by rick on Aug 26, 2008 Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Armada SE Off-Road Rwd 4dr SUV (5.6L 8cyl 5A)
We bought 2004 Armada new. We loved the room for the family. Soon we noticed lots of noise and was told with in normal limits. Then squeaky brakes again told normal. The ride is rough. The DVD player ruined our DVDs. The interior is falling apart. While driving down the expressway (no overpass) our sun roof exploded! We were told again this was not a defect and we had to pay for that to be fixed. Sunday we were in another state for my grandson's birthday and the car quit. Had it towed to Nissan dealer hip and told engine blown. Something came loose & hit the engine.Waiting to hear if they will cover it. The cost will be $8-9000. So now I have a $16,500 loan on a car that is worthless.
by carluvr on Nov 10, 2006 Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Armada SE Off-Road Rwd 4dr SUV (5.6L 8cyl 5A)
We bought this Armada used in December 05 with only 11000mi on it and my dad and family took the truck to Yosemite in the winter three weeks after we got it and it worked wonders in the snow and it's got the 2WD off road package....it has dusted every suv out there and returned 20+ mpg on the highway back from camping fully loaded....One problem is a rattle that happens once in a while by the drivers A-pillar...overall this rig is the best SUV we have owned or driven...
by Tulsan on Jul 24, 2006 Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Armada SE Off-Road Rwd 4dr SUV (5.6L 8cyl 5A)
I love Nissans. Maxima was my first NEW car. Loved it! Fell in love with the style of the Armada when it first came out. My biggest fear was that it was manufactured in Canton, MS. I wasn't sure it was going to be dependable. But this SUV is great for large families. I have 3 kids and all 3 car seats fit in the 2nd row with room left over. Nobody smashes fingers trying to get their seat belts hooked.
by mark on Nov 26, 2005 Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Armada SE Off-Road Rwd 4dr SUV (5.6L 8cyl 5A)
what could have been the best hands down SUV on the market is a junker. The vehicle has plenty of power but the quality of the materials used is sub par. So, interior mars easily, squeaks, rattles, and bellows. Leather seats are already loosing their shape. Brakes were an issue, but with the new replacements they're great. The exterior plastics are showing signs of sun damage (this vehicle is kept in the garage). the longer we have it, the more strange noises we hear and the more i wonder just how reliable this vehicle is. Dealers we have dealt with have been very unhelpful. If I could do it over again, i would not have bought this vehicle. $46,000 worth of headaches. buy an excursion.
by BH on Dec 13, 2004 Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Armada SE Off-Road Rwd 4dr SUV (5.6L 8cyl 5A)
I have about 2700 miles on my Armada.
The gas mileage (about 11.5 in town;
about 14 on the hwy.) and the squeakes,
especially from the driver's window,
has made this vehicle a bad experience.
I took it to my dealer for the window
and was told they couldn't fix it and
hoped that Nissan would come out with a
bulletin on how to fix it.
However, I do enjoy the room and
comfort of the vehicle.
by Family Limo on Oct 9, 2004 Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Armada SE Off-Road Rwd 4dr SUV (5.6L 8cyl 5A)
Ok where do I start. I think Nissan did
a great job with the design of this
vehicle, just a poor job putting it
together. Within the first month my
Transmission started to slip, My tires
keep loosing air pressure, my door
handles get stuck, air keeps coming in
from my windshield.
Twelve months later my tires are all
chopped up with 10k miles, air still
comes from my windshield. I have had a
Nissan since I was able to drive (20yrs)
This has been by far not my best
experience. Got another 24 months with
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