|2017 Ford Expedition||VS||2017 Nissan Armada|
|15 City/21 Highway||MPG||14 City/19 Highway|
|9,200 pounds||Max Towing||8,500 pounds|
|3.5L V6||Base engine||5.6L V8|
It can be tough to find the right vehicle for you, especially if you’re looking for a large SUV that can hold several passengers and doesn't shy away from doing some towing and hauling. This is a pretty selective category, but we’ll help you narrow things down even further with our helpful comparison page of the 2017 Ford Expedition vs 2017 Nissan Armada.
Both the Ford Expedition and Nissan Armada come with eight seats and plenty of room in the interior to stretch out comfortably. Under the hood of each, you’ll find a powerful engine. The 2017 Ford Expedition comes standard with a 3.5L V6 with 365 horsepower, while the Armada has a 5.6L V8 with 390 horsepower. Because the engine in the Ford is a bit lighter, it wins in the MPG department with a 15 City/21 Highway MPG rating over the 14 City/19 Highway MPG in the Nissan Armada.
In terms of towing, neither vehicle is a slouch. The 2017 Nissan Armada can do quite a bit with its V8 engine, which allows it to tow a trailer up to 8,500 pounds. Even though the 2017 Ford Expedition has the lighter, more fuel efficient engine, it stills manages to best the Armada in this area as well, with a 9,200-pound trailering rating. The Ford Expedition also has a roomier interior for both people and cargo, which allows it to hold more luggage than the Armada. Need even more room? You can pick up the Ford Expedition EL, which increases your max cargo capacity to 130.8 cu.ft.
The Ford Expedition isn’t just a work machine, though, as its interior is also fitted with comfort and luxury. Fan of booming audio? You can equip the 2017 Expedition with a Ford SYNC 3 infotainment system and 12-speaker Sony audio system to keep you entertained. You can also choose to hook up your smartphone to use Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.
Ready to see the 2017 Ford Expedition in person to see if it is what you’re looking for? Feel free to stop by Sanders Ford in Jacksonville NC to see what our Ford vehicles can offer you!