2018 Nissan Armada vs 2018 Ford Expedition

Passenger side exterior view of a blue 2018 Nissan Armada on the left "vs" front exterior view of a red 2018 Ford Expedition

When looking for the strength and size a full-size SUV you’d also like it to have a certain exterior appeal too. The 2018 Nissan Armada and the 2018 Ford Expedition provide plenty of power along with comfortable interior space for all occupants. The eye-catching exteriors of the 2018 Armada and Expedition have long and lean body lines that give them each an athletic and muscular appeal. You can find out all of the similarities as well as the differences between the 2018 Nissan Armada and the 2018 Ford Expedition below.

Standard Drivetrain Specs

2018 Nissan Armada


2018 Ford Expedition

5.6L 32-Valve V8 Standard Engine 3.5L EcoBoost® V6
390 HP/ 394 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 375 HP/ 470 LB-FT
7-Speed Automatic w/ Manual Shift Mode Standard Transmission 10-Speed Automatic Transmission
14 MPG City/ 19 MPG HWY Fuel Economy 17 MPG City/ 24 MPG HWY

Neither the 2018 Nissan Armada or the 2018 Ford Expedition offers an engine upgrade but both offer All-Wheel Drive (AWD) across all of their trim levels for confident driving over rough roadways and uneven terrain. They both also provide 4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes and Electronic Brake-Force Distribution for complete control over all of the power that the 2018 Armada and 2018 Expedition provide. The 2018 Nissan Armada, however, provides a Front & Rear Double Wishbone Suspension while the 2018 Expedition only supplies a multi-link rear suspension and a front stabilizer bar.

Dimensions & Capacities

2018 Nissan Armada


2018 Ford Expedition

8 People Seating Capacity 8 People
154.5 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 171.9 Cubic Feet
16.5 Cubic Feet Standard Cargo Volume 19.3 Cubic Feet
8,500 Pounds Towing Capacity 6,300 Pounds

There is slightly more interior space inside the 2018 Expedition compared to the 2018 Nissan Armada but the 2018 Armada provides substantially more towing and payload capabilities. The 2018 Nissan Armada also supplies better standard interior amenities such as an 8” Color Touchscreen Display, Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control w/ Rear A/C Controls, a Power Tilt & Telescopic Steering Column, and a 13-Speaker Bose® Audio System. With more power under the hood and better standard interior amenities the 2018 Nissan Armada takes the checkered flag over the 2018 Ford Expedition and you can take the 2018 Armada for a test drive today at Castrucci Nissan.

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