From highways to high-grade roads, Armada® powers through with 400 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque.[[108]]

    With a maximum towing capacity of up to 8,500 lbs. and advanced towing technologies, you can tow with confidence. [[165]][[319]]

    Rain, mud and snow – Armada’s Intelligent 4x4 system is built for almost anything. [[450]]

Engine, Transmission and Efficiency [[440]]

Power your next big adventure

An aggressive V8 engine, teamed with an advanced 7-speed automatic transmission, put incredible power at your command. The only question is: Where will you take it? 

2021 Nissan Armada V8 badge illustrating 400-hp 5.6 liter engine

400-hp 5.6L engine

Bring the big toys. Armada’s direct injection 5.6 litre Endurance® V8 engine with VVEL® stuns with 400 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque that makes easy work out of hauling, off-roading or just cruising down the highway. [[108]]

2021 Nissan Armada gear shifter illustrating 7-speed automatic transmission

Advanced 7-speed automatic transmission

The advanced 7-speed automatic transmission lets you dial in your performance with refined control in Tow/Haul mode. [[165]] Switch to Manual Shift mode, and Downshift Rev Matching delivers extra smooth shifting.

Towing Capacity and Durability

Armada® takes more on

There's a whole world out there – with tough body-on-frame construction and advanced towing technologies, Armada is ready to help you explore more of it. [[165]]

2021 Nissan Armada ascending off road hill illustrating body-on-frame construction

Rugged body-on-frame construction

Exceptional utility and durability come standard thanks to Armada’s body-on-frame construction. The welded ladder frame with full length box section rails provides strength and stiffness whether you’re hauling a trailer or just hauling out. [[165]]

2021 Nissan Armada towing an airstream on mountain road

Off-Road and 4-Wheel Drive Capability

Loves a change of season and terrain

Adventure begins where the paved road ends. Armada opens up new corners of your map with the capability to take on a variety of terrains, inclines, declines and crawl over boulders like they were pebbles.