The Cadillac Escalade resides near the top of the class of full-size luxury SUVs, with a good ride, surprisingly nimble handling for its size and weight, and a very responsive powertrain, as well as standout styling and street cred.
The Lincoln Navigator has an especially roomy, well-designed interior, with distinctive materials; it also has solid ride quality and reasonably good handling, but it lags the others with an engine that isn't as powerful.
The Aspen is a half-size smaller, though it isn't nearly as maneuverable.
However, the Aspen is a relative bargain, with a price that's many thousands less than the rest of these vehicles.
Fuel economy is a low point for the 2008 Infiniti QX56, with ratings of 12 mpg city and 17 mpg highway for the AWD version--ranking it near the bottom of its class.
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|2008 INFINITI QX56Browse Used Listings||2009 Cadillac EscaladeBrowse Used Listings||2008 Chrysler AspenBrowse Used Listings||2008 Lexus LX 570Browse Used Listings||2008 Lincoln NavigatorBrowse Used Listings|
|12 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy||12 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy||12 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy||12 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V8||Gas V8||Gas V8||Gas V8||Gas V8|
|2WD Sport Utility||N/A||2WD Sport Utility Vehicle||4WD Sport Utility Vehicle||2WD Sport Utility Vehicle|
|RWD 4-Door||2WD 4-Door||RWD 4-Door Limited||4WD 4-Door||2WD 4-Door|
|Rear Wheel Drive||2WD||Rear Wheel Drive||4-Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|4 Door||4 Door||4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle||4 Door SUV||4 Door|
|Automatic w/OD||HD Automatic w/OD||Automatic||Automatic||Automatic w/OD|
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|2008 INFINITI QX56 vs. 2009 Cadillac Escalade||2008 INFINITI QX56 vs. 2008 Chrysler Aspen||2008 INFINITI QX56 vs. 2008 Lexus LX 570||2008 INFINITI QX56 vs. 2008 Lincoln Navigator|