First Drive: 2011 Infiniti QX56

2011 Infiniti QX56 4WD

Base price: $59,800
Price as tested: $70,900

Engine: 5.6-liter DOHC 32-valve V-8
Horsepower: 400 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque: 413 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission: 7-speed automatic
Drive: Rear- or four-wheel

L x W x H: 208.3 x 79.9 x 75.8 in
Legroom F/M/R: 39.6/41.0/28.8 in
Headroom F/M/R: 39.9/40.0/36.8 in
Cargo capacity (behind third-row seats): 16.6 cu ft
Curb Weight (2wd/4wd): 5590/5850 lb
Angle of approach/departure: 20.9/22.3 degrees
Ramp angle: 20.5 degrees
Ground clearance: 9.2 in
Towing capacity: 8500 lb
EPA Rating (city/highway): 14/20 mpg

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This would be a more acceptable vehicle with a 250hp, 400fp diesel. In fact, anything that weighs more than 4000 lbs would have a better balance between performance and consumption if a diesel was required.

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