• (4.7) 15 reviews
  • MSRP: $33,746$49,418
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 17
  • Engine: 400-hp, 5.6-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 7-8

Our Take on the 2014 INFINITI QX80

Infiniti's king-size SUV has a new name, QX80, but it’s the same vehicle that debuted in current form for the 2011 model year as the QX56. Whereas “56” denoted the 5.6-liter V-8 engine, "80" just denotes its position atop Infiniti's SUV lineup, all of which now have t... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Tight third row
  • Fuel economy
  • Steering feedback at highway speeds
  • Child-safety seat installation and third-row access

Notable Features

  • Previously called QX56
  • Available four-wheel drive
  • Seats up to eight
  • 8,500-pound towing capacity
  • Available 360-degree camera view

2014 INFINITI QX80 Reviews

Cars.com Expert Reviews

Infiniti's line-wide model-name shakeup continues to confuse, so allow me to reintroduce you to the new QX56. Redesigned for 2011 and renamed for 2014, Infiniti's flagship SUV now goes by the name QX80. This V-8-powered beast comes in rear- or all-wheel drive and offers loads of passenger room, with seating for seven or eight across three rows of seats. Passengers in a 2014 Infin... Read full review for the 2014 INFINITI QX 80

Consumer Reviews


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An early appraisal

by LoosyGoosy from Ft. Worth/Dallas on July 13, 2014

Have had it a week ( 1100mi. ). No complaints yet except a buzzing vibration in the steering wheel, floorboard, gas pedal when accelerating away from a stop. NOT an economy car...trip computer indicat... Read Full Review

2 Trim Levels Available

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2014 INFINITI QX80 Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $2,200 per year.

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Roadside Assistance Coverage


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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.


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