(4.4) 12 reviews
MSRP: $4,572$13,392
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 15-16
Engine: 305-hp, 5.6-liter V-8 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Seats: 7-8
2005 Nissan Armada

Our Take on the 2005 Nissan Armada

Our Take

Nissan launched a full-size sport utility vehicle for 2004. Named the Pathfinder Armada, the new SUV was related to Nissan's recently introduced Titan pickup truck.Jed Connelly, Nissan senior vice president of sales and marketing, promised the Pathfinder Armada would deliver "class-leading r... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Instrument layout
  • Decreased visibility due to thick pillars
  • Difficult entry and exit

Notable Features

  • 305-hp, 5.6-liter V-8
  • Long-wheelbase layout
  • Seven- or eight-passenger seating
  • RWD or 4WD
  • Standard adjustable pedals


Consumer Reviews


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by Loving the Armada! from Clermont, Florida on May 31, 2006

We purchased the 2005 Nissan Armada LE because we loved the exterior design - it stands out from the other SUV's on the road today!! We also love that there is so much room to ride comfortably inside ... Read Full Review

5 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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