3D SUVs – The New 2021 Nissan Armada

What can be more joyful than a day outdoors with the entire family? You wish for it, you have it! Here comes the full-sized SUV, 20212 Nissan Armada- it is considered β€œas big as a fleet of warships”. It gives competition to other GMC Yukon, Chevrolet Tahoe, and Ford Expedition.

This new 2021 Nissan Armada is excellent to haul a boat and your family at once. Yes, it might seem too plodding for family duty but it is really comfortable.

With all its new upgrades and additions, the Nissan Armada is absolutely relevant against the other three-row SUVs. The extra sprinkle of style besides the modernization makes it the perfect competing player against the aforementioned cars.

Let us learn more about the newest and additional features of the Nissan Armada 2021.

What’s new with Nissan Armada?

The Armada is all refreshed in 2021 with a raised front-end styling, a new and modern infotainment system, a larger screen, wireless smartphone charging, additional safety equipment, and more power. In addition to all these, it also has a trailer brake control and trailer sway control.

Now, the model is also on the simplicity spectrum with the elimination of the top Platinum Reserve model; and only features the SV, SL, and Platinum trims.

It has a squarer front with prominent headlights, a revision of design in the back with the new bumper, and taillights connected with the single continuous trim piece. A new edition to the same- Midnight Edition has a blacked-out trim. Get the best and a larger car deck- a 12. 3-inch touch screen and a wireless Apple CarPlay. The Armada has a gauge cluster of 7.0 inch which enhances the aesthetic style and display of the entire cabin.

The center console is updated and has options in interior materials to improve the overall look of the SUV. It also features active security safety features- it includes adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring, and so much more!

Engine and Performance

A powerful 5.8 liter V-8 including the civilized seven-speed automatic transmission makes Armada the powertrain. On premium fuel, the engine can make up to 400 horsepower and 413 lb-ftΒ  of torque. Paid with the premium both option- rear or all-wheel drive, the model can tow about 8500 pounds.

Even though it has not been tested with the extra power, the latest version proved to be excellent in performance in terms of engine and comfort. It showed awesome results despite the large proportions- thanks to its fully independent suspensions. Along with being the champion in the emergency brake test, this vehicle delivered a good feel and positive feedback.

Fuel Economy

As we already covered, the Armada features a V-8 engine along with the engine transmission. This is the perfect combination that ensures that Nissan is more fuel-efficient compared to its other rivals. It is estimated to have a rear-driven version to have a 14mpg within the city and 19 on the highway.

Interior and Comfort

Without a doubt, it has a spacy and cushy interior with a classy outer shell. The cabins are well insulated from the noise. Moreover, it has top-class materials that are attractive and soft. It had three rows of seats allowing up to eight passengers. But, the seating capacity may drop to seven with the second-row captain’s chairs. They can easily fold with the handle that springs the seat ahead. However, the seat must be reset later on manually. The third row has power-folding and it can be adjusted with the control buttons positioned in the cargo area. When compared with its new rivals, the Armada was classy, fancy, and offered plenty of legroom to every passenger and the driver.

Infotainment

Featuring the large 12.3-inch touchscreen, it has a rotatory control for tuning and volume adjustment. It has built-in navigation, SiriusXM satellite radio, for which you need a subscription. It also offers Android Auto along with wireless smartphone charging. The best part is the mid-level SL model that adds the 13 speaker audio (Bose Audio) system. They together really improve the entertainment of the cabin.

Nissan Armada Models

Serving up to 8 passengers, the 2021 Armada model comes in four trim levels: S, SL, SV, and Platinum. All the trims feature a V-8 engine with a capacity of 5.6 liters. And, the maximum output is 400 horsepower. Let us explore the other highlights of the models one by one.

S

The base S model starts you off with:

● 18-inch wheels

● LED headlights

● Tow hitch receiver with prewiring for a trailer brake controller

● Cloth upholstery

● Dual-zone automatic climate control

● Power-adjustable steering column

● 12.3-inch center touchscreen

● Four-speaker stereo system

● Apple CarPlay (with wireless functionality) and Android Auto smartphone connectivity

SV

Adds to the S equipment with:

● Roof rails

● Integrated trailer brake controller (can adjust the trailer’s brakes from inside the vehicle)

● Six-speaker stereo system

● Heated front seats

● Simulated leather upholstery

● Wireless device charging

SL

On top of the SV’s features, it adds:

● 20-inch alloy wheels

● Sunroof

● Power liftgate

● Trailer sway damping (adjusts vehicle brakes to help control trailer movement if a trailer begins to sway)

● Remote engine start

● Driver’s seat memory settings

● Leather upholstery

● 13-speaker Bose stereo system

● 120-volt household-style power outlet

● 360-degree camera system (gives you a top-down view of the Armada and its surroundings for tight parking situations)

Platinum

Adds to the SL equipment with:

● 22-inch alloy wheels

● Automatic windshield wipers

● Power-folding third-row seat

● Heated steering wheel

● Ventilated front seats

● Heated second-row seats

● Power-reclining and power-folding third-row seats

● Rear-seat entertainment system

For the SL and Platinum models, the second-row captain’s seat can reduce the capacity to seven.

Overall, the 2021 Nissan Armada is really a favorable car and preferably liked by all because of its broader SUV appeal. Would you want it to be a part of your family? Share your thoughts about the car!