The 2022 INFINITI QX80 and the 2022 Lincoln Navigator are two exemplary members of the Luxury SUV class that new vehicle shoppers should take a look at. The luxury SUV class is chock full of amenities, custom features, and accommodations that many consumers are itching to get their hands on. The exterior styling of these vehicles exudes prestige and class, and the interiors are dressed in fine materials.
The 2022 QX80 offers buyers a ritzy interior, a brawny engine, cloud-like suspension, and a brand-new infotainment system with a wealth of standard features. The 2022 Navigator also has a posh interior and a robust infotainment system. But which of these high-class vehicles is the right one for you? Read on to learn more about what these SUVs have to offer.
The QX80’s beautiful interior features quilted leather upholstery that is specially treated to make it easy to clean. The noise-insulated glass on the windows helps to block out wind and road noise creating a ride that is as peaceful as a stroll through the park. The heated front-row seats have optional ventilation for cooling. The second-row seats can be configured as captain’s chairs with optional heating or a bench row to extend the occupancy to eight people.
The Lincoln Navigator seats seven to eight occupants and is also appointed with leather seating. It has optional heated and ventilated first and second-row seats. Both vehicles have more than enough cargo space.
The 2022 QX80 has a redesigned center stack for the 2022 model year. It features a more intuitive 12.3-inch INFINITI InTouch display with wireless Apple CarPlay ® and Android Auto. All trims include navigation, a Bose ® Premium Sound system, and Intelligent Cruise Control. The QX80 also has a wireless smartphone charger and an available dual-screened entertainment system for the second-row seats.
The 2022 Lincoln Navigator carries over its 2021 infotainment system with SYNC®4 which allows connectivity through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It also includes standard navigation and Amazon Alexa.
The 2022 QX80 is powered by a 400-horsepower 5.6-liter V8 that generates 413 pound-feet of torque. The engine is paired with a seven-speed automatic transmission that shifts smoothly. The Qx80 has a cloudlike suspension system that provides a smooth and pleasant riding experience.
The 2022 Lincoln Navigator has a 450-horsepower turbocharged V6 engine paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission. The Navigator has great acceleration but the ride can be a little rough, especially with larger wheel sizes.