Nissan Armada

Nissan released its striking sport utility vehicle the Armada to the American market in the 2004 model year, to mark the Japanese automaker's first entry into the full SUV sector and was originally dubbed the Nissan Pathfinder Armada. With its spacious size and bold, attractive looks, the Armanda is sure to grab attention. The Armanda's impressive presence allows for eight passenger seating, and the vehicle is fully equipped with a host of first-rate standard and optional equipment. Additionally, it comes with the high quality reputation typical of all Nissan brand vehicles. The four door styling of the Armada is crafted with an automatic transmission is available in both two and all wheel drive. Three trim styles are currently offered: the SE, SE off-road and LE. Exciting standard amenities include power controls, air conditioning, separate front climate controls, tilt steering, cruise control, second row controls AM/FM stereo with compact disc and CD changer, steering wheel mounted controls and a leather steering wheel for an extra hint of sophistication. The SE off-road and LE versions also include standard leather seats. Additionally, the LE is further equipped with features like a subwoofer for extra audio bass and front heated seats. The 2005 model year brought some minor enhancements, and 2006 saw the addition of an upgraded, MP3 capable audio system. Optional features for all models include sunroof, as well as several different packages to allow buyers to customize the Armada, in order to make it uniquely their own. Cargo space is plentiful, and features like a load bearing exterior rack, cargo net and tie down areas, are standard in order to readily accommodate storage, and the third row seat is removable for further ease. The Armada is fully prepared for safety as well, with a long standard package that includes antilock brakes, tire pressure monitoring, traction and stability control systems, driver passenger and side head curtain airbags, electronic brake assistance and a vehicle anti theft device. Nissan developed a true winner in the Armada, offering a powerful sport utility vehicle with a wealth of standard equipment and attention to detail. It remains a great value and top competitor among other vehicles in its class.