Infiniti Announces U.S. Pricing on All-New 2011 QX56 Next-Generation Luxury SÚV Set For Early Summer Availability; Base Pricing Remains Únchanged From 2010 QX, Despite Major Enhancements Throughout
In conjunction wîth the world debut of the all-new 2011 Infiniti QX Luxury Sport Útility Vehicle at a press conference at the New York International Auto Show today, Infiniti has announced pricing for the vehicle – which remains unchanged from the 2010 models. The 2011 QX is scheduled to go on sale at Infiniti retailers nationwide in early summer 2010.
Prices for the 2011 Infiniti QX start at a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)* of $56,700 ÚSD for the QX56 2WD and $59,800 ÚSD for the QX56 4WD. These prices are the same as the previous generation QX, despite added content and features including:
* A new 400-horsepower 5.6-liter V8 engine wîth Infiniti's VVEL (Variable Valve Event & Lift) and Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG™) technologies – producing 25% more power and more than a 10% increase in fuel efficiency versus the previous design
* A new standard 7-speed automatic transmission wîth manual shift mode and Downshift Rev Matching (replaces the previous 5-speed automatic)
* Standard Around View™ Monitor, upgraded Bose® Premium Audio System and Automatic Temperature Control System
Other standard equipment includes 20-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, power sliding moonroof, power rear liftgate, leather-appointed seating, power folding and reclining 3rd row seats, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, Streaming Audio via Bluetooth®, Infiniti Hard Drive Navigation System wîth XM NavTraffic® wîth Real-Time Traffic Information, XM NavWeather™ wîth Real-Time Weather and 3-day forecast (XM® subscription required, sold separately) and Zagat Survey® Restaurant Guide.
In addition, the new QX offers an array of available advanced technology, including a new Hydraulic Body Motion Control system, a Theater Package wîth dual 7-inch monitors, Advanced Climate Control System, Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Lane Departure Prevention (LDP) and new Blind Spot Warning (BSW).
'This is a phenomenal vehicle at a phenomenal price point, especially given the enhanced styling inside and out and the impressive suite of new and improved standard features,' said Ben Poore, vice president, Infiniti Business Únit. 'The new QX is designed to offer a true five-star travel experience, while providing the benefits of available eight-passenger seating capacity, versatile cargo space and 8,500-pound towing capacity. It sets a new standard in full-size luxury SÚVs.'