Comparison: 2011 Infiniti QX56 vs. 2011 Lexus LX570

A. J. Mueller

Specifications

2011 Infiniti QX56 4WD
Base price:
$60,750

Powertrain
Engine:
5.6-liter V-8
Power: 400 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque: 413 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission: 7-speed automatic
Drive: All-Mode 4WD

Measurements
L x W x H:
208.3 x 79.9 x 75.8 in
Wheelbase: 121.1 in
Curb weight: 5850 lbs
Cargo capacity: 16.6 cu ft (3rd row up), 49.6 cu ft (3rd row down), 95.1 cu ft (2nd & 3rd rows down)
Tires, F,R: 275/50R22 H-rated all season tires
Wheels, F,R: 22.0 x 8.0 in

Performance
0-60 mph:
6.6 sec
EPA city/hwy fuel econ: 14/20 mpg

2011 Lexus LX570
Base price:
$78,630

Powertrain
Engine:
5.7-liter V-8
Power: 383 hp @ 5600 rpm
Torque: 403 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
Drive: Full-Time 4-Wheel Drive with 2-Speed Transfer Case

Measurements
L x W x H:
196.5 x 77.6 x 75.6 in
Wheelbase: 112.2 in
Curb weight: 5995 lbs
Cargo capacity: 83.1 cu ft (2nd & 3rd rows down)
Tires, F,R: 285/50R20 mud- and snow-rated tires
Wheels, F,R: 20.0 x 8.5 in

Performance
0-60 mph:
7.3 sec
EPA city/hwy fuel econ: 12/18 mpg

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car-fan
The author is incorrect on a couple of points. (1) stating that the QX56 only has one rear video monitor as it has two. (2) As with the LX 570, the Infiniti QX56 with the Deluxe Touring Package features Semi Aniline leather seating as well.
yourbestfriend6492
I love the LX570. However... I'd skip over both of these and just get a Land Cruiser. Its not exactly a Spartan car either. Though the LX has the best interior this side of a Range Rover (and even then it gives it a run for its money)

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