If you’re in the market for a luxury SUV, the INFINITI QX60 and the Audi Q7 may be contenders on your list. With their stellar reputations and refined exteriors, they’re desired by many Colorado Springs, Cimarron Hills, Fort Carson, and Canon City, CO drivers. Only one vehicle can be chosen, though, so the team at Red Noland INFINITI has provided a comparison to aid your decision-making process.
You need space, and the INFINITI QX60 and the Audi Q7 come with it in spades. Both SUVs are large vessels, which means you’ll have room for your necessary cargo and your go-to crew. However, the QX60 offers more space and more versatility; so, you can expand your adventures to all sorts of activities.
While both cabins feature fine materials and amenities galore, some differences appear, especially when it comes to size. The INFINITI QX60 provides 14.5 cubic feet of cargo space to store luggage or shopping bags, while the Audi Q7 only offers 14.2 cubic feet of cargo space.
If you want more room, the INFINITI QX60 expands to 75.4 cubic feet of cargo space at its maximum! The Audi Q7 extends to 69.6 cubic feet of cargo space when you fold down the back two rows, which is substantial but falls short when compared to the QX60.
When you examine the interior dimensions, you’ll notice how their sizes differ, as noted in the chart below.
INFINITI QX60 Front/Third Rows
Audi Q7 Front/Third Rows
Despite their size differences, you’ll feel comfortable in either SUV no matter what the temperature thanks to their standard heated leather front seats and Tri-Zone Automatic Temperature Control systems.
As luxury SUVs, the INFINITI QX60 and the Audi Q7 keep you in the lap of luxury. One way they do this is by adorning their dashboards with extended touchscreens, easy-to-use smartphone integration, and live-concert-like sound systems. Thanks to bountiful technology in either SUV, you’ll always stay connected while on the road.
Both models provide modern and accommodating technologies in their cabins. In fact, you’ll find a few standard or available similarities in either model, such as:
If you’re looking for an enhanced visual experience, the INFINITI QX60 includes its INFINITI InTouch™ 12.3-inch interactive display! On the other hand, you’ll find a 10.1-inch interactive display on the Audi. The larger display on the QX60 means you can easily view on-screen information without straining your eyes.
If one thing is certain, it’s that the INFINITI QX60 and the Audi Q7 are natural performers. These large vessels equip robust powertrains that enhance your daily drives with quick acceleration and smooth handling. However, with more pulling power and better fuel efficiency in the INFINITI, you can easily achieve the performance you crave.
Topping the performance charts, the INFINITI QX60 provides a 3.5L V6 engine that generates 295 horsepower. The Audi has a TFSI® 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that generates 261 horsepower.
The INFINITI QX60 uses a 9-speed automatic transmission, and you can choose either front-wheel drive or Intelligent All-Wheel Drive (AWD). An 8-speed Tiptronic® automatic transmission accompanies the Audi engine with standard quattro® AWD.
Do you think power and fuel efficiency are mutually exclusive? If so, think again. The INFINITI QX60 achieves an EPA-estimated 21 city/26 highway MPG, while the Audi Q7 achieves an EPA-estimated 19 city/25 highway MPG.* The gas mileage in the INFINITI QX60 is superior, whether navigating city streets or cruising on the highway.
Next question: How much would you like to tow? If you plan to tow a trailer, a boat, or anything else substantial, the INFINITI QX60 carries a maximum towing capacity of 6,000 pounds when properly equipped. Audi drivers can expect to tow up to 4,400 pounds when the Q7 is properly equipped with the 2.0L engine in place.
Have you chosen a frontrunner yet between the INFINITI QX60 and the Audi Q7? Both models possess great qualities and coveted features for Colorado Springs, Cimarron Hills, Fort Carson, and Canon City, CO drivers. To help you decide, it’s time to perform the ultimate research when you schedule a test drive at Red Noland INFINITI.
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*EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions—use for comparison only.