Previously known as QX56, the 2016 Infiniti QX80 continues to make its way in full-size crossover segment. For 2016, redesign is expected, with better features and technology used inside, and some new lines as part of refreshment. There is no official info on it, but 2016 QX80 won’t get radical cuts. Instead, vehicle gets few updates to exist to next big overhaul, or possible new generation. New trim levels are expected, while existing could be refreshed, and safety systems are going to be enlarged and improved. In short, we expect better vehicle than before.
2016 Infiniti QX80 redesign
New vehicle should be lighter than its predecessor. Although this full-size crossover is not economical vehicle, it could save couple of miles per gallon in both city and highway drive. However, there were no needs for major styling changes. The 2016 Infiniti QX80 comes without big changes. Of course, updated on infotainment and other systems are expected, some new details and accents to boost cabin and refreshment on grille, bumper and headlights. Except that, there could be slight innovations in technology, and there are rumors telling that new trim level could be introduced. Gossips say it is Limited model, but spokesmen didn’t confirm these stories. So, we will have to wait to see what will bring new Infiniti QX80.
2016 Infiniti QX80 powertrain
Engine won’t be replaced or modified for new QX80. That means, we will have again 5.6-l V8 drivetrain. Since it is the same option which was used in 2015 year model, we expect similar outputs of around 400 hp and slightly higher number of torque. One of the highlight of this crossover is its towing capacity. The 2016 Infiniti QX80 will be able to tow over 8.000 pounds, and these are serious numbers, which are good even for truck segment. Driving systems that are going to be offered are the same. While rear-wheel drive is standard, the 2016 QX80 will be available in all-wheel drive mode. Transmission is the same in 2016, 7-speed gearbox is ready to transfer there ponies to wheels.
2016 Infiniti QX80 release date and price
End of the year is planned to be release date of 2016 Infiniti QX80. However, this information is not confirmed yet, as well as the price for full-size SUV. Since no big changes are made on the crossover, price for it is going to still in 2016.