INFINITI QX80 vs. Cadillac Escalade


Cadillac Escalade

At a Glance: QX80 vs. Escalade

If you’re in the market for a 3-row SUV around Danvers, MA, you’ll surely be looking for an option with tons of space and unparalleled power. If you have your eye on a luxury SUV, the interior amenities might also be top of mind.

Two luxury-level SUVs that will check all your boxes are the 2022 INFINITI QX80 and the Cadillac Escalade. The question is: Is one better than the other? Which is the right fit for you? Our team at Kelly INFINITI is here to find out!


EPA-estimated MPG

14 cty/28 hwy1 | 14 cty/19 hwy

QX80 vs Escalade



8 | 7

QX80 vs Escalade



8,500 lbs | 8,200 lbs

QX80 vs Escalade

Which is the Right Vehicle for You?



These SUVs both come with three rows of seating, so it’s no surprise that they can easily accommodate your friends and family. Go ahead, invite the whole team! When equipped with the available Split Bench Seat Package, the INFINITI QX80 boasts seating for up to eight. The Cadillac Escalade is maxed out at seven seats.


Sizing Up the Interior

These luxury SUVs are all about comfort. They come packed with premium amenities that’ll elevate every drive around town. You could enjoy the following options in both models:

  • Leather-appointed seating
  • Power-adjustable driver’s seat
  • Heated front seats
  • Tri-Zone Automatic Temperature Control System
  • Heated steering wheel

When the sun is shining and a warm breeze is blowing, you’ll want to get a little closer to it all. You can do exactly that with the power moonroof available with either model. They also give you a great view of the constellations at night.



As sizable SUVs, both of these models pack a powerful punch under the hood. In fact, with both the 2022 QX80 and Escalade, you’ll get potent V8 engines. It gives you over 400 horsepower and more than 400 lb-ft of torque to work with in both models.


Power that Matches Their Size

All that muscle at your disposal means that fuel economy is equally important. This is where the INFINITI QX80 pulls away from the competition. It boasts an EPA-estimated 14 city/20 highway MPG.1 The Cadillac Escalade only manages an EPA-estimated 14 city/19 highway MPG.

The QX80 also has an advantage in the towing department. It comes ready to tow up to 8,500 pounds. The Escalade, on the other hand, can only haul a load of up to 8,200 pounds. Bring your boat or travel trailer along with ease in the QX80.



Aside from proving versatile with their dimensions and powertrain capabilities, these two vehicles will also prove premium with their interior technology.


Advanced Technology

For instance, both the INFINITI QX80 and Cadillac Escalade offer impressive multimedia systems, which include:

  • Apple CarPlay®
  • Android Auto™
  • SiriusXM® Radio
  • Navigation

One added amenity you will only get in the QX80 is INFINITI Voice Recognition, making it easier and safer to interact with your multimedia features without having to take your eyes off the road.

Is the INFINITI QX80 or Cadillac Escalade the Better Fit?

Impressed with these two SUVs? It’s no wonder why! They’re both great options for your rides through Danvers, MA, but if you’re looking for the more efficient SUV with a better towing capacity and advanced infotainment, the 2022 INFINITI QX80 is for you.

Schedule a test drive at Kelly INFINITI or reach out with any questions you may have.

All of the tools you need to move forward with experiencing a new 2022 QX80 for yourself are conveniently available right here online.

[1] EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.

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