Comparison - BMW X6 M 2017 - vs - Infiniti QX80 Limited 2017

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Model: 
Average Price: 
112,499
Updated: 
29 Nov 2016
90,445
Updated: 
30 Nov 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2017
2017
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.40gals
26.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Alpine White
#FFFFFF
Azurite Black Metallic
#000D31
Black Sapphire Metallic
#000000
Carbon Black Metallic
#171C24
Mineral White Metallic
#EAEAEA
Melbourne Red Metallic
#920F0D
Long Beach Blue Metallic
#3F93B5
Donington Grey Metallic
#9E9D99
Silverstone Metallic
#A7B1BA
Color: 
Black Obsidian
#151515
Dakar Bronze
#815F3E
Hermosa Blue
#002683
Imperial Black
#443249
Majestic White
#F9F9F9
Mocha Almond
#573328
Graphite Shadow
#626262
Smoky Quartz
#A5907B

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2017 BMW X6 M is about two things: style and performance. It has an abundance of both, but don't expect to get practicality, too.
The 2017 BMW X6 M returns with an updated iDrive system that includes touchscreen functionality. The Executive option package also now includes a Wi-Fi hot spot and wireless charging for compatible cellphones.

Pros
Stellar acceleration from turbocharged V8
Exceptional handling and stability for a heavy SUV
Strong braking performance
Wonderfully contoured seats hold you in place during hard cornering.

Cons
Firm ride even with suspension in its softest setting
Small cargo area
Poor rearward visibility
Limited rear headroom
Sloping rear roofline makes for challenging entry and exit.

By: 
edmunds.com

Who could have imagined marrying the tall ride height and all-wheel-drive ability of an SUV with the fastback styling of a sleek coupe would produce a desirable vehicle, but that’s exactly what BMW has done with the 2017 X6 SUV. Once an army of one, the X6 has been cloned by such notables as the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe. Frankly we’re somewhat puzzled by the X6’s appeal. It isn’t a very off-road-capable vehicle and comes up short in areas designated for cargo and passengers. The 2017 BMW X6’s size precludes it from being as sporty as an Infiniti QX30 or Lexus NF, and yet despite these many drawbacks, the X6 is remarkably fun to drive and seems to have gained a loyal following.

Pros
If you’re looking for a luxury SUV with unique looks, good handling and a lengthy options list, the 2017 BMW X6 SUV might appeal to you. It doesn’t come cheap, but then again what BMW does?

Cons
If you need any part of the “utility” in Sport-Utility Vehicle, the 2017 BMW X6’s tiny cargo area, sharply slanted rear hatch and small rear seat probably won’t impress you. An X5 gives you similar performance as the X6 within a far more usable package.

By: 
kbb.com

The biggest demerit to the X6 M comes in its ride quality, which ranges from firm to unacceptably, jarringly firm, depending on how its air suspension is adjusted. On roads that are less than perfect, the head toss gets to be enough that wearing a helmet as protection against the suede headliner seems like a not-terrible idea. And then you’d be ready for the track, which is where the X6 M best acquits itself. Not that we imagine actually spotting any at track days.
With a $103,050 base price, the X6 M’s window sticker is as extravagant as its test sheet. Save the snarky jokes about this being a “German Aztek”—they weren’t all that funny when the first X6 showed up nearly a decade ago. And today, when the automotive world has gone all-in on both horsepower and crossovers, what can we expect but things like the X6 M? This sort of automotive indulgence has never made much sense, but that’s exactly the point.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2017 Infiniti QX80 ranks 4 out of 8 Luxury Large SUVs. Despite a few weaknesses, the 2017 Infiniti QX80's strong performance, low base price, and elegant, well-equipped interior should meet your needs. However, it has the same disadvantage as most large SUVs: a cramped third row. Many of its rivals also use less fuel.

Pros
Large cargo area
Easy-to-use infotainment system
High-quality interior
Exciting acceleration

Cons
Cramped third row
Poor fuel economy

By: 
usnews.com

The 2017 Infiniti QX80's handling and fuel economy suffer for its size and weight, but it combines power, seating for eight, and towing capability in a luxurious package.
The Infiniti QX80 is full-size traditional body-on-frame SUV that competes at the high end of the market. Formerly known as the QX56, the QX80's mechanicals might no longer be in vogue. All three models—QX80, QX80 AWD, and QX80 Limited—offer seating for up to eight and big V-8 power. A top rival for the Cadillac Escalade, the QX80 is the best Infiniti SUV to date and is superior to at least a few of its competitors.

