NEW FOR 2010:

– LE V8 renamed Platinum Edition
– Standard chrome-clad wheels, chrome tailpipe finisher, and chrome roof rack
– Standard interior contrast stitching
– Exterior colours: Sonoma Sunset, Ink Blue and Ocean Wash added; Pebble Beach, Majestic Blue, Sparkle Red and Timberline discontinued

For 2010, changes to the Nissan Armada are minor. All models now receive standard chrome-clad wheels and trim accents, while the interior receives contrast stitching. The LE V8, the only available trim line, is now renamed the Armada Platinum Edition.

Based on the Nissan Titan pickup truck, the Armada also appears at Infiniti as the QX56. It uses the Titan’s 5.6-litre V8 with a five-speed automatic transmission, and four-wheel drive with two-speed electronic transfer case. It comes in a single trim line.

Standard features include 20-inch chrome-clad alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, rear air conditioning, auto-leveling rear suspension, automatic headlamps, fog lights, oil pan skid plate, front and rear sonar system, dual front tow hooks, tow receiver with seven-pin connector, power-folding chrome mirrors with driver’s auto-dimming, integrated turn signals and puddle lamps, chrome roof rack with crossbars, power sunroof, rear privacy glass, power liftgate with flip-up window, tire pressure monitoring system, rearview monitor, Bluetooth connectivity, garage door opener, Intelligent Key with pushbutton start, auto up/down front windows, power-adjustable pedals, cruise control, tilt heated leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, speed-sensitive variable intermittent wipers, foot well lighting, auto-dimming rearview mirror, compass, external temperature display, dual illuminated vanity mirrors, wood trim, eight-way driver and four-way passenger power heated leather seats, driver’s side memory, fold-flat second-row captain’s chairs, power-folding 60/40 third-row seat, lockable front centre console, Bose six-CD/MP3 stereo, XM satellite radio, rear-seat DVD entertainment system, and anti-theft alarm.

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