Infiniti QX56 Reliability

The Infiniti QX56 is a full-size luxury SUV built by Nissan’s luxury division Infiniti in 2004. It was known as QX56 until 2013 and now is known as Infiniti QX80. The Infiniti QX56 is quite average in terms of reliability score but is a powerful SUV that will satisfy power-hungry drivers. So, it can still be an option if you can cope up with expenses and less reliability.


The Infiniti QX56 is a 5-door SUV with both rear and all-wheel-drive layout. The luxury SUV has a 5.6-liter VK56VD V8 engine which can produce 400 hp. It can speed up to 100kph in almost 7.9 seconds. The horsepower of QX56 indicates it can carry a lot of loads causing no problem for the driver.


In terms of reliability score, the Infiniti QX56 is average with a rating of 2.5 out of 5, according to RepairPal. Meanwhile, the 2011 Infiniti QX56 has a quality and reliability score of 75 out of 100 according to J.D. Power, which is also average. Even with this average score, it is ranked 12th out of 19 full-size luxury SUVs. The reliability score is quite below if we compare it to the other luxury SUVs.

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The premium crossover SUV doesn’t disappoint its price tag value in terms of safety features and ratings. The high-power SUV is equipped with all the necessary assisting safety features for the driver to ensure the passenger’s safety. In terms of safety rating, the 2017 Infiniti QX60 earned a 5-star overall safety rating in both NHTSA and NCAP testing.  

Depreciation Rate

The depreciation rates of Infiniti are quite inconsistent as they lose a lot of value early on but improve somewhat with time. Therefore, the value of Infiniti is quite more stable and easier to predict. The depreciation rate of Infiniti QX56 is forecasted to be around 16% in five years’ time period, which isn’t too bad. In other words, its cost will only decrease by $3,328 in 5 years.

Maintenance and Repair

The average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on an Infiniti QX56 is estimated and analyzed to be around $807, which is lesser than the average of $1,127 for full-size luxury SUVs.


How many seats are in the Infiniti QX56?    

The Infiniti QX56 is a car with 7 seats. The EPA Classification for this car is: Four Wheel Drive    

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What is the horsepower in an Infiniti QX56 and does it have a turbo?    

The Infiniti QX56 has 400 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque. The engine is a Gas V8 with a displacement of 5.6L/ The fuel system is: Direct Injection.    

How big is the trunk in the Infiniti QX56?  

86.2 Cubic Feet ( 2,441 m3 )    

How much ground clearance does the Infiniti QX56 have?    

9.2 inches ( 23,37 cm )    

What type of wheels does it have?    

Infiniti QX56 has 20 x 8.0 inch Aluminum Front Wheels and 20 x 8.0 inch Aluminum Rear Wheels.

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