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Nissan Armada Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 5.6 L V 8-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 305 hp @ 4900 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 12/18 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 2004 Nissan Armada

  • Other than its awkward name and odd proportions, the Pathfinder Armada sizes up favorably with its domestic competition on nearly every front.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Spacious interior, gutsy V8, lots of up-front storage areas, fold-flat third-row seat.

  • Cons

    Bold styling is polarizing, leather seats not as comfortable as cloth, dismal fuel mileage.

  • What's New for 2004

    The Pathfinder Armada is an all-new full-size sport-utility vehicle from Nissan. Based on the Titan pickup, it features a standard V8 engine, seating for eight and numerous family-friendly features.

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Customer Reviews

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Surprise!

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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.




The best suv yet

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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...




Nissan driver

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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.




What a shame

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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.




Just another vehicle

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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.




My all purpose vehicle

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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 this misery!



Full 2004 Nissan Armada Review

What's New for 2004

The Pathfinder Armada is an all-new full-size sport-utility vehicle from Nissan. Based on the Titan pickup, it features a standard V8 engine, seating for eight and numerous family-friendly features.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 12
  • cty
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  • 18
  • highway
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