2019 INFINITI QX80 vs. The Competition
Learn how the 2019 INFINITI QX80 compares to other full-size luxury SUVs.
The new 2019 INFINITI QX80 falls within an elite class of luxury SUVs. This full-size INFINITI vehicle offers three rows of comfortable seating, a full spectrum of comfort and convenience features while delivering more power, towing capacity, cabin space and driver assistive features than other luxury SUVs on the market.
When compared to other popular luxury brands, the new INFINITI QX80 outranks Land Rover, Lexus and Mercedes-Benz on several levels. First and foremost is power and towing capacity. The 2019 INFINITI QX80 delivers 400 horsepower, significantly more than the 2019 Land Rover Range Rover at 340hp, 2018 Lexus LX at 383hp and 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS at 362hp. As for towing capacity, the new QX80 can handle up to 8,500 lbs compared to the 7,716 lb maximum of the Range Rover, 7,500 lb capacity of the Mercedes-Benz GLS and the 7,000 lb limit of the Lexus LX.
Cabin, cargo and passenger space are more abundant in the new INFINITI QX80 as well. With 95.1 cubic feet of cargo volume the QX80 affords more storage and breathing room than the Range Rover’s 75.6 cu. ft. and the 93.8 cu.ft of the Mercedes-Benz GLS. The QX80 also offers more second row legroom at 41” compared to 34.4” in the Lexus LX and 38.5” in the Mercedes-Benz GLS.
Second row passengers in the QX80 will also experience a more luxurious ride in comfortable captain’s chairs with tip-up, easy third-row access. Second row Captain’s Chairs are standard on the new QX80 and are offered for an additional price or not available at all on competing makes and models.
As with all INFINITI vehicles, the new QX80 is well equipped with intelligent driver assist features for elevated convenience and safety. Features such as class-exclusive, predictive forward collision warning, that senses the motion of the vehicle ahead, are standard on the QX80 while not available on the Range Rover or Lexus LX. Other available driver assist features such as INFINITI’s Around View Monitor with Moving Object Detection will help QX80 drivers park in tight spots and avoid potential collision with stationary or moving objects. These safety features are not available for either the Range Rover or Lexus LX.
Our INFINITI Dealership in Houston, Texas is happy to review the many features and benefits the new INFINITI QX80 has to offer. We believe this exceptional vehicle is at the top of its class and we welcome the opportunity to offer you a test drive.