Ford Expedition vs. Nissan Armada

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.36 / 5
14 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
375 hp
390 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L EcoBoost V6
5.6L DOHC 32V Endurance V8

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.9 in.
41.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42 in.
40.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
42.6 in.
39 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40 in.
40 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

AC

AC

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Running Boards

Running Boards

Tire Width

Tire Width
P265/70R17 - P275/65TR18
P265/70HR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
131.6 in.
121.1 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
43.3 ft.
41.3 ft.

Length

Length
221.9 in.
208.9 in.

Width

Width
79.9 in.
79.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
375 hp
390 hp

Torque

Torque
470 ft. lbs.
394 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
6000 - 9000 lbs.
8500 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
600 - 900 lbs.
850 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
8 Cylinders

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
28.3 gal.
26 gal.

Combined

Combined
19 - 20 mpg
16 - 17 mpg

City

City
16 - 17 mpg
13 - 14 mpg

Highway

Highway
21 - 23 mpg
18 - 19 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford Expedition Max
Nissan Armada

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Body Code

Body Code
S
S

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5 - 8
8

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
7300 - 7550 lbs.
7300 - 7500 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
18 - 19 mpg.
15 - 16 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 - 17 mpg.
13 - 14 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
21 - 23 mpg.
18 - 19 mpg.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
12400 - 15500 lbs.
14450 - 14700 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
6000 - 9000 lbs.
8500 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
600 - 900 lbs.
850 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
6000 - 9000 lbs.
8500 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
600 - 900 lbs.
850 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
6000 - 9000 lbs.
8500 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Regular Unleaded V-8

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/213
5.6 L/339

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
10
7

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70
4.89

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.98
3.17

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15
2.03

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.77
1.41

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27
0.86

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.87
3.54

Trans PTO Access

Trans PTO Access
No
No

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
Electronic - None
Electronic - None

Transfer Case Power Take Off

Transfer Case Power Take Off
No
No

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
675
650

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
675
650

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 - 9.8
11.0 - 11.8

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
150

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
None
None

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Independent
Independent

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.31 - 3.73
2.94

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.31 - 3.73
2.94

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P265/70R17, P265/70TR17, P275/65HR18, P275/65TR18
P265/70HR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P265/70R17, P265/70TR17, P275/65HR18, P275/65TR18
P265/70HR18

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
Full-Size

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 - 18 X 8.5 in.
18 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 - 18 X 8.5 in.
18 X 8 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in.
Full-Size in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
43.3 ft.
41.3 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 in.
13.8 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.5 in.
13.8 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
28.3 gal.
26 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42 in.
40.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.9 in.
41.9 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
64.9 in.
63.8 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
62.2 in.
59.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40 in.
40 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
42.6 in.
39 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
64.8 in.
63.4 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
62.6 in.
58.4 in.

Third Head Room

Third Head Room
37.3 in.
36.4 in.

Third Leg Room

Third Leg Room
40.9 in.
28.3 in.

Third Shoulder Room

Third Shoulder Room
64.3 in.
60.5 in.

Third Hip Room

Third Hip Room
51.4 in.
48.8 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
131.6 in.
121.1 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
221.9 in.
208.9 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
79.9 in.
79.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
76.2 - 76.4 in.
75.8 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
67.6 in.
67.5 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
67.2 in.
67.9 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
9.7 - 9.8 in.
9.1 in.

Liftover Height

Liftover Height
34.9 in.
34.8 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
121.4 ft³.
95.4 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
36 ft³.
49.9 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
36 ft³.
16.5 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.78

Model Group

Model Group
Expedition Max
Armada

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Sport Utility
Large Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.5
5.6

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4