Nissan Armada 2008 Review – first shown at the Chicago Auto Show

"The year 2008 model year is already in tremendous year for Nissan with the previously announced Altima Coupe and completely new SUV Rogue And now new Titan, Pathfinder and Armada?", – said Larry Dominique, vice president of product planning, Nissan North America, Inc. "The participants of the automobile salon in Chicago will be five excellent reasons to visit the Nissan display."

2008 Nissan Armada:

While in 2010, expect serious & # 39; major changes, the model Nissan-Armada 2008 & # 39; is the largest SUV Nissan.

Mechanical characteristics:

This vehicle is equipped with a 5.6-liter engine 32 klapavym V8 and LEV emissions system. Flexible fuel compatibility is not of & # 39 is optional and only available in the North Central, South Central, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. It has two variants SE and LE, and each has two options for the drive – drive the rear engine rear wheel drive (2WD model) and front-engine models of 4WD mode. It is equipped with four-wheel braking system (ABS) and electronic brake force (EBS). For more information, visit (http://www.nissanhelp.com/Models/2008/Armada/Specifications.htm)

Tires and wheels: Complete spare tire for this standardized. SE models come with 6-spoke aluminum disks 18 "8" tires and P265 / 70R18, while LE models come with 6-spoke aluminum wheels 20 "8" tires and P275 / 60R20.

packages

(1) Menses packets roof (M) which include a sliding glass door with a strong opening / closing inclination and one-touch for all models and power under & # 39; lift SE and LE models. It costs US $ 1,000.

(2) the towing package (TW): This packet includes battery with a large impact, low coefficient of transmission (3357: 1), two receiver clutch syamikontaktny harness and pre-wiring of the trailer brakes for all models and auto-leveling rear suspension for SE models . This package may allow the vehicle to tow up to 4100 pounds (4 * 4) or 9000 pounds (4 * 2). This option is available for both types of Armada models.

(3) LE preferred packages (PR): This package is intended only for LE models. This includes light puddles off power auto-dimming outside mirrors with turn signals, high-profile high-profile Blue System Blue tooth turning off the power rear window, heated front seats, memory driver's seat, mirrors and pedals.

(4) driver package SE (D): This exclusive package for SE models. It includes lights against fog front sonorants system, rearview mirror, universal receiver power aircraft, automatic dimming rearview mirrors, a digital compass and display the outdoor temperature, the audio digital Bose, dual media playback, with the wireless earphone and two headphone jack, a radio data system (RDS), 12 speakers, the XM satellite radio,

In addition, there are many packages that are available for both models Nissan Armada. Some packages are standard for all models. In this case, it's worth the extra money, but if you add the cost of the option increases the cost of the package.

capacity:

Fuel tank capacity is 28 gallons. According to the EPA, the average mileage, provided that the vehicle is in cities and 12mpg on highways from 17 to 18 mpg. Seat occupancy is 8 people, and with the right equipment capacity is a maximum of 9100 pounds.

prices:

Prices for the new Nissan Armada in 2008, which is available in eight models start at $ 35,250 for the Armada 4×2 SE and $ 41,750 for the Armada 4×2 LE. Editions of the same models of FFV (Flexible Fuel Vehicle) are available in selected markets at no additional cost. Four-wheel drive Armadas begin at $ 38.050 for the Armada 4×4 SE and $ 44.550 for the Armada 4×4 LE. As with the 2WD models, Flexible Fuel version of the car is available at no additional cost in selected markets.

promotion:

(Www.nissanhelp.com/News/Nissan%20Announces%20Pricing%20on%202008%20Titan%20and%20Armada.htm):
Key enhancements to Armada for 2008 include a new front fascia, new headlights and fog lights, new design tile from the whole roof, revised rear fascia and an available 20-inch wheels and Michelin tire package (only LE).

Inside the 2008 Armada offers with complex power of the 60/40 third row (only LE), new interior colors and fabrics, new switch to the gate, the new emphasis on the wood (only LE), available heated steering wheel (only LE), a compartment gloves and a revised steering wheel and combination meter illumination. Armada LE 2007 had 7 seats, while the Armada LE 2008 has 8 seats.

Armada improvement technologies include Intelligent Key with rotation (standard LE, optional SE), enhanced Bose sound system with 9.3-gigabyte Music Box drive and speakers third row and amplifier (standard LE, optional SE), hands-free communication system bluetooth (optional in the LE), improved available Nissan navigation system with XM NavTraffic system with information about the real-time movement (requires XM contract), a standard integrated 7.0-inch color information monitor and a larger 8.0-inch screen for the optional DVD entertainment package. Source: Who offers the following package types: