2020 Nissan Armada SV vs. 2020 Nissan Armada SL

A side-by-side comparison of the 2020 Nissan Armada SV vs. 2020 Nissan Armada SL.

The Nissan Armada sits on top of the automaker’s SUV roster. When it is compared to the rest of the new models available at the Glendale Nissan showroom, the Armada stands out in several key ways. First, the Armada is the most powerful SUV available to our customers and it is an old school body-on-frame model that offers incredible capabilities. When someone settles on the Nissan Armada, they will need to pick out the best trim grade that will fit their needs. A comparison of the 2020 Nissan Armada SV vs. 2020 Nissan Armada SL will drill down to the level of detail that shoppers need without getting to densely technical. As a whole, independent reviews have praised the 2020 Armada for its high-quality interior, quiet passenger cabin and a long list of standard safety features.

Customers can start the pre-ordering process for any 2020 Nissan Armada version they wish to take home today by calling, 630-469-6100.

2020 Armada SV


2020 Armada SL

5.6-L, V-8 Engine 5.6-L, V-8
390/394 Horsepower/Torque 390/394
8 people Passenger Seating 7 or 8
Bench Second Row Seating Bench/Captain's Chairs

Performance Specs, Towing Capacity and Interior Features

Nissan equips every 2020 Nissan Armada with the same powertrain. This means that the SV and SL trim grades will use a naturally aspirated 5.6-liter, V-8 engine which will be attached to a seven-speed automatic transmission. Both 2020 Armada models are available in two- and four-wheel-drive configurations. All Armada trim grades will make 390 horsepower and 394 pound-feet of torque. Because every 2020 Armada is so mechanically similar, each version of the SUV will have the same 8,500-pound towing capacity when it’s properly equipped.

How are the SV and SL different?

The differences between the SV and SL models of the 2020 Nissan Armada are going to come down to some minute details. For instance, the entry-level SV model can only be equipped with a bench seat in its second row and can hold up to eight passengers. The SL trim makes an option pair of captain’s chairs available for the middle set of seats. This might make things more comfortable, but it will also come at the cost of a passenger seat. Of course, a 2020 Armada SL can also have the bench seat if a customer chooses.

Additionally, the most telling difference between a 2020 Armada SV and 2020 Armada SL will be the material used to cover the aforementioned seats. Buyers choosing the SV will have cloth seats and the SL model offers some leather appointment with its upholstery.