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Key specs of the base trim
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- Premium cabin materials and quality
- Second-row space
- Towing capacity
- Innovative active safety features
- Electronic flip-and-tumble captain's chairs
- Awkward styling
- Tight third row
- Gas mileage
- Steering feedback at highway speeds
- Child-safety seat installation and third-row access
New limited-run Signature Edition available
Rear- or four-wheel drive
Seats seven or eight, depending on configuration
8,500-pound towing capacity
Surround-view camera system available
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What Is the 2016 Infiniti QX80?
The Infiniti QX80 is a full-size, seven- or eight-seat luxury SUV that competes with the Lexus LX 570 and Mercedes-Benz GL-Class. It's offered in Base and Limited trim levels. Rear-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive is available on both trims.
What's New on the 2016 Infiniti QX80?
For 2016, the Infiniti QX80 offers a new Signature Edition that's limited to 1,000 units. It comes equipped with the Driver Assistance and Split-Bench packages, plus a Saddle Tan interior and chrome side-mirror caps.
How Does the 2016 Infiniti QX80 Compare to Other Full-Size SUVs?
Compared with others in its price range, the 2016 Infiniti QX80 is either considerably smaller or larger in size. It's functional and offers plenty of luxuries, as well as trailer-towing capacity that's lacking in most three-row crossover SUVs — but it may be too much for drivers in search of an everyday family-hauler.
What Features in the 2016 Infiniti QX80 Are Most Important?
The 2016 Infiniti QX80 is powered by a 400-horsepower, 5.6-liter V-8 engine teamed with a seven-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive. Standard exterior highlights include LED headlights, a power moonroof and a 360-degree camera system. Inside, you'll find tri-zone automatic air conditioning, an 8-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth streaming audio, a navigation system, a Bose audio system, a heated steering wheel, heated front seats and leather upholstery. As is required in all vehicles of this model year, front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system are standard.
The Infiniti QX80 can be had with optional all-wheel drive and 22-inch wheels. Interior options include a rear entertainment system with dual 7-inch screens, ventilated front seats and heated second-row seats. Driver assist technology can also be added, including lane departure warning and prevention, forward collision warning with automatic braking, and a blind spot warning system.
Should I Buy the 2016 Infiniti QX80?
Premium cabin quality, advanced active safety features and an 8,500-pound towing capacity make the 2016 Infiniti QX80 a good choice if money is no object. Its awkward styling, however, might be off-putting for some. Although the QX80 can seat eight, the third row is quite cramped, and gas mileage likely won't be up to scratch for drivers in need of a more fuel-efficient family vehicle.
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Beautifully designed, extremely reliable
This car drives like a dream. Handles extremely well for its size. We've driven through torrential Texas rainstorms and there was never any slipping. Very safe and comfortable ride. No mechanical ... Read full review
Seems to be great haven’t driven a lot due to the coronavirus. Looking forward to driving more. I’ve rented the car before I’m sure it will uphold the standards of the make and model Read full review
The 2016 INFINITI QX80 currently has 0 recalls
Crash and Rollover Test RatingsThe 2016 INFINITI QX80 has not been tested.
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