There's been some turnover in the full-size, luxury-SUV category since the Infiniti QX56 was new in the 2011 model year.
The Cadillac Escalade and Lincoln Navigator are nearing the end of their life cycles; both are the kings of bling, and tip their hats to huge towing capacity, with the Escalade getting the nod for its plethora of body styles and available Hybrid model.
The Benz GL is brand-new this year, improved in almost every way, from infotainment features to its new power-folding second-row seat; its diesel edition is our favorite among the full-size luxo-utes.
Finally, the Range Rover is heading toward retirement: a brand-new vehicle, spun from the Jaguar XJ architecture, is due for a world debut in the fall of 2012, with a curb weight up to 500 pounds less than today's vehicle.
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|2013 INFINITI QX56Browse Used Listings||2013 Cadillac EscaladeBrowse Used Listings||2013 Land Rover Range RoverBrowse Used Listings||2013 Lincoln NavigatorBrowse Used Listings||2013 Mercedes-Benz GL ClassBrowse Used Listings|
|14 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V8||Gas/Ethanol V8||Gas V8||Gas/Ethanol V8||Turbocharged Diesel V6|
|N/A||N/A||Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD||N/A||4WD Sport Utility Vehicle|
|2WD 4-Door *Ltd Avail*||2WD 4-Door Base||4WD 4-Door||2WD 4-Door||4MATIC 4-Door GL 350 BlueTEC|
|Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Four Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive|
|Sport Utility||Sport Utility Vehicle||Sport Utility Vehicle||Sport Utility Vehicle||Sport Utility|
|Automatic||Automatic w/Manual Shift||Automatic w/Manual Shift||Automatic||Automatic w/Manual Shift|
|Detailed Spec Comparison|
|2013 INFINITI QX56 vs. 2013 Cadillac Escalade||2013 INFINITI QX56 vs. 2013 Land Rover Range Rover||2013 INFINITI QX56 vs. 2013 Lincoln Navigator||2013 INFINITI QX56 vs. 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class|