The Nissan Armada is a full-size sports utility vehicle that has been on the market since the early 2004 and until today it seen only minor changes. However, the Japanese car producer now wants to redesign the 2016 Nissan Armada in both segments. Unlike the previous model which used famous F-Alpha platform the new model will probably feature new platform with unique characteristics.
Although Nissan Armada came out 12 years ago for the first time and achived modest success, it is now believed that totatlly refreshed SUV is expecting us, and that this time it will achieve its full potential.
Release Date of Nissan Armada
Estimation is that the 2016 Nissan Armada diesel will arrive at the dealerships in the second half of 2016.
2016 Nissan Armada Price
The starting price for the base model 2016 Nissan Armada starts around $38,000. 2016 Armada SL costs around $44000, and the Armada Platinium costs up to $50,000 and more.
The key rivals on the market will be Mazda CX-9, Chevrolet Trax, Toyota Sequoia and Ford Expedition.
Nissan Armada Exterior
As far as the exterior is concerned the Nissan Armada comes improved design. The Japanese manufacturer will use light materials such as carbon fiber and aluminum and the vehicle is expected to be significantly lighter.
This will influence better aerodynamich and improved fuel efficiency. The SUV will have a length of 208 inches, a height of 78 inches, width of 79 inches and whell base of 123 inches.
Nevertheless, the Armada surely bears agressive and powerfull look, and that is only hint of how it is to drive this high-performance SUV.
Interior of 2016 Nissan Armada
When it comes to the interior, the 2016 Nissan Armada will offer spacious and comfortable cabin with plenty of space for up to eight passangers.
With seats folding options there will be up to 97 cubic feet of cargo space available which is more than enough for any equipement you intend to bring on the jorney. The new 2016 Nissan Armada will be equiped with many safety and infotaiment features as well.
Nissan Armada 2016 Engine and Transmission
Under the hood of the Nissan Armada Diesel there will be two engine options. Unlike the previous versions of Armada which ran on 5.6 liter V8 engine that produced maximum of 317 hp and 385 lb-ft of torque, the 2016 Nissan Armada will have more powerful engines.
First option is a new 3.8 liter twin-turbo engine similiar to the one of GT-R. This engine will be capable of easily producing ip to 440 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque. The 5.0 liter Cummins diesel engine is a second option and it will be able to generate more than 300 hp and 550 lb-ft of torque.
These engines will be mated to a 5-speed automatic engine with rear-wheel and all-wheel drive systems available. The 2016 Nissan Armada Diesel can accelerate from zero to sixty in only 7 seconds and is able to tow more than 9000 pounds.