The forthcoming 2020 Nissan Armada is the new luxury SUV that is perfectly crafted for a large family. The last year model has got some exterior and interior modification and we can expect the same with the newest one.
The popular Nissan Armada is the vehicle that offers great comfort with the latest tech installed. There is plenty of space and this model will with easy accumulate up to eight persons. Furthermore, with this SUV, the buyers will also get a new engine along with the standard V8.
2020 Nissan Armada exterior is stronger
The exterior of the upcoming vehicle is rugged yet sophisticated. The new design is already installed in the previous model and this year model will evoke the luxury-meets-utilitarian style. The same grill is there but with added more chrome materials and it looks much better. The base model will be equipped with the stylish 18-inch wheels. However, with the trims, SL and Platinum Armada will get much bigger 20-inches wheels.
As we already wrote this model is one of the Nissan’s largest SUV ever made. Dimensionally the 2020 Nissan Armada will keep the same wheelbase that measures 121.1 inches. Moreover, the length of this SUV is 208.9, while the width is 79.9. This is the almost same size as its sibling Infinity X80. Also, these two SUVs share the same chassis, suspension, engine, transmission and they look pretty much identical.
2020 Nissan Armada interior offers great comfort with the latest tech
The 2020 Nissan Armada SUV offers a plenty of modern amenities. The interior cabin is one of the luxurious on the market. Furthermore, the comfortable is high and this model is offered with the three-row seats and there is enough space for up to eight passengers. The Top-line Platinum trim will add to this model a pair of captain’s chairs and a center console in the second row. This will reduce seating capacity to seven passengers. However, the first two rows offer plenty of space but the third row is tight and is ideal for children.
The 2020 Nissan Armada full-size SUV will be available with many options and packages. It will be offered in three trims: SV, SL and Platinum. The base one SV trims come with the 8-inch infotainment system, navigation and powerful 13-speaker Bose AM/FM/CD/USB/Satellite audio system. Furthermore, the base one will also get a rearview camera, power-adjustable front seats, and front/rear parking sensors. The middle equipment trim SL adds a power liftgate, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and remote keyless entry.
The last one and most equipment trim Platinum bring features like heated and cooled front seats, heated 2nd-row seats, 7-inch displays rear-seat entertainment system and moonroof.
As for the safety, the new model will include intelligent cruise control, blind-spot detection, backup-collision intervention, forward emergency braking and the Predictive Forward Collision Warning System.
2020 Nissan Armada powertrain
Under the hood, the upcoming 2020 Nissan Armada will be offered with two engines. Yep, you read well. After so many years the manufacturer decides to make one more engine next to the aging 5.6-liter V8. However, at this moment there is no official word what will bring the new engine and how strong will be. From some rumors, this engine will give much better fuel economy.
Furthermore, the V8 is still great options and this engine is able to produce around 400 HP and 394 lb-ft of torque. The Armada comes standard with rear-wheel-drive (RWD) system or with 4-wheel drive (4WD) as optional. Both this engine will use the same 7-speed automatic transmission that is standard. With the V8 engine, the SUV is able to run from 0 to 60 mph in 5,9 sec, while the top speed is limited to the 133 mph.
Towing capacity and fuel economy of the V8 engine
The 2020 Nissan Armada’s towing capacity is 8,500 pounds. With this number the new model beets the Toyota Sequoia that comes with the 7,400 pounds. In the same range is also model Chevrolet Tahoe.
However, the king of towing is the Ford Expedition with 9,200 pounds. The EPA city/highway fuel economy of the Nissan Armada is little better than the last one and it gives 15/19 mpg (RWD) and 14/18 mpg for the 4WD system.
2020 Nissan Armada release date and price
The release date of the 2020 Nissan Armada is announced for 2019. However, we can expect the same price range of $46,900 for a base rear-wheel-drive model. The top of the offer will be the Platinum trim with a starting price of $60,000.
Also, with the added 4WD system the price will increase to $65,000. The new 2020 Nissan Armada undercuts the starting prices of the Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Yukon and as well as the Ford Expedition.