The 2021 Nissan Armada comes under those big sized, comfortable family movers, that has a long list of close competitors, to fight against. As a full-size SUV model, the 2021 Nissan Armada gets into a row against those of the most popular models like the GMC Yukon, Chevrolet Tahoe, and Ford Expedition, reported a known source of us who serves at the Salinas Nissan dealership.
The 2021 model year edition of Nissan Armada however has proved itself to be equally appealing as the above-mentioned models be it in terms of hauling a big family or towing as heavy an item as the RV at its trailer.
What New in the 2021 Model Year Edition?
The Armada model series is refreshed for 2021 by Nissan for a specific purpose. The changes include a new front end styling at the outside, a larger screen for the infotainment system, a new wireless smartphone charging pad offered inside, while under the hood comes a new source of additional power, and safety equipment to boost up the confidence for the one who will handle the steering. One can also opt for the new trailer brake controller as well as the trailer sway control if the vehicle is going to be used mostly for towing purpose.
For the year 2021, Nissan has also made some drastic changes to the lineup by dropping down the top of the range trim, named the Platinum Reserve. So, now the 2021 Nissan Armada model series queues up SV, SL, and Platinum trims.
The 2021 Armada from Nissan offers surprisingly good value to its buyers, in terms of feature distribution to each of its trim levels. At the lowest level, the cabins come upholstered in synthetic leather upholstery, while the front seats come with heating and 10-way power-adjustability, the steering wheel has a power tilt, the infotainment system gets a bigger 12.3-inch touchscreen display with wireless Apple CarPlay and wired Android Auto compatibility, and features like satellite radio, in-built navigation, and pairs of new 18-inch alloy wheels.
On the safety side, the Nissan has improved the 2021 Armada models with an enhanced suite of driver assistance and safety features such as automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, active lane control, active blind-spot monitors, and rear automatic emergency braking.
Enhancement at the Power Front
The 2021 model year lineup of Nissan Armada consists of a 5.6-liter V-8 powerplant that has an output of 400 horsepower and 413 pound-feet of torque. It is paired to a 7-speed automatic transmission to send the engine power automatically to the rear wheels, in the standard models or to all four wheels that are configured with this optional drivetrain. Based on a body-on-frame structure, the 2022 Nissan Armada models gain a smooth handling expertise and can offer consistently comfortable rides for seven adults who fit well in its three rows of seats. For cargo, the 2021 Nissan Armada manages to leave 16.5 cubic feet of space behind the third-row, 49.9 cubic feet behind the second, and 95.4 cubic feet with both the last two rows of seats folded down, as demonstrated by the attendants of the Nissan Salinas dealership.