What began as the Pathfinder Armada over a dozen years ago has evolved into the all-new, 2nd generation 2017 Nissan Armada, leaving behind its Titan truck roots and taking on a very Infiniti-esque appearance. The Armada’s resemblance to its QX80 cousin is indisputable and that’s a good thing, giving Nissan SUV shoppers a taste of the Infiniti life. It’s still built upon rugged body-on-frame construction but this one is stiffer, helping enhance handling and ride comfort. It’s 1.2” longer but rides on a wheelbase that’s over 2” shorter, still capable of seating up to 8. With an emphasis on quietness and quick interior cooling and heating, the new Armada uses acoustic glass in the front and sound absorption materials throughout in addition to 2nd row curtain vents to effectively distribute cool air to every seat.