2018 Nissan Armada vs. 2018 Ford Expedition

When it comes to full-size SUVs, there are many options to choose from. All share a few things in common, including plenty of cargo space, strong engine power and a variety of high-tech features. For car shoppers, choosing the right SUV comes down to the details and finding the model with the best overall value.

The 2018 Nissan Armada is a perfect example of this. From its luxurious interior to its aerodynamic styling, this SUV gets all the fine details right. Unlike with most SUVs that struggle with cumbersome handling, the 2018 Nissan Armada is nimble with quick acceleration and a dynamic driving experience. Inside the cabin is seating for up to eight passengers, easy-to-navigate rows of seating and plenty of premium technologies, including a standard 13-speaker Bose audio system.

Nissan's new Armada and the 2018 Ford Expedition both receive major updates within a year of each other that add more power and capabilities. Which SUV is a better value overall?

2018 Nissan Armada vs. 2018 Ford Expedition
390 Horsepower 375
7-speed automatic Transmission 10-speed automatic
5.6-liter DOHC 32-valve V-8 Engine 3.5-liter V-6
$44,900 Starting MSRP $51,695

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When the 2018 Nissan Armada and 2018 Ford Expedition are side-by-side the two are very similar in size. The new Expedition is actually available in two different body lengths, but offers only eight seats. Where the 2018 Ford Expedition excels is its best-in-class fuel economy figures and spacious interior. However, these figures rival the 2018 Nissan Armada's only by a few. The 2018 Ford Expedition has 104.6 cu.ft. of cargo room with the regular body length model and 121.5 cu.ft. with the extended length. Ford's new SUV also has a 17 city and 24 highway mpg EPA-estimated rating for rear-wheel-drive models.

In contrast, the 2018 Nissan Armada has 95.4 cu.ft. and 14 city and 19 highway mpg for rear-wheel drive models. The new Armada is also priced lower than the 2018 Ford Expedition, but still comes equipped with a generous array of high-tech features. An 8-inch color touchscreen, navigation system, push-button start, multiple 12-volt DC power outlets and eight cargo tie-down hooks are all standard. There is also standard Bluetooth, heated front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, wood-tone trim, variable intermittent windshield wipers and much more.

We invite you to explore all the features and capabilities of the new 2018 Nissan Armada for yourself with a test drive at Charleston Nissan today. Our award-winning team of experts can answer any questions you might have and can help you find the perfect new, used or certified pre-owned vehicle. Stop by and see us today!