9 Years agoNews
|Arrival: 2011 Infiniti QX56 4WD|
|Does the world need a better Cadillac Escalade? That's the question we'll ask ourselves for the next 12 months as we run around the country in our newest long-termer, the 2011 Infiniti QX56. While the latest and largest from Infiniti didn't win our SUV of the Year calipers, it did well enough in the competition for us to hound Infiniti into giving us one for a year. In other words, we like it.|
But do we need it? Turn the dial back about 18 months to the days of $5/gallon gas here in Southern California, and the idea of a vehicle with an observed fuel economy of 12.2 mpg would have been obscene. But now, in 2011, with gas prices lower and stabilized, such figures register as only borderline...