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By Cars.com Staff
June 5, 2009
Vehicle Overview The Infiniti QX56 is a full-size luxury SUV, and it competes with the Cadillac Escalade, Lincoln Navigator and Lexus LX. The QX56 comes well-equipped and is available in one trim level.
New for 2010 There are no significant changes for 2010.
Exterior Whereas other luxury SUVs try to smooth out their edges, the QX56 has an imposing, blocky exterior design. It's 206.9 inches long and 78.8 inches wide, which makes this luxury SUV one of the larger models in the marketplace.
The following are standard:
20-inch chrome-finished wheels
Automatic xenon headlights with LED taillights
Power, folding, heated mirrors
Interior The interior styling is rich-looking, with wood trim on the dash and doors. The standard second-row captain's chairs give the three-row SUV a seven-person seating capacity; a second-row bench seat bumps seating capacity up to eight. Overall, there's 188.4 cubic feet of passenger space. It has 20 cubic feet of cargo space with the seats up, and 91.7 cubic feet when the seats are folded down. This makes the QX56 one of the larger SUVs in terms of passenger space, and it's competitive when it comes to cargo space.
The following are standard:
Leather seating and wood trim
Dual-zone automatic climate control with third-row vents
Heated steering wheel and first- and second-row heated seats
12-speaker Bose audio system with 9.3GB hard drive
XM Satellite Radio (subscription sold separately)
Bluetooth hands-free phone system
Under the Hood The QX56 has a single powertrain offering and can have either rear- or four-wheel drive. Maximum towing capacity is 9,000 pounds when properly equipped.
320-horsepower, 5.6-liter V-8 with 393 pounds-feet of torque
Available rear- or four-wheel drive
Standard rear suspension leveling system
Standard heavy-duty battery
Optional tow package (standard on four-wheel-drive models)
Safety The following safety features are standard:
Side-impact and side curtain airbags
Active front head restraints
Antilock braking system
Stability system with traction control
Rearview backup camera
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