Infiniti QX56

BASE PRICE RANGE: $57,650-$60,750
BODY TYPE: Full-size/Luxury SUV

WHAT'S NEW: The QX56 is all-new for 2011. Now based on the body-on-frame Nissan Patrol, the 5.6L V-8 produces 400 hp yet is more efficient than the engine it replaces. That's partly due to the new 7A transmission. The QX56's wheelbase is 2.1 in. shorter and length is extended 1.4 in. from the last-gen SUV.

COOL FACT: While 20-in. wheels are standard on the QX56, 22s are optional.

SUM UP: Legitimate Escalade fighter.
RATING: ***1/2

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2011 Infiniti QX56 Tech Specs
The source for official specifications, payload, towing capacity, and other information about the 2011 Infiniti QX56 luxury SUV!

2011 Infiniti QX56
Base Engine 5.6L/400-hp DOHC V-8
Optional Engine None
Drivetrain Front engine, RWD/4WD, 7A
0-60 MPH 5.9-6.1 sec*
Tow/Payload 8500/1650-1700 lb
EPA city/hwy fuel econ 14/20 mpg
Basic warranty 4 yrs/60,000 miles
Safety ABS: S; Stab: S; Trac: S; Airbags: 6