Infiniti has updated the QX80 crossover for 2023 for the U.S. market with tech upgrades. MSRP starts at US$ 72,700 (excluding tax and destination charges). Buyers get to choose from three trims, all offering rear- and four-wheel-drive options:
|Premium Select 4WD||$80,400|
In terms of styling, there’s nothing to talk about; there are not gonna be any changes. Key highlights include LED lighting all around; adaptive front lighting system with auto-leveling function (Sensory); a front power moonroof; a power liftgate; Hydraulic Body Motion Control suspension (Sensory), and 22-inch cast aluminum-alloy wheels (Premium and Sensory). The base Luxe trim rides on 20-inch aluminum-alloy wheels.
On the inside, key features depending on the trim include a 12.3-inch touchscreen; navigation with real-time traffic info; wireless Apple CarPlay and USB-based Android Auto compatibility; climate-controlled front seats; semi-aniline leather-upholstered seats; 17-speaker Bose audio system; Rear Seat Entertainment system with 8-inch screens; wi-fi hotspot; four USB ports, and more. Standard suite of ADAS includes Forward Emergency Braking with pedestrian detection; Rear Automatic Braking; Blind Spot Warning; Lane Departure Warning; High Beam Assist, and Around View Monitor with Moving Object Detection.
So, what’s new for 2023 then? Well, haptic steering-wheel feedback for the Lane Departure Warning system, and Amazon Alexa voice commands integration.
The Infiniti QX80 continues to be powered by a 5.6-litre (5,552 cc) V8 naturally aspirated petrol engine with 298 kW (400 bhp/405 metric hp) at 5,800 rpm and 560 Nm (413 lb-ft) of torque at 4,000 rpm. The engine is coupled with a 7-speed automatic transmission and a 4WD system.