- the redesigned 2021 nissan armada's starting prices range $49,895 for the rear-wheel-drive base s model, which will arrive later, and topping out at $69,295 for the all-wheel-drive platinum.
- rear-wheel drive is standard on the armada, but all-wheel drive is available for an extra $3000 on all models. all are powered by a 400-hp v-8.
- the 2021 armada is on sale in the u.s. now.
nissan's armada full-size suv has been renewed for 2021 with redesigned front and rear, including a bolder grille, and it's also the first vehicle in the states to rock nissan's new logo. it also gets an updated interior with a standard 12.3-inch infotainment screen and wireless apple carplay capability to compete with the new full-size utes from gm and ford. a midnight edition package is newly available for $1990 to give the armada a blacked-out appearance. the 2021 armada's base price is $49,895, up $1000 over the previous model year, while the 2021 ford expedition and chevrolet tahoe both have base prices just over $50,000.
that price is for the base s model, which is an addition to the lineup for the 2021 model year and comes equipped with cloth seats, 18-inch wheels, and a four-speaker audio system. it'll go on sale at a later date, nissan says. the former base model, the sv, now starts at $53,895, up $5000 from 2020, and includes heated leatherette seats, roof rails, two additional speakers, wireless charging, and a trailer brake controller.
the armada sl costs $3600 more than the 2020 model at $57,295, and it's equipped with leather seats, power moonroof, a bose sound system, a 360-degree camera, and 20-inch wheels. the top-of-the-line platinum model starts at $66,295 and gets quilted leather seats, rear heated seats, power reclining seats in the third row, a digital rearview mirror, and 22-inch wheels. the 2021 armada platinum is $2970 more expensive than the 2020 model.
all 2021 armadas are powered by a 5.6-liter v-8 engine paired with a seven-speed automatic transmission that was used in the outgoing model, but it now makes 400 horsepower and 413 pound-feet of torque. rear-wheel drive is standard on all armadas, though all-wheel drive can be had for an extra $3000 on each model. both rear- and all-wheel-drive models of the 2021 armada can tow up to 8500 pounds, 100 more pounds than the chevrolet tahoe.
the 2021 armada is available on dealer lots now.