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 48.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.5 13.8
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 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)
23.3 26
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41 41.3
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P275/55HR20 P275/60HR20
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/55HR20 P275/60HR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 8500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 8500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6000 8500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 850
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 850
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7200 7300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4380 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
12000 14450
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2786 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3200 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2657 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 20 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 20 X 8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
675 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
675 650
Engine
Displacement
3.5 L/213 5.6 L/339
Engine Oil Cooler
None None
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
375 @ 5000 390 @ 5800
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
470 @ 3500 394 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99T NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 19
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15 2.03
Trans Type
10 7
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.78
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.87 3.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.98 3.17
Trans Order Code
44U NA
Transfer Case Model
None None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.77 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 0.86
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70 4.89
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Ford Expedition Nissan Armada
Body Code
S S
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
8.8 11.0
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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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