Pros
An upscale cabin
Tough off-roading ability
A genuine SUV
Strong powertrain performance

Cons
Finger-light steering
Very thirsty
Oversize front end a turnoff to some
Gaudy fender vents

By: 
thecarconnection.com

For some shoppers, a minivan just doesn't have the right capabilities. Even large, crossover-based SUVs won't do the trick. That's where hulking three-row, luxury vehicles such as the 2017 Infiniti QX80 come into play. With real towing power, high-quality interior appointments and a big-SUV attitude, the QX80 can shuttle your whole crew, and it can do it with style.Trailer sway control is now standard across the lineup. In-car Wi-Fi is now part of the optional Theater Package.

Pros
Well-trimmed cabin that looks and feels truly luxurious
Powerful V8 delivers strong acceleration and a high tow rating
Tightly controlled handling that makes it feel smaller from behind the wheel

Cons
Third-row seat is a tight fit for adults
Ride quality gets choppy with optional 22-inch wheels

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
14.00mpg
13.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
19.00mpg
19.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
32
Cylinders: 
8
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
4.40L
5.60L
Torque: 
553ft-lbs
at 2 200rpm
413ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
567hp
at 6 000rpm
400hp
at 5 800rpm
Turning Circle: 
42.00Feet
41.60Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Destination Download*
Concierge Service*
Hands-Free Calling*
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Roadside Assistance*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Destination Download*
Manual rear seat easy entry

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
193.80in
208.90in
Width: 
78.30in
79.90in
Height: 
66.50in
75.80in
Ground Clearance: 
8.10in
9.20in
Front Track: 
65.90in
68.00in
Rear Track: 
65.80in
68.00in
Wheel Base: 
115.50in
121.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.30
39.90
Front Hip Room: 
61.10in
59.20in
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
39.60in
Front Shoulder Room: 
60.50in
63.80in
Rear Head Room: 
37.40
40.00
Rear Hip Room: 
59.60in
58.40in
Rear leg room: 
35.60in
41.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.90in
63.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
59.70cu.ft
95.10cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
6505lbs
8500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
26.60cu.ft
16.60cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
22.00degrees
20.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.50degrees
22.30degrees
Curb Weight: 
5185.00lbs
5888.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Reverse tilt passenger mirror provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 one-touch power windows
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
14 -way power passenger seat
14 -way power driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
Multi-level heating driver seat
8 -way power driver seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
6 -way power passenger seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding rear seatback
Power folding bench third row seats
Fixed center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Multi-Level Heating
Reclining Rear Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Extended cabin heating/cooling
Leather steering wheel
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Sun sensor
Four zone climate control
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Heated steering wheel

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
2 subwoofer(s)
12 Months of provided satellite radio service
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
600 watts stereo output
Harman/kardon premium brand speakers
16 total speakers
Adjustable speed sensitive volume control
USB connection
Radio data system
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
2 subwoofer(s)
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Speed sensitive volume control
Bose premium brand stereo system
Bose premium brand speakers
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
15 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Remote sunroof operation
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Power glass sunroof
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 x 11.5
20 x 8.0
Wheels more: 
Temporary spare tire
Performance tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
Fullsize matching spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
325.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
35
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Night Vision w/Pedestrian Detection
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Emergency Service*
Brake drying
Self-leveling headlights
Emergency braking preparation
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Cornering lights
Remote anti-theft alarm system
High pressure washers headlamps
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Turn signal mirrors
Post-collision safety system
Adaptive headlights
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Parking Assistant
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Vehicle Alarm notification*
Emergency Service*
Post-collision safety system
Rear height adjustable headrests
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
LED headlamp
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Self-Leveling Headlights

Options

Packages: 
Driver Assistance Plus
Executive Package
Deluxe Technology Package
Cargo Net & First Aid Kit
Theater Package
Tire & Wheel Package
Split Bench Seat Package
Driver's Assistance Package
All Season Package
Exterior Options: 
Satin Aluminum Line Exterior Trim
20" M Double-Spoke Light Alloy Wheels w/Performance Tires (Non-Runflat)
Roof Rail Crossbars
Moonroof Wind Deflector
Pearl Paint
Illuminated Kick Plates
Interior Options: 
Enhanced USB and Bluetooth Plus Smartphone Integration
Bang & Olufsen Sound System
Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional
Infiniti WiFi

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Amaro Brown Extended Merino, premium leather
#77573E
Aragon Brown Full Merino, premium leather
#A57860
Black Extended Merino, premium leather
#161616
Black Full Merino, premium leather
#191919
Silverstone Extended Merino, premium leather
#A1A5A7
Nutmeg Extended Merino, premium leather
#958E85
Mugello Red Full Merino, premium leather
#BC6A67
Criollo Brown Extended Merino, premium leather
#735956
Sonoma Beige Full Merino, premium leather
#A8A091
Sonoma Beige Extended Merino, premium leather
#B2AA9B
Smoke White Extended Merino, premium leather
#C3BEB4
Silverstone Full Merino, premium leather
#B3B7B9
Taupe Extended Merino, premium leather
#A09790
Color: 
Truffle Brown, premium leather
#72645E