2011 Infiniti QX56 Research & Reviews

Overview & Reviews

Average Score

4.66/5 Average
31 Total Reviews
This Year's Model Updates:

The Infiniti QX56 has been redesigned for 2011.

Pros:
  • Plentiful features, both standard and optional
  • Handles great for its size.
  • Powerful V8
Cons:
  • Moderate ride harshness
  • Polarizing exterior styling.
  • Cramped third-row seats

User Reviews:

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  • Best of the luxury Beasts - 2011 Infiniti QX56
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    Bought this SUV loaded for my wife 4 months ago. We use it for a family of 4. The technology has been great and the power & Luxury is what I wanted in a big SUV. We looked at the big Lexus(less power,room,higher price). The Benz GL(less room,higher price, new BodyS coming soon).The X5(horrible reliability-I own an 08 550 now-nothing but trouble).The Range Rover(higher price, lowest resale, terrible reliability). Escalade(poor fit and finish, resale value poor). We have received more complements on the interior of this vehicle from friends who own competitor SUV's than I can mention. We wanted the fit and finish of a Lexus and the driving characteristics of the German models. We got it.

  • Lap of Luxury - 2011 Infiniti QX56
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    Just purchased, but drove it home 200 miles and we absolutely love it. I have owned a lot of vehicles; everything from a porsche 911 turbo to a Ford F250. Everthing is based on personal perception, but I have read reviews from the pros that say the qx is massive, hard to park, and sucks gas...I dont agree in the least when you consider capability. We got 19.5 on the hwy doing 80 and loaded down. The qx is silent inside (test drove porsche & acura; both had a lot of road noise). The build quality,interior materials, etc. are fantastic and what you get for the $ is a bargain + you won't see yourself coming and going....the dealers aren't getting a lot of these...love, love, love it.

  • Nothing but Problems - 2011 Infiniti QX56
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    At 300 miles I had to put my car in the shop because of vibrations in the steering wheel, a loud roaring noise when you pushed the gas pedal (still unknown why and no fix) heated seats and the windshield wipers not working correctly. My car was in the shop 3-4 times for the same problem, kept saying it was fixed and it wasn't. Consumer Affairs is a mess. Now in the process of Lemon Law and returning the vehicle for a refund. I'm really upset because I love this vehicle. It is very nice and love to drive it (besides the problems). But it is not worth the hassle and the stress I have been going through. Apparently, a lot of complaints have been made about the steering and the roaring noise.

  • Wow. Simply awesome! - 2011 Infiniti QX56
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    Traded my Mercedes GL for this truck. I am SO pleased..The ride quality and interior is far superior. I don't have the extra hydraulic package, but it still rides phenomenal over bumps. Can't imagine what the extra feature would do. All I can say is WOW! LOVE it, and this was a really good choice.

  • My first full size SUV - 2011 Infiniti QX56
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    This is my first full size SUV and it is a great vehicle. It handles quite well, just like a full size car. The interior is amazing, probably the best in its class. The exterior is so good looking. The fuel economy is better than I first thought. It is about 18MPG. I really love this SUV. I feel like a king of the road while driving this vehicle.

  • Hard to Believe - 2011 Infiniti QX56
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    I've read the negative reviews and find them hard to believe, purchased my QX56 2011 in September 2010 and have driven 3,000 miles without any issues whatsoever. The quality and craftsmanship is incredible and the gas mileage has been incredible with over 21 MPG on the road and 15 to 16 in the city.

  • Big, Bold, and Beautiful - 2011 Infiniti QX56
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    I bought this SUV for my wife after looking at the Mercedes GL, Lexus 460, and Escalade. The interior was superior to all competitors, more luxurious, and more confortable. Add 400 HP, silky, ultra smooth ride, and front seats that rival any lazyboy recliner, and it is a clear winner. I swear that the acceleration feels faster than my Porsche Cayman, and feels rock solid like my Mercedes. The tech features are cool, and can keep you entertained. Now for the exterior styling, I applaud Infiniti for taking a bold, new statement that stands out amongst the "Camery-Diseased", boring, SUV boxes that litter the road. Dare to be different, an identity, an Individual.

  • Well kept secret - 2011 Infiniti QX56
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    I read all the reviews on how the looks were something you had to get by. The looks are what sets it apart. I like different not cookie cutter SUV's. The ride and quality are great. We put on a lot of miles and also haul a 22ft boat. Works great. The features are easy to use for the most part. The only one that is a pain is the control for the side mirrors. It low and to the drivers left out of sight. Once you know where they are and can do it by feel its ok but my wife has a terrible time with them. I also wish it came with remote start. At SUV's over 60K it should be standard. Other than that its the best large SUV on the market for any price.

  • Big and Bold - 2011 Infiniti QX56
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    Love the interior quality and features. Engine is strong and space is plentiful. Have a vibration in steering, flooring that the dealer has not fixed. It is not the tires/rims. Engine light came on at 1400 miles! Have only seen 12. 4 miles per gallon and that's keeping rpm under 2000!

  • Bad steering 2011 QX56 - 2011 Infiniti QX56
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    900 miles, 2 trips to service, very, very bad steering, cant seem to fix great interior, nice power vibrations horrible. Wife and I have each had a new vehicle each yr for 30 plus yrs, 5 other infiniti. This one is nice inside and tough to drive on highway because of loose steer, bad shakes, vibration in steering column and floors, very bad paint, has orange Peel all over unit, needs buyback. Service staff nice, infiniti rep Young and has no clue.

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