The 2013 model year is essentially a carryover year for the Armada, as it only features minimal changes. These minor changes include: standard video monitors on the Platinum trim level, laterally adjustable sun visors, standard power passenger seat, USB and VTR jacks, standard Bluetooth connectivity, and five new exterior colors. The largest addition to the 2013 model year is the Platinum Reserve Package, which adds in: 20-inch dark-chrome rims, dark-chrome grille and side-view mirrors, premium Chocolate/Almond leather seats, and dark chrome interior accents in a satin finish.
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Standard on every 2013 Armada is a 5.6-liter V-8 engine that pumps out 317 horsepower and 385 foot-pounds of torque. This engine connects to a five-speed automatic transmission that tosses the power to the rear wheels. Four-wheel drive is an available option. The Armada can tow up to 8,200 pounds with two-wheel drive and 9,000 pounds with four-wheel drive, so it is ready to hauls just about anything a family can toss at it. Unfortunately, its 13 mpg city and 19 mpg highway with two-wheel drive, and 12 mpg city and 18 mpg highway with four-wheel drive can hurt the wallet a little. However, what full-size SUV gets good gas mileage?Read more »
The Platinum trim level is as high as the Armada goes, as it adds in high-end features expected of a premium SUV to the already loaded SL trim level. On the outside, the Premium trim level adds in: power sunroof, 20-by-8-inch chrome wheels, front parking sensors, power rear hatch, side-view-mirror-mounted turn signals and automatic headlights. Inside the Armada Platinum’s cabin, it offers up: heated front seats, cabin air filter, heated steering wheel, two-driver memory, 11-speaker sound system with added DVD capability, memory card slot, audio/video input and two 7-inch headrest-mounted video monitors, and hard-drive-based display with navigation and voice control.
The SL trim level acts as the midrange trim level for the 2013 Nissan Armada, as adds a few extra luxury items to the SV package. On the outside, the SL trim level takes the SV’s standard features and adds in: 20-by-8-inch wheels with P275/60R20 all-season tires, trailer hitch and wiring, fog lights, stability control, and electronic brake-force distribution. On the inside, the SL trim level tosses in: leather seating, compass, rearview camera, universal home remote control, rear parking sensors, steering-wheel-mounted cruise control, simulated wood trimming, and auto-dimming rearview mirror.
The SV trim level is the base level for the 2013 Armada lineup. On the outside, it comes standard with: intermittent wipers, tinted windows, roof rack, running boards, power heated mirrors, 18-by-8-inch alloy wheels with 265/70R18 all-season tires, four-wheel disc brakes with ABS and traction control. Inside the Armada SV, it comes standard with: cloth seating, eight-way power driver seat and four-way power passenger seat, rear ventilation ducts, power windows with one-touch operation and door locks, clock, external thermometer, adjustable pedals, speed-sensitive power steering, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls, cruise control, three 12-volt power outlets, tilt steering wheel, three-zone climate control, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, 11-speaker Bose audio system with AM/FM/CD/MP3/SiriusXM capabilities and USB port, and Bluetooth connectivity.
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|Build & Price|
2013 Nissan Armada$43,999 | 7,981 mi
2012 Nissan Armada$37,850 | 29,000 mi
2011 Nissan Armada$26,249 | 42,911 mi
2011 Nissan Armada$31,998 | 25,449 mi
2011 Nissan Armada$32,888 | 24,638 mi
2011 Nissan Armada$35,119 | 13,422 mi
2011 Nissan Armada$35,569 | 15,114 mi
2010 Nissan Armada$24,550 | 62,599 mi
2010 Nissan Armada$27,994 | 48,123 mi
2010 Nissan Armada$32,950 | 21,000 mi
2009 Nissan Armada$22,695 | 77,255 mi
2008 Nissan Armada$17,950 | 106,913 mi
2008 Nissan Armada$18,613 | 76,685 mi
2007 Nissan Armada$11,980 | 119,994 mi
2007 Nissan Armada$12,995 | 88,549 mi
2007 Nissan Armada$17,995 | 76,282 mi
2007 Nissan Armada$18,457 | 97,402 mi
2006 Nissan Armada$15,950 | 72,000 mi
2006 Nissan Armada$19,380 | 45,284 mi
2006 Nissan Armada$20,595 | 53,479 mi
2005 Nissan Armada$10,495 | 109,284 mi
2005 Nissan Armada$10,550 | 129,197 mi
2005 Nissan Armada$10,558 | 155,945 mi
2005 Nissan Armada$16,995 | 67,152 mi
2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada$9,995 | 101,910 mi
2004 Nissan Armada$11,950 | 105,383 mi
2004 Nissan Armada$13,950 | 95,594 mi
2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada$14,995 | 71,154 mi
Impressive V8 power, plenty of seating, but falls short in towing.
Plenty of power, great towing above average fuel economy, but lacks refinment.
Handsome styling, solid highway MPG, but lacks horsepower.
22 mpg highway, standard AWD and standard leather, but only 280 horsepower and pricey.