Compare 2008 INFINITI QX56 vs 2008 Chrysler Aspen

2008 INFINITI QX56
2008 Chrysler Aspen
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RWD 4-Door
RWD 4-Door Limited
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,180
$30,080
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,450
$32,905
Monthly Payment Estimate
$874 / month
$548 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Infiniti QX56 misses the mark for a lot of practical reasons, but it can tow a Chris Craft in high style. There are few compelling reasons to choose the 2008 Chrysler Aspen over slightly larger, roomier competitors like a well-equipped Ford Expedition or GMC Yukon.
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Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
61.3 58.8
Third Shoulder Room (in)
63.7 58.9
Second Leg Room (in)
41.9 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 40.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
188.4 155.1
Second Hip Room (in)
60.1 57.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.1 59.6
Third Leg Room (in)
32.2 34.5
Second Head Room (in)
40.0 39.2
Passenger Capacity
7 8
Third Hip Room (in)
48.8 48.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.5 59.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 41.4
Third Head Room (in)
35.9 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
77.0 73.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 33.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.5 64.5
Wheelbase (in)
123.2 119.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.5 76.0
Track Width, Front (in)
67.5 64.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.3 6.9
Length, Overall (in)
206.9 202.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- TBD - 20.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
NA 48.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - 68.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
61.2 102.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.60 x 1.02 13.2 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.60 x 0.55 13.8 x 0.87
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
28.0 27
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.6 3.41
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
20 18.86
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.8 37.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P275/60R20 P265/60R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TP5
Front Tire Size
P275/60R20 P265/60R18
Spare Tire Size
P275/60R20 P235/65R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA TP5
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TBB
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
900 895
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
9000 8950
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5597 4866
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 160
Engine
Displacement
5.6L/339 4.7L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
320 @ 5200 - TBD -
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
NA - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
393 @ 3400 - TBD -
Engine Order Code
NA EVE
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 14
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.00
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.67
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.61 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 1.67
Trans Order Code
NA DGQ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.55
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.75
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Infiniti QX56 Chrysler Aspen
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Live axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA

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