Competing with Cadillac Escalade and Lincoln Navigator, The 2008 Infiniti QX56 is Infiniti's full-size luxury SUV and features freshened interior and exterior styling. Under the hood is a 5.6-liter, 320 hp V-8 and 5-speed automatic transmission driving a 2-wheel or optional 4-wheel drive system. 7 or 8 passengers are treated to scads of luxury appointments including a heated steering wheel, 8 inch rear entertainment screen, hard drive navigation, Bluetooth, and new wood trim. The QX56 is rated at 12/18 mpg city/hwy and towing capacity is up to 9,000 lbs properly equipped. Safety features include 4-wheel disc brakes, stability control, tow/haul mode, front, side and curtain airbags, as well as an intelligent cruise control. The QX56 is three tons of pure luxury with all the capabilities of a full size SUV.Read more Read less
The Infiniti QX56 gets a major revision for 2008, with new front and rear fascias, new front fog lights, a new roof rack, and larger standard wheels--20-inch chromed alloy wheels with heavy-duty tires. The interior has been further refined with a redesigned gauge cluster, a larger glove compartment, new real woodgrain trim, illuminated steering-wheel controls, and an Intelligent Key entry system. There's also a new power-folding third-row seat available. The sound system is now an upgraded Burr-Brown unit with Music Box hard-drive MP3 storage. Also, a new Infiniti Mobile Entertainment System is available. The system has a larger screen than the previous navigation system and includes XM NavTraffic real-time traffic information. A new Stone interior color is available, and two new exterior colors, Lakeshore Slate and Serengeti Sand, join the lineup for 2008.
Serious truck underpinnings for towing and hauling; seating for up to eight; standard luxury features.
With a torquey V8, a low range for the four-wheel-drive system, and a fully boxed steel frame, the 2008 Infiniti QX56 pairs a luxurious, roomy premium SUV interior with serious truck-like towing (up to 9,000 pounds) and hauling ability. The QX56 also has a very roomy interior, with space for up to eight and class-leading second-row legroom.