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2011 Nissan Armada Technical Specifications
Engine
Engine Name: Endurance 5.6 V8 (VK56DE) V-6
Engine Type: VK56DE V-6
Cam design: DOHC
Orientation: Longitudinally mounted
Cylinders / configuration: V8
Block / head composition: Aluminum / aluminum
Displacement (liters): 5.6 liters
Horsepower: 385 lb-ft torque @ 3,400 RPM
Bore & stroke (mm): 98 x 92
Compression ratio: 9.8:1
Maximum engine speed: 6,000 rpm
Induction system: Naturally aspirated
Valvetrain: 32 valve; silent chain, single-stage
Engine mounts: Standard (non fluid-filled)
Recommended fuel: Regular unleaded
Emissions system Oxygen sensor with catalyzer
Emission certification level 50 state: LEV2-LEV (Cal), Tier2 (B5)(Fed)
Exhaust Single exit / main & secondary mufflers
Electrical
Ignition System: Electronic
Starter: 12 volt
Alternator: 130 Amps
Battery: 650 Cold Cranking Amps (CCA)
Transmission and Drive System
2WD 4WD
Transmission Type: 5-speed automatic with overdrive
Gear Ratios:
1st: 3.827 3.827
2nd: 2.368 2.368
3rd: 1.520 1.520
4th: 1.0001.000
5th: 0.8340.834
Reverse: 2.613 2.613
Final drive ratio (:1) -SV: 2.937 2.397
Final drive ratio (:1) -SL/Platinum: 2.937 3.357
Transfer Case / Crawl Ratios
4WD Tow (H/L)
Axle 2.937 3.357
4WD High 1.000 1.000
4WD Low -- 2.596
Crawl ratio: 1st 11.240 12.85/33.35
Crawl ratio: 2nd 6.955 7.95/20.64
Crawl ratio: reverse 2.04 2.33/6.05
Brakes
Front Type
Rotor size diameter and thickness (in.):
Vented disc
13.8 x 1.2
Rear Type
Rotor size diameter and thickness (in.):
Solid disc
12.6 x 0.6
Steering
Type Power rack-and-pinion
Power assisted Engine-speed-sensitive
Overall ratio (:1) 20
Turns (lock-to-lock) 3.6
Turning diameter (in feet) 40.8
Steering wheel 3-spoke leather wrapped w/ cruise control and audio switches (heated steering wheel standard on Platinum)
Suspension
Front Stabilizer bar Double-wishbone
23 mm diameter
Rear Stabilizer bar
Automatic self-leveling
Double-wishbone independent
22.2 mm diameter
Standard on SL and Platinum
Shock absorbers KYB (twin-tube)
Body/Chassis
Type Body-on-frame (fully boxed ladder-type)
Materials (primary) Corrosion-resistant and high strength steel
Wheels and Tires
Wheels 8JJx18-inch aluminum-alloy, painted finish
8JJx20-inch aluminum-alloy, machined finish
8JJx20-inch aluminum-alloy, chrome clad
Tires P265/70R18 BSW Conti-Trac SUV tires
P275/60R20 BSW Michelin SUV tires


2011 Nissan Armada Dimensions
Exterior
Wheelbase: 123.2
Overall length: 207.7
Overall width: 79.3
Overall height (2WD/4WD)
with roof rack:
77.2 / 78.0
Tread width Front/Rear: 67.5/67.5
Minimum ground clearance
(without skid plate):
9.8 – 4x2
10.4 – 4x4
Step-in height Front/Rear: 20.9 – 4x2/21.5 – 4x4
Angle of approach (degrees)
w/o chin spoiler:
24.7 – 4x2, 26.2 – 4x4
Angle of departure (degrees): 21.8 – 4x2, 22.7 – 4x4
Ramp over angle (degrees)
w/o fuel tank skid plate:
9.3 – 4x2, 9.6 – 4x4
Interior (inches) Front 2nd Row 3rd Row
Head room w/o sunroof: 41.0 40.0 35.9
Shoulder room: 65.1 64.5 63.7
Hip room: 61.4 60.8 48.8
Leg room: 41.8 41.932.2
Cargo Volume (cu.ft.)
Behind 3rd row:
20.0
With 2nd row folded:
56.7
2nd & 3rd rows folded:
97.1
Weights SV SL Platinum
Curb (pounds) 4x2: 5,372 5,558 5,558
Curb (pounds) 4x4: 5,661 5,841 5,841
Weight distribution (%) 4x2: 51/49 50/50 50/50
Weight distribution (%) 4x4: 52/48 52/48 52/48
GVWR (pounds): 7,100 7,150 7,300
Capacities
Fuel tank (gallons):
28.0
Engine oil (quarts):
6.5
Engine coolant (quarts):
12.3
Maximum towing capacity (pounds)
(when properly equipped) Trailer/Tongue:
8,200 (4x2) 9,000 (4x4)
910 (w/tow) 900 (w/tow)
EPA Estimated Fuel Economy
City / Highway – gasoline:
12/18
City / Highway – FFV:
9/13
Classification:
Full-size SUV

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