Infiniti has announced the MSRP for the 2008 QX56 SUV that will go on sale this summer at Infiniti retailers nationwide. Priced at $52,150 for the QX56 2WD and $55,250 for the Infiniti Q X56 4WD, the new model is a redesign for the popular, full-size Infiniti QX56, with new exterior features, interior enhancements and a range of new standard amenities and technology.
Both models, the 2WD and the 4WD models are powered by a standard 5.6-liter DOHC V8 engine producing 320-horsepower and a peak torque of 393 lbs-ft and come standard with 5-speed automatic transmission, Sojournerâ leather-appointed seating, Infiniti Navigation System, RearView Monitor, Bluetoothâ Hands-free Phone System, power-operated tailgate and an independent rear suspension with load leveling.
The standard equipment includes: a 12-speaker Bose® Premium Audio System with Burr-Brown DAC and 9.3-gigabyte Music Box hard drive for digital music storage and playback, and standard Intelligent Key. New optional equipment includes XM® NavTraffic™ system with real-time traffic information (requires active XM® satellite radio subscription), which works in concert with the standard Infiniti Navigation System (hard drive-based) to display current traffic conditions. For a limited time, Infiniti is offering three years of XMâ Satellite Radio and XM NavTrafficâ service at no charge.
The 2008 QX56’s exterior enhancements include new front and rear fascias, new front fog lights, a revised one-piece roof rack design and new standard 20-inch chromed aluminum-alloy wheels and heavy-duty P275/60R20 Michelin tires. Two new exterior colors, Lakeshore Slate and Serengeti Sand, are also offered.
Inside, the 2008 QX56 adds a power-folding 3rd row 60/40 split seat, new illuminated steering wheel controls, new designs and colors for the instrument cluster, a lockable glove box, a new Stone interior color (in addition to Wheat and Charcoal) and new wood grain interior trim. The optional Infiniti Mobile Entertainment System is now offered with a larger 8.0-inch screen for 2008.