Finally came the moment when Nissan is due to present its improvement at the biggest and most powerful SUV. Namely 2018 Nissan Armada is expected in the near future. New Nissan Titan pickup was introduced. The criticisms are positive. Considering that the new Armada SUV based on the Titan pickup, the ultimate time is to Nissan ways and this step.
The current generation model was introduced in 2016. Sales began in August the same year, as a model for the 2017 model year. From 2018 Armada SUV, somehow all the many expected. In its second generation, as a model for 2018 Armada should bring improvements in certain areas.
Significantly change the external appearance is not a priority. However, many expected in the field of improving fuel economy. For that reason, there are indications that in the Armada lineup will be classified 2018 Nissan Armada diesel versions.
Design and Configuration
Nissan Armada is a body-on-frame full-size SUV. The vehicle is configured as a three-row eight-seater SUV. Besides all the improvements and enhancements, through which passed this model, improve economic efficiency has always been in the second plan. However, it was expected that 2017 model, as a representative of a new generation, bring progress in this segment. But nothing. Therefore, the expectations of 2018 Nissan Armada are great.
With a modern design, which brought new generation of models, Armada. It is quite eye-catching designs in the class. Although it shares much with Nissan Patrol and Infiniti QX80 models, 2018 Armada has remained consistent and unique himself. With an aggressive but lovable, exterior appearance, the vehicle possesses with modern systems and a large number of benefits.
Exceptional vehicle dimensions, with roomy and comfortable interior, highlight Nissan Armada as a very family-hauler. High level of equipment, the most sophisticated systems and towing capacity of 9,000 lb, a great recommendation for those who want to enjoy long trips with the family.
The new construction, which is present with Nissan Titan XD, has made Nissan Armada lighter than previous models. Performance and handling are improved. The rest is still improving economy, but it can be said that 2018 Nissan Armada is over for the vehicle.
As with the 2017 model, 2018 model will offer three different versions, SV, SL and Platinum. All versions have the same aggregate, Endurance 5.6-liter DOHC 32-valve V8 engine. This power unit comes with a 7-speed automatic transmission and 4×2 or 4×4. Unlike the previous generation model, engine now develops 390 horsepower at 5,800 rpm and 394 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm.
The new generation has received upgraded unit, and an improved transmission. The new seven-speed transmission replaces the previous five-speed. With the new transmission and upgraded engine, new Nissan Armada is improved fuel economy. 4×2 version has EPA ratings of 19 mpg hwy/14 mpg city. Slightly less economical the 4×4 version, which has figures of 18 mpg hwy/13 mpg city.
Because of its great similarity with the Titan pickup XD model, is expected and 2018 Nissan Armada diesel. According to all indications, it should be 5.0-liter Cummins diesel power unit.
2018 Nissan Armada Price
The price of the new model will remain at the same level as the price for the 2017 model. Changes in the price conditions that can only offer a version with new drive unit. The 2018 Nissan Armada price will be in the range of about $ 45,000 to almost $ 58,000. More specifically SV version will cost about $ 45,000, SL version – $ 49.650, while the 2018 Nissan Armada Platinum have a price of $ 57.590.