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2011 Nissan Armada 2011 Ford Expedition 2011 Chevrolet Suburban
     
2WD 4dr SV
  • 2WD 4dr SV
  • 2WD 4dr SL
  • 4WD 4dr SV
  • 4WD 4dr SL
  • 2WD 4dr Platinum
  • 4WD 4dr Platinum
2WD 4dr XL
  • 2WD 4dr XL
  • 2WD 4dr XLT
  • 4WD 4dr XL
  • 2WD 4dr XL
  • 2WD 4dr XLT
  • 4WD 4dr XLT
  • 4WD 4dr XL
  • 4WD 4dr XLT
  • 2WD 4dr Limited
  • 2WD 4dr King Ranch
  • 2WD 4dr Limited
  • 4WD 4dr Limited
  • 2WD 4dr King Ranch
  • 4WD 4dr King Ranch
  • 4WD 4dr Limited
  • 4WD 4dr King Ranch
2WD 1500 LS
  • 2WD 1500 LS
  • 2WD 2500 LS
  • 4WD 1500 LS
  • 2WD 1500 LT
  • 4WD 2500 LS
  • 2WD 2500 LT
  • 4WD 1500 LT
  • 4WD 2500 LT
  • 2WD 1500 LTZ
  • 4WD 1500 LTZ

Prices

MSRP $38,490 $36,205 $41,335
Invoice $35,043 $33,951 $38,442
Avg. Paid $23,726 $20,882 $25,924

U.S. News Scores

Overall 6.9 7.9 8.1
Critics' Rating 6.9 9.1 9.2
Performance 7.7 8.4 8.3
Interior 7.3 8.1 8.2
Operating Cost 7.4 7.6 7.3
Safety N/A N/A N/A
Reliability 2.0 2.5 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Good handling
  • Strong engine
  • Easily foldable rear seats expand cargo capacity
  • Available adult-sized third row
  • Good towing capacity
  • Good fuel economy for the class
  • Cavernous interior
  • Good towing capacity
Cons
  • Subpar fuel economy
  • Outdated interior design
  • Can’t hold as much cargo as competitors
  • Cumbersome handling
  • Reliability score is lower than rivals’
  • Heavy third row must be removed to expand cargo capacity

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V8 5.6L/339 Gas/Ethanol V8 5.4L/330 Gas/Ethanol V8 5.3L/323
MPG 13 City / 19 Hwy 14 City / 20 Hwy 15 City / 21 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility 4 Door 4 Door 1500

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 123.2 119.0 130.0
Length, Overall (in) 207.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.3 78.8 79.1
Height, Overall (in) 77.2 77.2 76.8
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD -

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Running Boards Standard Optional Standard

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Optional
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Optional
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional
Steel Wheels Optional

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Standard Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
Luggage Rack Optional Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Optional Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Optional Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 8 5 9
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 39.6 41.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 41.1 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.0 63.2 65.3
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 60.2 60.3
Second Head Room (in) 40.0 39.8 38.5
Second Leg Room (in) 41.9 39.1 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 64.7 63.7 65.2
Second Hip Room (in) 60.8 59.9 61.8
Third Leg Room (in) 32.2 34.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 97.1 108.3 137.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 56.7 55.0 90.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 20.0 45.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Optional Standard
Premium Sound System Optional
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Optional Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Optional Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Additional Rear Seat Standard Optional Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Split Bench Seat Optional
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Optional
Adjustable Pedals Standard Optional
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas/Ethanol V8
Displacement 5.6L/339 5.4L/330 5.3L/323
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 317 @ 5200 310 @ 5100 320 @ 5400
Torque (Net @ RPM) 385 @ 3400 365 @ 3600 335 @ 4000
Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 40.8 40.8 43.0

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Standard Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 14 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 20 21
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 28.0 28.0 31.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone SLA Double Wishbone Coil springs
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone Multi-Link Coil springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
Transmission Overdrive Switch Standard Standard