Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Take a sleek, stylish, and technologically savvy sedan, and inject with pure, hybrid eco-friendliness, and out will come the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. In a world of car manufacturers hybridizing their favorite models, the Hyundai Sonata is a true standout. At first glance, you wouldn’t even know that it’s a hybrid, which is exactly what we …

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Hyundai Sonata

When it comes to contemporary automobiles with subtle, yet refined style, the Hyundai Sonata sits just at the top of the list. This borderline luxury sedan is one of the most comfortable and stylish sedans on the market today. While it may not be the most stand-out in terms of expression and performance, it is …

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Hyundai Palisade

When it comes to making affordable, functional, and stylish vehicles, no other car manufacturer seems to be able to do it quite like Hyundai does it.  The Hyundai Palisade has helped bring the company to the larger vehicle market, as it is one of their best and biggest three-row SUVs that they have ever released. …

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Hyundai Kona

When it comes to developing stylish, budget-friendly, and fuel-efficient vehicles, Hyundai has been on a roll. The Kona is one of the most charming vehicles that has come out in the past couple of years. With a tight and punchy powertrain that is fun to drive and a stylish design that provides you with class …

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Hyundai Ioniq

You usually know when you’re looking at a hybrid or electric car thanks to the least-aerodynamic designs and non-intimidating looks.  With the Hyundai Ioniq, that is not the case. It does a great job at being as unassuming as possible, although it’s a wonderful electric vehicle. A History of the Hyundai Ioniq The Hyundai Ioniq …

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You’ve likely seen these huge tanks pummeling down the highway. There is no mistaking that massive box on wheels. It’s a Nissan Armada. This fuel-thirsty SUV is the perfect SUV for the big family. With three rows, an upscale interior, and a large, somewhat intimidating exterior, it’s a Nissan that is meant to bring the heat. 

A Full-Size History of the Nissan Armada

The Nissan Armada was first released back in 2003. It’s a downscale version of the Infiniti QX80. This was Nissan’s first true entrance into the full-size SUV market. While the Armada was built in the U.S. up until 2016, it is now built in Kyushu, Japan. 

The Big And Bold Technology of the Nissan Armada

The 2019 Nissan Armada has a powerful V-8 engine with a seven-speed automatic transmission. It is available in both rear or all-wheel-drive and can tow a whopping 8,500 pounds. The car can output 390 horsepower and can go from 0-60 in 5.9 seconds.

The interior of the Armada is very spacious and well-insulated. It comes with a NissanConnect Infotainment system, a 13-speaker Bose system, and optional rear entertainment systems. It can accommodate up to eight people with the third row up.

A Short Timeline of the Nissan Armada

  • First Generation Nissan Armada (2003-2016)

The first-generation Nissan Armada had a 5.6L V-8 engine with 305 horsepower and a towing capacity of 9,100 pounds. During 2008, the brake problems that plagued the SUV were fixed, and the bumpers, headlights, and tail lights were updated. By 2016, it was available in rear and all-wheel-drive. The engine was upgraded to output 317 horsepower. 

  • Second Generation Nissan Armada (2016-Present)

The second-generation Armada comes with a different side and rear profile, as well as upgraded features like heated front seats, sound insulation, and a 13-speaker Bose system. 

A seven-speed automatic transmission was also added. 

The Nissan Armada In the News

In unfortunate Nissan news, an elderly man was killed in a New Caney crash. A Nissan Armada slid on the roadway, which was wet at the time, and ended up colliding with a Chevrolet Impala. 

Celebrity Endorsements of the Nissan Armada

While we have been unable to find any celebrity Armada owners, there are quite a few Nissan celebrity owners. Some of those celebrities include Sean Penn, Emily Anderton, and Robert Downey Jr. 

Best Nissan Armada Groups

Club Armada is one of the best places for Nissan Armada owners and enthusiasts to share love and information on their Armadas. 

The Nissan Armada – The Consumer Tank

Just like many other consumer Nissan models, the Nissan Armada has gone relatively unchanged over the past decade. Yes, there have been a few interior and exterior upgrades when it comes to power and technology, though nothing that blows anyone out of the water. With that said, it continues to be their flagship full-size SUV with an obvious fanbase. It is the perfect family car for those who are seeking adventure, and with Nissan Armada, it is either go big or go home.

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