From highways to high-grade roads, Armada helps you power through with 400 hp and 413 lb-ft of torque.[[1361]]

    Armada’s 7-speed transmission keeps the power in your hands with multiple modes for towing, hauling, and manual shifting. [[114]]

    Rain, mud, and snow — Armada’s Intelligent 4x4 system is built for almost anything. [[1345]][[159]]

Armada performance video

Watch the Armada in action

With available 4x4 power and off-road capability that impresses, Armada is great at tackling the tough stuff. [[1345]][[159]]
2023 Nissan Armada taking a tight curve on a dirt road.

Armada engine and transmission

Power your next big adventure

An aggressive V8 engine teamed with an advanced 7-speed automatic transmission put incredible power at your command. The only question is: where will you take it?
2023 Nissan Armada V8 badge illustrating 400-hp 5.6 liter engine.

400-hp, 5.6-liter engine

Bring the big toys. Armada’s direct injection 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 engine with VVEL™ stuns with 400 hp and 413 lb-ft of torque that make easy work out of hauling, off-roading, or just cruising down the highway. [[114]][[1361]]
2023 Nissan Armada gear shifter illustrating 7-speed automatic transmission.

Advanced 7-speed automatic transmission

The advanced 7-speed automatic transmission lets you dial in your performance with refined control in Tow-Haul Mode. [[114]] Switch to Manual Shift mode, and Downshift Rev Matching delivers extra-smooth shifting.

Armada off-road and 4-wheel drive capability

Loves a change of season and terrain

Adventure begins where the paved road ends. Armada opens up new corners of your map with the capability to take on a variety of terrains, inclines, and declines to crawl over boulders like they were pebbles — all in one full-size SUV. [[1345]]
2023 Nissan Armada climbing a snowy hill to illustrate intelligent 4x4 capability.

Intelligent 4x4

Changing terrain ahead? Armada has you covered. The available Intelligent 4x4 system with 2-speed transfer case helps to keep things moving. [[1345]]
2023 Nissan Armada drive mode selector controls

Selectable modes

Auto mode responds to changing conditions by varying power between front and rear wheels as needed. Going off-road? 4HI gives you capability on command. When conditions turn nasty, twist the dial to 4LO or Snow mode and count on this capable system to help get you to your destination.
2023 Nissan Armada illustration showing active brake limited slip technology on wet surface

Active Brake Limited Slip

When a wheel begins to slip, this system automatically brakes the slipping wheel (or wheels) and sends additional power to the wheels with the best traction.
2023 Nissan Armada illustration on incline showing hill start assist technology

Hill start assist

Hill start assist helps stop you from rolling backwards in hilly conditions. It holds brake pressure for a few seconds, giving you enough time to switch from the brake pedal to the accelerator.
2023 Nissan Armada side view showing front, middle, and rear clearances.

Ground clearance

Sharp grades can be challenging. A 21.0° approach angle, 20.7° breakover angle, and a 22.4° departure angle helps give Armada the capability to travel off the beaten path.