The Armada is a full-size SUV produced by Japanese manufacturer Nissan. Although it was launched in 2003, as 2004 year model, it already gained a reputation of a legendary SUV. Original model is still under production. It made through several modifications during these years and most important are those made in 2006, 2010 and 2013. After twelve years of production it seems that original model will be finally replaced. According to the latest reports, redesigned model will come along with its relative, full-size pickup Titan. It will probably come late this year, as 2016 Nissan Armada. It will get new look, new body, engines, interior etc.
2016 Nissan Armada design
This SUV was designed more than a decade ago so, it seems logical that it will come with significant changes. Once again, it will share many characteristics with Nissan Titan pickup. The great news is that 2016 Nisan Armada will be also based on body-on-frame platform, according to the latest reports. However, new platform will come with significant improvements in terms of weight reduction. New SUV will be much lighter, compared to current model, which will make a huge impact on fuel economy and overall performances. The 2016 Nissan Armada will also come with new styling. It will keep the basic, conventional SUV look, but it will also feature many new details, like new front fascia, bumpers, wheels, side parts etc. All these details will male second-generation model look much more attractive than old original model. It will come with standard 19-inches alloy wheels, while 22-inch will be optional.
The 2016 Nissan Armada will also come with completely redesigned interior. New cabin will feature completely new styling, and it will be equipped with plenty of latest hi-technology features. It will be able to accommodate up to eight passengers. It terms of safety, it is expected that new model will make a huge step forward, with many new advanced features. This sound logical, especially if we consider that current model is more than a decade old.
2016 Nissan Armada engine
The exact engine for 2016 Nissan Armada is still unknown. However, it is expected that old 5.6 liter V8 will be replaced by some more advanced unit. There is a big possibility that new engine will be some of Ford’s V6 EcoBoosts but for now, there is no official confirmation. There is possibility that 2016 Armada will be also available as hybrid but for now, those are only a rumors.
2016 Nissan Armada release date and price
It is expected that 2016 Armada will have its premiere late this year. Price is still unknown, but some experts predict that base model will go around 40.000 dollars.