TheQX56 sport-utility vehicle is a more luxurious and ornately styled version of the big . Through the 2010 model year, it's been built at Nissan's Canton, Mississippi, factory where the company also builds the Armada and the Nissan Titan full-size pickup truck.
The QX56 was revamped for the 2008 model year, with a new audio and navigation system, fresh front and rear styling, and a power folding third-row seat. A new interior gave it a much richer look and feel as well.
For 2010, the QX56 returns with rear- or all-wheel drive models--oriented for on-road driving--both powered by a 5.6-liter V-8 with 320 horsepower and 393 pound-feet of torque, teamed to a five-speed automatic transmission. It can tow up to 9,000 pounds.
You can read our review of the most current QX56. Be aware, though, that for the 2011 model year, the QX56 is completely new. Looking ahead, the 2011 Infiniti QX56 will share a platform with the global-market Nissan Patrol, and will be built in Japan.