The 2017 Infiniti QX80 is Infiniti answer to Cadillac Escalade. This car represents all that Infiniti is as a car company and looks to their future as they try to gain market share in the United States, going up against the likes of BMW, Cadillac, and Lexus. With this answer to the Escalade, Infiniti hopes to show the American market what the company is capable of with their luxury line of vehicles. At the top of Infiniti luxury full-size SUV line is the QX80, and Infiniti leaves nothing lacking when it comes to the design of this vehicle. Infiniti gets things right in 2017 with the latest edition of the QX80 with features that are only available on the highest levels of full size SUVs, but at a price that is more affordable than a lot of the competition.
2017 Infiniti QX80 – Fresh New Look
Both the exterior and the interior of the QX80 are an example of the attention to detail that Infiniti pays to its vehicles. Take a look at some of the specifications for the exterior and interior of the vehicle:
The exterior of the 2017 Infiniti QX80 features 20 inch aluminum alloy wheels and an aluminum spare wheel. It has a sliding and tilting first row sunroof with sunshade. Both the front and rear bumpers feature a tow hook, and the grille is chrome. There is a power lift gate for rear cargo access. The brake lights are LED and the car features perimeter and approach lights along with manual leveling fully automatic projector beam LED low and high beams with daytime running lights and automatic high beam headlights with delay off feature.
The interior of the Infiniti QX80 2017 includes heated bucket seats, eight way driver seat and six way passenger seat, which also folds flat. Both front seats and the front passenger seats have an armrest and the rear seat has a center armrest. The steering column features power tilt and telescoping. The interior of the vehicle has seating for seven people. Other interior features a leather steering wheel with automatic tilt away, cup holders, a valet function, garage door transmitter, voice-activated climate control, and power locks.
2017 Infiniti QX80 – Engine and Performance
The 2017 Infiniti QX80 features a 400 horsepower 5.6 liter V-8 engine capable of 420 foot pounds of torque and a seven speed automatic transmission. The vehicle is rear wheel drive with a Class IV towing harness and hitch. The fuel tank has a capacity of 26 gallons.
2017 Infiniti QX80 – Price and Release Date
The 2017 Infiniti QX80 is priced at around $65,000, putting it below the cost of the Escalade. Expected release date is the second half of 2016. The 2017 Infiniti QX80 is Infiniti at its finest. When it comes to designing and building a vehicle that can take on the American Cadillac Escalade in both features and capability, Infiniti gets it right with this vehicle. When it comes to fine automobiles, Infiniti is right at home with the design of the QX80, The interior and exterior features leave nothing wanting, and the performance capability of the vehicle means that you will have the horse power and torque to pull whatever you need to behind this full size SUV.