2017 Nissan Armada Review
As a large SUV, the 2017 Nissan Armada dominates the road with a combination of power, towing capability, and advanced technology features.
This review, crafted by our team at Nissan of Mobile to aid shoppers like you in your SUV search, will give you more information on just a few of the aspects that make the Armada so popular among drivers in Mobile, Prichard, and Saraland.
Now, let’s begin by looking at how the Armada stacks up under the hood.
Armada Power Philosophy
The 2017 Nissan Armada comes standard with a powertrain led by a 5.6L V8 engine. This engine gets an EPA-estimated 14 city/19 highway MPG1. This engine is paired with a standard 7-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drivetrain, too.
The rear-wheel drivetrain comes standard, but the Armada also has optional four-wheel drive capability with 2-speed transfer case on all trim levels. This four-wheel drive capability has many advantages including heightened performance, traction, and control of your vehicle both on and off the pavement.
Towing and Hauling
As the only engine available for this model, the Armada’s 5.6L engine holds its own by putting out an impressive 390 horsepower and 394 lb-ft of torque. This allows for its exceptional towing capability.
The 2017 Nissan Armada rises above its competitors with its Best-In-Class Standard Maximum Towing2 capability of 8,500 pounds. Towing power like this gives you the opportunity to tow anything from small boats and campers to trailers of mulch for your landscaping projects.
In addition to the towing capabilities of this vehicle, you have plenty of interior cargo room to haul things around in. The 49.9 ft3 of standard cargo space in the Armada can fit suitcases and coolers for vacation, small furniture for moving, or bags on bags of groceries.
Advanced Technology Features
The 2017 Nissan Armada comes standard with many advanced technology features that aim to up its convenience and comfort. For starters, each Armada is equipped with a NissanConnect™ infotainment center with Navigation Services and 8-inch color display multi-touch control.
This display is compatible with smartphones via the Armada’s standard Bluetooth® wireless and voice recognition technologies. Take advantage of them to make phone calls, send text messages, and stream music.
The base trim of the 2017 Armada comes standard with a RearView Monitor that shows a live display from the rear of your vehicle. The upper trim levels of the Armada starting with the SL amp this up, though, by making the Intelligent Around View® Monitor standard. This gives a comprehensive view of your vehicle's surroundings to get one step closer to illuminating blind spots.
Test Drive the 2017 Nissan Armada Today!
As you can see, the 2017 Nissan Armada has plenty to offer inside and out. Combining advanced technology and towing capability can make for one awesome commute in your hometown of Mobile, Prichard, and Saraland.
To learn more about the Nissan Armada, contact us at Nissan of Mobile and get behind the wheel for a test drive today.
1 The 2018 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 14 city/19 highway for the Armada® 4x2 and 13 city/18 highway for Armada® 4x4. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions—use for comparison only.
2 Comparison based on 2018 Nissan Armada vs. latest in-market Ward’s Large Sport Utility segment (excluding extended length vehicles) from manufacturer’s websites. Base models compared. Towing capability varies by configuration. See Nissan Towing Guide and Owner’s Manual for proper use.