Although it will have a significant redesign from the outside and from the inside, the 2018 Infiniti QX80 SUV still belongs to the second generation of this car. It was announced that it will have the same engine as the predecessor, but also the possibility of adding another engine. The main competitors will be Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator, as well as the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, Cadillac Escalade and Chevrolet Tahoe.
2018 Infiniti QX80 SUV specs
|Lenght – inch (mm)||208.9 (5306)|
|Widht – inch (mm)||79.9 (2029)|
|Height – inch (mm)||75.8 (1925)|
|Wheelbase – inch (mm)||121.1 (3076)|
|Wheels – inch||20 or 22 alloy|
|Seats||7 (optional 8)|
|Weight – lbs (kg)||5644-5888 (2560-2671)|
|Payload – lbs (kg)||no data|
|Towing capacity – lbs (kg)||8500 (3856)|
This full-size luxury SUV features Base, Signature Edition and Limited trim level. Mounted on the Nissan Y62 platform with five doors. In April this year at the 2017 New York International Auto Show presented the QX80 Monograph concept.
2018 Infiniti QX80 engine and fuel economy
It still offers only a 5.6-liter V8 petrol engine. This engine accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in 6.5 seconds, with a top speed of up to 133 mph (214 km/h). Mentioned is another 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo gasoline engine of 400 hp (298 kW).
|Drive||FWD / AWD|
|Fuel economy (mpg)||20/27/23
Exterior and interior design
This full-size luxury SUV has a mesh grille (chrome frame), body-color bumpers and LED lights (optional bi-xenon headlights). In the cabin are extremely comfortable premium leather seats, telescopic leather steering wheel and three-zone automatic climate control. All models on the central console have an 8-inch touch screen (Nissan Connect infotainment system). For rear passengers there are LCD screens (built-in head restraints in front seats). Depending on the model has heated steering wheel (standard) and almost all seats.
Release date and price 2018 Infiniti QX80 SUV
The official presentation of the 2018 Infiniti QX80 SUV is likely in November this year (2017 Los Angeles Auto Show). Probably will be available from authorized dealers at the end of this year, and the first models will be on sale in early 2018. We assume it will be a bit more expensive than current models that cost from $ 63,850 to $ 89,450.