2018 Nissan Armada vs. 2018 GMC Yukon

The process of purchasing a brand-new vehicle can be difficult and, at times, confusing as consumers try to sort out which vehicle provides what and with what features. There are just so many options available, it can be near impossible to keep everything straight. This is none truer than with the SUV class, as it's loaded with quality models all vying for consumer attention.

That's why we create these model comparison pages, so that you, the consumer, can see how individual models stack up against each other in important categories. For this exercise, we'll be examining the 2018 Nissan Armada and 2018 GMC Yukon, two of the most popular SUVs available today. To get a sense of which provides a better value, we'll look at each models' MSRP, engine specs, towing capacity, and maximum cargo volume. We'll be comparing both of their base-level trim models to be as fair as possible.

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2018 Nissan Armada
2018 GMC Yukon
$45,600 MSRP $49,080
5.6-liter V-8 with 390 Horsepower Engine 5.3-liter V-8 with 355 Horsepower
8,500 lbs. Towing Capacity 6,500 lbs.
95.4 Cubic Feet Maximum Cargo Volume 94.7 Cubic Feet

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As you can see, both SUVs offer much in the way of performance and space. However, when you examine the two, side-by-side, you can see that the 2018 Nissan Armada holds a clear advantage over its GMC competitor. Not only is the 2018 Nissan Armada more affordable than the 2018 GMC Yukon, but it also offers more when it comes to power, maximum towing capability, and maximum space for cargo. In essence, even though you're paying less for a 2018 Nissan Armada, you're actually getting an SUV that has more value than its more expensive competitors, both in terms of performance, comfort, and convenience.

What's most important, though, is safety. Which is why the 2018 Nissan Armada comes with Nissan's Intelligent Mobility that features a wealth of advanced safety and driver-assistive technology. Available safety features include:

  • Intelligent Rear-View Mirror 

  • Intelligent Cruise Control with Intelligent Distance Control 

  • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning 

  • Automatic Emergency Braking 

  • Lane Departure Warning with Intelligent Lane Intervention 

  • Blind Spot Warning and Intelligent Blind Spot Intervention 

  • Intelligent Around View Monitor 

  • Intelligent Back-Up Intervention 
Want to learn more about the 2018 Nissan Armada or even take it for a spin yourself? Contact our helpful staff at McNeill Nissan for more information or to schedule an appointment for a test-drive today! 
interior of 2018 nissan armda including steering wheel, dashboard, and infotainment system looking out over sea cliff
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Differences between new Armada Platinum and Platinum Reserve

When you need luxury, style, reliability, and technology, you turn to Nissan, and when you need an SUV with all those things, you turn to the Armada. The Platinum used to be the very top trim for the Nissan Armada, but Nissan is showing that this SUV can offer even more luxury. See for yourself, and find out what the 2018 Nissan Armada Platinum Reserve is. The Nissan Armada is ready to show off!