NISSAN ARMADA

Large SUV, under $42,000

Nissan Armada

The Nissan Armada is a new winner for 2007, earning Vincentric’s Best Value in America award for the first time. With its cost of ownership 7% lower than expected, and its strength across a wide range of annual mileage, it knocked the winner from 2005 and 2006, the Toyota Sequoia, into second place in this Large SUV, under $42,000 category.
 
2007 Nissan Armada LE 4D Utility 2WD*
Cost Item Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Total
Depreciation:  $8,474 $1,863 $1,449 $1,397 $1,345 $14,528
Fees & Taxes : 2125 134 137 122 127 $2,645
Finance:  2116 1705 1265 793 287 $6,166
Fuel:  2285 2366 2450 2537 2628 $12,266
Insurance:  1533 1541 1549 1556 1564 $7,743
Maintenance:  252 469 1568 565 434 $3,288
Opportunity Cost: 559 880 1253 1606 1994 $6,292
Repairs:  0 0 166 276 276 $718
Total $17,343 $8,958 $9,835 $8,853 $8,656 $53,646
*The data displayed here is for the specific model and trim identified.  The award is based on an average of all trims combined as of January, 2007.

 

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