If you ask any car lover to name several excellent SUVs, the Nissan Armada will be on the list for sure. There are many reasons why people like it and if you haven’t heard much about the Nissan Armada so far, it is time find out why the vehicle is so appreciated among customers. The carmaker hasn’t changed the Armada to such an extent since it was first introduced and that’s why the carmaker significantly improved it in 2015. Armada’s fuel efficiency, performance, and both exterior and interior design were brought to a completely new level. They turned the Armada into a comfortable and roomy model as it is today. To begin our story about the 2017 Nissan Armada, we will say that this model year we expect only minor tweaks.
Exterior of 2017 Nissan Armada
As far as the exterior changes of the newcomer are concerned, trusted sites reported that the most significant change for the 2017 model year will be weight reduction. The body construction of the 2017 Nissan Armada will be made out of lightweight materials. The vehicle will sit on the same platform as the current generation, so we do not expect major changes of its appearance. However, there will be some novelties that set it apart as a new model. Its front bumper will suffer some changes. Overall visibility and appearance will be enhanced by introducing LED headlights. Fog lights will also be present to improve visibility. Other than that, the vehicle is pretty much unchanged. The front end comes with familiar, massive chrome grille and boxy fenders.
2017 Nissan Armada Interior
The cabin of the 2017 Nissan Armada will be spacious, comfortable, and welcoming. It accommodates up to 8 passengers at the time. The materials inside of the cabin are up to modern standards. For example, the seats are covered in premium leather. Everything appears to be meticulously designed, and we personally liked what we have seen. Technological features and amenities are also at an enviable level. There are Bluetooth connectivity, Bose entertainment system, touch-sensitive display, USB port, eight-way heated power driver’s seat, a rearview camera, cruise control, heated power outside mirrors, and many others.
Nissan Armada 2017 Engine
The current generation of the Nissan Armada is powered by a 5.6-liter V8 drivetrain with the maximum output of 317 horsepower and 385 lb-ft of torque. What is going to be changed for the 2017 model year? Well, this time we deal with engine for the diesel variant of the Armada. If the rumors are true, the diesel variant of the Armada will be powered by a 5.0-liter Cummins diesel. The engine will be capable of producing 300 hp and 550 lb-ft of torque. Details about fuel economy, speed, and acceleration will be announced at a later date.
Pricing of 2017 Armada
There is little to complain about the 2017 Nissan Armada Diesel. It has comfortable cabin loaded to the gills with modern technological features, powerful engine under its good, and it has attractive design. If we take all these qualities into account, we dare to say that the starting price of this model will be around 40.000.
Here is a look at the 2015 model:
More on the history of the model: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nissan_Armada