When comparing the 2020 Ford Expedition's and the 2020 Nissan Armada's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Ford Expedition has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability, interior volume and overall quality score. The 2020 Nissan Armada has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, resale value and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2020 Ford Expedition's and the 2020 Nissan Armada's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Ford Expedition is a better car than the 2020 Nissan Armada.
2020 Ford Expedition vs. 2020 Nissan Armada Pricing
A used 2020 Ford Expedition ranges from $35,872 to $57,451 while a used 2020 Nissan Armada is priced between $25,991 to $43,998.
2020 Ford Expedition vs. 2020 Nissan Armada Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2020 Ford Expedition loses 52.4 percent of its value and the 2020 Nissan Armada loses 48.6 percent of its value. This means the 2020 Nissan Armada retains 3.8 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2020 Ford Expedition.
2020 Ford Expedition vs. 2020 Nissan Armada Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Ford Expedition is 8.6 out of 10 while the Nissan Armada's quality rating is 7.8 out of 10. This results in the Ford Expedition being ranked 3 out of 10 Best Large SUVs and the Nissan Armada being ranked 8 out of 10. Out of 30 Best SUVs with 3 Rows, the Ford Expedition is ranked 5 and the Nissan Armada is ranked 18. The Ford Expedition is also ranked 5 out of 16 Best 8-seater SUVs while the Nissan Armada is ranked 12 out of 16.
2020 Ford Expedition vs. 2020 Nissan Armada Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Ford Expedition is 9.0 out of 10. For the Nissan Armada the reliability rating is 8.7 out of 10. This gives the Ford Expedition a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Nissan Armada.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2020 Ford Expedition’s base engine makes 375 horsepower, and the 2020 Nissan Armada base engine makes 390 horsepower. The Expedition is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 543 miles. The Armada is rated to deliver an average of 16 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 494 miles. This gives the 2020 Ford Expedition the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2020 Nissan Armada. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are fullsize SUVs, the 2020 Ford Expedition has the advantage of offering more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The 2020 Ford Expedition and 2020 Nissan Armada are comparable in regards to rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2020 Ford Expedition has higher safety ratings than the 2020 Nissan Armada, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.