One of the most expected models in the full-size SUV segment is definitely the new 2020 Nissan Armada model. With the high luxurious lineup and upgraded features, this model will stand by its sibling Infinity. The base version of this model is highly equipped with a wide sort of technical support. the new vehicle can take in up to eight passengers in the well-designed interior with three rows of sitting. The towing capacity is understandable with the massive construction of a body frame of the vehicle.
This type of construction is used on many rivals such as Toyota Sequoia and GMC Yukon. Under the hood, we could expect a new 5.6-liter V8 engine which delivers strong output with 7-speed automatic gearbox. The RWD is standard with also AWD available. This model compared with Infinity QX80 delivers nice results with less money spent. And such as that, this model is ideal for someone who knows the true value of this segment.
2020 Nissan Armada Changes and Dimensions
According to last reports, the new 2020 Nissan Armada is the largest SUV made by Nissan. The size is at some point very great, but the construction is showing good results in everyday use. The new Armada appears to be sporty full-size SUV with many advantages. The rear pillar is similar to QX80 and font and rear bumper will be totally redesigned.
Even the base model will have 18-inch wheels and there is a 20-inch variant for more upgraded trim levels. However, the ride quality is affected by great machinery while driving. However, the full-size SUV will keep its current dimensions with 209-inch long and 80-inch wide highly-capacious vehicle. the height is going to be around 76 inches, with ground clearance increased.
The new interior of the 2020 Nissan Armada will have many new features and gadgets. The interior comes with luxurious details and materials like wood trim, new modern chrome details, and a light gearbox. The large glass areas are giving a superb outward vision.
Furthermore, the seat adjustments and the steering wheel position allows the full enjoyment. In the back, 16.5 cubic feet storage space is available, which can expand to the 49.9 inches. The base SUV models will have 8-inch infotainment touchscreen, a messaging assistant and a 14-speaker Bose audio system. The other part of the base offers is navigation, keyless entry, rear, and front sensors and other safety measures.
The arrival of 2020 Nissan Armada will offer three main trim levels as SV, SL, and Platinum, also with Platinum reserve as an exclusive line of sub-trim. The SL brings 20-inch alloy wheels, a power tailgate, puddle lights, fog lights, and a self-dimming mirror. The Platinum adds a heated steering wheel, 360-degree camera system and rear seat entertainment system.
Optional features for the SV model are fog lights, trailer package, and generic door opener. The SL additional equipment includes power moonroof, Intelligent Distance Control/Back-up intervention. The Platinum has this everything as standard with leather upholstery as well. The AWD is available for all Armada models.
Powertrain Options, Towing Capacity
For the new model of 2020 Nissan Armada, it is planned to have just one engine solution. Under the hood, we could expect new 5.6-liter V8 which would be enough for this type of vehicle. Whatsoever, this unit is able to produce 390 HP and 394lb-ft of torque. It pairs a 7-speed automatic transmission and the ability for rear-wheel or AWD systems.
The V8 drivetrain is a very strong solution, but with enlarged fuel consumption. The EPA city/highway fuel economy for this engine is 14/19mpg (RWD) and 13/18 mpg (4WD). The towing capacity should be about 8,500 pounds. This is the expected result for this segment of SUV.
There is speculation about Armada could get a Nismo version in the future. However, none of this is official yet, and yet it could happen in the recent future.
2020 Nissan Armada Price, Rivals, and Release Date
The price for the base model of the 2020 Nissan Armada will cost $48.200. The mid-level SL starts below $53.000. However, the price of the top Platinum will cost about $61.200. Furthermore, the top Platinum version of Platinum Reserve will cost about $64.300. The AWD system will add for $3000 extra for all units.
The main rivals for the full-size segment will be Chevy Tahoe, Infinity QX80, as well as the Ford Expedition. the new Armada will definitely be ready for launch by the end of the current year.