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After 12 years on the production line, rumors swirled in 2015 that the Nissan Armada would be put to rest. But instead of killing the Armada, Nissan decided to revive it. The second generation is much better than the first and unlike the original, the new Armada is based on the Nissan Patrol. “The Nissan …

Rating 68/100 Background Although full-size SUVs like the 2015 Nissan Armada aren’t necessarily a great option for everyday family transportation, they continue to find homes in plenty of driveways across America. These heavyweight sport-utility vehicles are well suited for buyers who want to haul a boat or a trailer and carry a large family at …

Rating 82/100 Background If you’re looking for a workhorse that can take your 28-foot boat to the lake or haul the whole family to the mountainside condo, chances are good that the eight-passenger 2014 Nissan Armada is more than adequate. Based on the same tough platform as the Nissan Titan pickup, the Armada packs a …

Rating 72/100 Background If you need to pull your 28-foot boat to the lake or pack your entire family up for a Saturday full of soccer games, the 2013 Nissan Armada has you covered. For other daily duty tasks, however, this aging SUV has a number of significant drawbacks. Built on the same platform as …

Rating 82/100 Background Built on the same underpinnings as the automaker’s burly Titan pickup, the full-size 2012 Nissan Armada certainly has the goods if it’s towing and hauling you’re looking for. While no longer class-leading, the Armada’s standard 317-horsepower 5.6-liter V8 still produces strong acceleration. The combination of this burly mill and traditional body-on-frame construction …

Rating 67/100 Background It’s pretty common to hear large vehicles referred to using nautical euphemisms like "boats" or "barges." Well, the folks at Nissan took that notion one step further by naming their full-size SUV after an entire fleet of ships. Pleasingly, the 2011 Nissan Armada actually does a respectable job of living up to …

Rating 48/100 Background Armadas have come a long way since Spain’s failed naval invasion of England in 1588, and the 2010 Nissan Armada is no exception. Like most modern armadas, Nissan’s is far swifter than any galleon of yore, and it guzzles a lot of fuel in the process. In today’s marketplace, the Nissan Armada …

Rating 67/100 Background The most famous armada of all time was sent by King Phillip II of Spain to invade England and usurp the heretic Queen Elizabeth. This armada was enormous, formidable and a force to be feared. In the end, though, it vanished into the North Atlantic, a victim of smaller British ships, some …

Rating 67/100 Background Looking to capitalize on America’s love of super-sized SUVs, Nissan introduced its burly Armada four years ago to battle the popular domestic stalwarts. With its powerful V8 engine, roomy cabin and generous towing capacity, the Armada won over plenty of fans. We were not, however, fans of its cabin décor, which consisted …

Rating 60/100 Background The bigger its scale, the better we Americans are at crafting the product. It’s no surprise that this country is the birthplace of super-size fries, Texas hair and, well, Texas. Given this logic, it makes perfect sense that the U.S. has long been the dominant force in the full-size SUV segment. This …

SUVs hold widespread appeal due to their versatility. Not only can you find models that deliver sportier handling with ample interior room, you can find power behemoths which can tackle your most demanding jobs with ease. Whether it’s towing boats, trailers with work equipment or camping items, manufacturers provided their SUVs with powerful drive systems, …

The holiday season has many of us thinking about our families and if you’re in the need of a new sports utility vehicle fit for the kids, you might want to take a look at the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder. The company began selling the vehicle in 1987. Since then, it has undergone plenty of changes …