Infiniti is making big changes in its lineup. Many models are not available since 2014 and one of them is QX56. However, this full-size crossover got a new name and now it appears as 2015 Infiniti QX80. It is not the same vehicle, but it is based on QX56, and there are many similarities. Nevertheless, 2015 QX80 has updated exterior styling, while interior is packed with modern technology and luxurious features. Overall, the QX80 is classic body-on-frame SUV with V8 drivetrain. According to early reports, new SUV will top its main rival Cadillac Escalade.
2015 Infiniti QX80 redesign
Design of the 2015 Infiniti QX80 is not changed too much from its predecessor. It is refreshed with LEDs installed on headlights and with new bumpers that include flush sonar sensors. Also, fog lights are changed, and side mirrors now have some chrome accents. To make Infiniti QX80 even more refreshed, there are three new colors of it in palette. This is classic, full size crossover, with high ground clearance and thinner profile. Its forehead is tall and fender vents are different. Inside, new QX80 is packed with genuine equipment. It uses a lot of wood and metallic accents, while leather seats and steering wheel gives additional comfort. Controls are simple and trim options ranges are wide. Crossover is spacious with enough room for all passengers, whose seats are higher positioned. Third row of seats is bench actually.
2015 Infiniti QX80 engine
Under the hood of the 2015 Infiniti QX80 is huge 5.6-liter V8, with also large output numbers. Engine delivers 400 horsepower and 413 pound-feet of torque through 7-speed automatic gearbox which is standard for the most Infiniti vehicles. It is also pushed from rear wheels, while all-wheel powering is also option. It can tow up to 8.500 pounds, which is impressive for one luxurious SUV. New Infiniti QX80 needs 7 seconds to reach 60 mph and fuel economy is 14 mpg for city and 20 mpg for highway drive.
2015 Infiniti QX80 pricing
This SUV doesn’t have more than one trim. With RWD installed, 2015 Infiniti QX80 costs $63.500, and all-wheel model is $3.000 more expensive. The Infiniti QX80 Limited edition is announced, but there is no information about equipment used in it and price.