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2021 Lexus GX 460 vs. 2021 Nissan Armada Review

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2021 Lexus
GX 460

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2021 Nissan
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MSRP*
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$53,450 to $64,715
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$48,900 to $68,300
Invoice* $49,175 to $59,537 $45,337 to $63,303
MPG - City 15 13 - 14
MPG - Hwy 19 18 - 19
Engine(s) V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity 7 8
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Armada than in the Lexus GX 460, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Nissan Armada will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus GX 460.

Convenience
With the Nissan Armada, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Lexus GX 460, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Lexus GX 460 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Nissan Armada. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Lexus GX 460 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Nissan Armada.

Dimensions
Since the Lexus GX 460 is much slimmer than the Nissan Armada, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Lexus GX 460, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Nissan Armada.

Drivetrain
The Lexus GX 460 has much lower torque than the Nissan Armada, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Lexus GX 460 has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Armada, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Nissan Armada is clearly the choice over the Lexus GX 460 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus GX 460 has a lot less horsepower than the Nissan Armada.

Utility
The Lexus GX 460 has less seating than the Nissan Armada, making the Nissan Armada the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Lexus GX 460 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Nissan Armada.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lexus GX 460 than that of the Nissan Armada.