The upcoming 2021 Infiniti QX80 is an attractive SUV that that offers modern cabin and more than solid performances. While you can fit the whole family in it, the QX80 is still far from its luxury rivals such as BMW X7 or Mercedes-Benz GLS. Still, Infiniti created a very upright SUV with great driving dynamics and plenty of driver-assistance systems. There is room for seven or eight passengers and the level of comfort is high.
The stying is attractive and upper trim levels are looking amazing. For 2021, Infiniti QX80 will get new mid-range trim level and one high-end trim. Infiniti will also deliver more standard features and even more optional amenities. The price will slightly increase and here’s what you should expect from the arriving SUV.
2021 QX80 Visual Changes
The all-new 2021 Infiniti QX80 will remain a full-size SUV with the same proportions as before. On top of that, its recognizable shape also remains intact. The QX80 is 209.0 inches long and 79.0 inches tall. Thanks to its dimensions, it is a perfect family SUV. In terms of design, QX80 model will get a couple of visual updates. The grille is enhanced and the front bumper will be redesigned.
Thanks to that, front part looks slightly more aggressive. The headlights are relatively new and are featuring LED technology. 20-inch aluminum wheels are once again available and Infiniti also offers optional 22-inch rims. Beside that, all-season tires are available, along with wide palette of exterior colors.
The interior of the 2021 Infiniti QX80 is both comfortable and quiet. It is a very modern cabin design but further cosmetic upgrades won’t happen. Instead, Infiniti will deliver a couple of technology updates. While the base trim level is premium enough, it is still behind QX80 biggest competitors. On the other hand, upper trim levels are offering nothing but a luxury.
Speaking of which, Infiniti will introduce new mid-range trim level. On top of that, new high-end trim level is also available. We don’t have details about those trim levels yet. However, we know the existing trims will arrive with new infotainment system and new driver-assistance aids. There is room for seven or eight occupants. Thanks to that, Infiniti QX80 is a perfect family SUV.
The forthcoming 2021 Infiniti QX80 will deploy its familiar 5.6-liter V8 engine. This engine comes with a seven-speed automatic transmission and it generates 400 hp. The three-row SUV sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds. However, the most important thing is the ride quality. Infiniti created a very quiet SUV with smooth shifting.
Thanks to that, comfort is truly amazing. The QX80 SUV can tow up to 8500 pounds and it comes with a standard RWD setup. As for the fuel economy, this model provides 19 mpg on the highway, which is far from the best-in-segment figures.
2021 Infiniti QX80 Price and Release Date
The price of the base Luxe trim level starts at $70,500. The 2021 Infiniti QX80 won’t get a price increase so the Premium Select trim is once again available for $75,000. The Sensory trim is priced at $81,500. We are waiting for Infiniti to name the price for its two brand-new trim levels. The sales of the QX80 full-size SUV will begin by the end of 2020.