...At least the Armada provides plenty of towing capacity; properly equipped, it can lug 9,100 pounds. Safety: Antilock disc brakes (with brake assist), stability control, front-seat active head restraints, rear parking sensors and side curtain airbags that protect all three rows of passengers are standard on all Armadas. Front-seat side airbags are optional on the SE and standard on the LE. In National Highway Traffic Safety Administration frontal-impact crash tests, the 2008 Nissan Armada scored four stars for driver protection and a perfect five stars for passenger protection. Interior Design...
...All trims come well equipped with ABS brakes; dual front, side, and side curtain bags for each row; and traction and stability control. In terms of comfort and luxury, full power features, keyless entry, a 6-CD changer, power front seats, and rear climate control are all standard, while the LE adds leather upholstery, a rear-view camera, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, and satellite radio. A new navigation system provides traffic reports.There are plenty of high-class options, such as Bluetooth, a heated steering wheel, and an upgraded Bose sound system. But the 2008 Armada is also a rugged...
...A six-CD stereo is standard and Bose audio is optional. Other options include a navigation system and a rear-seat entertainment system with an 8-inch screen. Under the Hood The Armada has a 317-horsepower, 5.6-liter V-8 that drives a five-speed automatic transmission. An option allows the engine to burn E85 ethanol in addition to gas. Maximum towing capacity when properly equipped is 9,100 pounds. Safety Active front head restraints, an electronic stability system, side curtain airbags and antilock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist are standard. Side-impact...
...For a smooth ride, better cornering capabilities and more cargo space, Nissan designed the Armada with a fully independent rear suspension. The vehicle is available with either two-wheel (rear) or four-wheel drive. Standard features on our tester included leather seats, running boards, flip-out rear quarter windows, power rear liftgate with separately opening glass, halogen headlights and fog lights, electronic stability and traction control, speed-sensitive power rack-and-pinion steering, four-wheel antilock disc brakes with electronic brake assist, cruise control, automatic climate control...
...But the EPA-rated mileage on E85 is really depressing -- 9 mpg city, 13 mpg highway. But America's corn farmers will thank you. The Armada, based on the same platform as the Nissan Titan pickup, is going into its fifth model year, so Nissan freshened the styling a little for 2008, with a new front fascia and new headlights, a revised rear and a new roof rack. Small improvements, but improvements nonetheless. There are two models offered: The SE, which was the test vehicle, and the slightly more upscale LE. The main difference is that some equipment that's optional on the SE, such as leather...
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