The Japanese carmaker is keen on grabbing a large chunk of market share with its full-size 2019 Nissan Armada. There are some styling changes in the SUV and enhanced amenities make it a worthy contender.
It also borrows several elements from the Infiniti QX80. Upon release, it will lock horns with Chevy Tahoe and Toyota Highlander.
2019 Nissan Armada – Stylish and Good Looking SUV
There is no denying the upcoming 2019 Nissan Armada is a stylish and enticing SUV, from all angles. Design similarities with Infiniti QX 80 remain. However, its body has some more curves than the luxurious cousin. The Armada is sold in 4 trim levels- SV, SL, Platinum and top end Platinum Reserve. Exterior colors are mocha almond, Hermosa blue, Forged Copper, Super black etc
The curvy design theme continues in the cabin of the Nissan Armada. There are 4 upholstery choices, based on which trim you order. Material quality is good and as you move up trims, they enhance considerably. There are 3 rows of seats but the third row is not suited for adults- as is the situation with most rival models. The Platinum Reserve trim comes with two-tone leather. Cargo space is only 16.5 cubic feet.
Safety Features and Amenities
All trims of 2019 Nissan Armada are equipped with decent safety features and they also get plenty of amenities. The case S trim gets a rearview camera, LED headlights, parking sensors, keyless ignition, automatic climate control, Bose speakers and 8.0-inch infotainment setup along with navigation. It can be equipped with Driver Package that brings fog lights, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and a power liftgate.
The SL trim adds automatic-dimming exterior mirrors, fog lights, leather upholstery, and also a remote start. This trim can be equipped with Premium Package which adds power moonroof, and safety features like blind-spot monitors, adaptive cruise control, and automatic emergency braking. However, the Armada Platinum trim adds active lane control, enhanced rearview mirror, cooled front seats etc. The top Platinum reserve trim gets Dark chrome exterior trim, wood-tone interior trim, rear privacy glass etc. All trims of 2019 Armada get airbags, Anti-lock brakes, TPMS.
2019 Nissan Armada – Engine and Associated Details
The new Nissan Armada comes equipped with a 5.6-liter V-8 engine that churns out 390 HP. Its towing capacity is 8500 pounds. The engine is paired with a 7-speed automatic transmission gearbox. Ride quality in S trim is better owing to its 18 inch wheels. It is quite commendable that a large SUV like Armada does not take more than 7 seconds to cross the 60 mph mark. Fuel economy is however quite average.
Price and Date of Arrival
Exact price of 2019 Nissan Armada is not known. But base trim cost can be close to $46.000. Finally, it will be reaching the showrooms for sale in mid 2018.
Summing it up
The 2019 Nissan Armada is a stylish large sized SUV that gets some design and technology updates. It has a powerful engine and amenities are class leading too. The only glitch in this otherwise worthy SUV is average fuel economy.
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