The QX80 SUV is a flagship model by the popular automakers Infiniti of Nissan. Its previous version was launched back in 2010 and the current version in 2014, and now there are words that a new version of this model is soon to be released in the markets. This new 2017 Infiniti QX80 will come refreshed with new features and specifications, a new engine type, a slight change in the exterior and other improvements to make this vehicle better than what it was before.
2017 Infiniti QX80 – Drivetrain, Performance and Fuel Economy:
As this new 2017 Infiniti QX80 is an luxury full-size SUV, so it is going to use a powerful engine with good fuel intake capacity. The engine which is going to be installed in this vehicle is a 5.6 liter V8 engine. It is said that the power output and fuel economy of this engine will be improved. This engine is expected to produce 400 horsepower with 420 pound-feet of torque.
This 5.6 liter V8 engine is going to be paired with seven-speed automatic transmission system which is going to distribute power to all the four wheels of this vehicle.
The performance of this Infiniti QX80 for 2017 is very good and economical. The power of the engine of this SUV can be felt by its generated horsepower and amazing pickup. This SUV can go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just seven seconds. This large SUV also has an amazing towing capacity of 9000 pounds which is maximum.
While designing the engine of this model, good fuel economy was also kept as a major issue to be brought up. This new QX80 2017 is going to have 14 miles per gallon in city areas and 21 miles per gallon in highway driving.
2017 Infiniti QX80 – Body Design:
It looks massive and bulky, but even though it is huge, the body design has beautiful structures and has modern accents that reflect its prowess of ultimate driving experience.
As this new 2017 Infiniti QX80 will feature as a third generation model, changes are pretty obvious. The body of this new SUV is also meeting some new changes, especially in the front and rear portion. One key point to notice is that basic structure of the body is same as it was in its previous and current version, but new changes are incorporated which differentiates this from its older ones.
It will come with several body color options. This vehicle is getting a new dual split grille; the front bumper is revised with new sharp fog lights. A higher ground clearance can also be seen. In the rear portion, bumpers are modified for more sporty looks; the tail lights have also been modified. This new SUV is coming with 22-inch wheels with brake calipers which are also new.
Interiors and Safety:
As Infiniti vehicles are well-known for their comfort and luxury, this new 2017 Infiniti QX80 will also have that same features. It is coming with a beautiful and comfortable interior cabin. The interior cabin is also made more spacious with plenty of cargo space.
Accommodation in this vehicle is for seven people but can be extended up to 8 people. The seats are covered with high-quality leather; these seats also have heat control functions while the front seats also have power adjustment features. Other interior features are 4G LTE, a telematics system, a large LCD touchscreen display, NavWeather system, satellite navigation, wireless charging, Bose premium sound system, cabin lighting and upgraded information center.
The 2017 Infiniti QX80 also has certain safety features which are important to prevent accidents which can occur anytime. Safety features like lane departure warning, collision alert system, parking sensors, a rearview camera, enhanced airbags and blind spot warning.
2017 Infiniti QX80 – Competitors, Price and Release Date:
Chances of standing out and success in the market of this QX80 are held back by its tough competitors, some of which are Chevrolet Tahoe and Cadillac Escalade.
This 2017 Infiniti QX80 will probably be launched by the end of 2016 or early 2017. The base model of this Infiniti QX80 for 2017 model year is going to cost around $70,000, and if other trims are made available, then their prices will certainly be higher than this base model.