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At a Glance: 2007 INFINITI QX56

The powerful INFINITI QX56 full-size sport utility vehicle, which was ranked top in its class in the J.D. Power and Associates 2006 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study, has been enhanced for the 2007 model year with increased horsepower and torque from its standard DOHC 5.6-litre V8 engine. Power has increased 5 horsepower (from 315 to 320) and torque increased by 3 lb-ft (from 390 to 393). A new colour, Midnight Blue, is also new for 2007.

Unchanged is the QX56’s interior roominess with seating for up to eight and maximum utility with generous cargo, excellent towing capacity and rugged off-road capability. The vehicle’s extensive list of standard technology and convenience features remains one of the best in the premium SUV arena.

Highlights of the 2007 INFINITI QX56 include:


  • Sophisticated body design with chrome “waterfall” style grille, elegant chrome 7-spoke wheels and body side cladding (integrated towing hardware standard)
  • High Intensity Discharge (HID) xenon headlights, LED tail and brake lights, integrated halogen fog lamps (in front fascia)
  • Long wheelbase (3130 mm) and a highly manageable overall length (5255 mm)
  • Standard power folding outside mirrors with heat, electrochromic auto-dimming, power adjust and integrated turn signal
  • Standard roof rack and running boards
  • Power-operated flip-out rear quarter windows
  • Standard power-operated rear liftgate with opening rear glass
  • Skid plates for oil pan, transfer case and fuel tank (on 4WD models)
  • Rear Proximity Sensor (reverse sonar)
  • New colour – Midnight Blue

Engine and Driveline

  • Enhanced 5.6-litre DOHC V8 producing 320 horsepower at 4,900 RPM and 393 lb-ft of torque at 3,600 RPM
  • Aluminum block with cast iron cylinder liners, forged steel crankshaft, molybdenum-coated pistons, 6-bolt main bearing caps, single-stage timing chain
  • Standard 5-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission with tow/haul modes, gated floor shifter for enhanced shift control when towing
  • Fully boxed, high-strength steel F-Alpha frame
  • INFINITI All-Mode 4WD system with RWD/4HI/4LO modes, electronically controlled part-time transfer case  
  • Standard Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) with Brake Activated Limited-Slip Traction Control (includes deactivation switch)
  • 9,000-pound maximum towing capacity on RWD (8,900 pounds on 4WD)
  • Standard Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) with warning display

Suspension, Steering and Braking

  • Double-wishbone front suspension with stabilizer bar
  • Independent double-wishbone rear suspension with stabilizer bar
  • Engine-speed-sensitive power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering
  • 7-spoke 18x8J chromed aluminum-alloy wheels and 265/70R18 SUV tires
  • 4-wheel disc brakes with Bosch Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA) with preview braking.

Interior Features

  • Standard fold-flat 2nd row captain’s chairs with integrated armrest, 60/40 split 3rd row bench, available fold-flat 2nd row bench seat
  • Front and 2nd row heated seats
  • Standard Sojourner® leather-appointed seating surfaces, thick Tuscano carpeting
  • Leather, Wood and aluminum steering wheel trim, aluminum instrument panel finisher, Dark Macore or Blonde Apaya real wood trim
  • Fine Vision instrument illumination and signature INFINITI analog clock
  • Dual-zone electronically controlled climate control
  • Rear air conditioning with dual controls (front and rear), rear heater duct
  • 10-way power adjustable drivers seat, 8-way power front passenger seat
  • Standard DVD-based INFINITI Navigation System with 7.0-inch LCD screen
  • Standard Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System
  • Full-Length overhead console with lights for each passenger
  • Fold-down front passenger seat featuring cup holders and recessed "work area"
  • Standard DVD Mobile Entertainment System with wireless headphones and remote-control
  • Standard RearView Monitor
  • Standard Bose® audio system: 10 speakers, AM/FM/6-CD/mp3 capability and steering wheel audio controls
  • HomeLink® Universal Transceiver
  • Standard Intelligent Cruise Control

Safety and Security

  • Standard supplemental curtain air bags for side impact and rollover protection for all three rows
  • Standard side-impact supplemental air bags (front seat mounted)
  • Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with dual-stage front supplemental air bags with seat belt sensors and a front passenger occupant classification sensor
  • Zone Body construction with front and rear crushable zones
  • 3-point front seat belts with dual pretensioners and load limiters
  • 3-point seat belts for all rear seat occupants, including centre position
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) child seat anchor system
  • Front seat Active Head Restraints

Models and Manufacturing

  • Available in two fully equipped models with a four-wheel drive configuration in either 7 or 8 passenger vehicle.
  • Assembled by Nissan North America Manufacturing Canton, Mississippi Plant
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2007 INFINITI QX56 Technical Specifications

Type ZH-2 (VK56DE)
Orientation Longitudinally-mounted
Cylinders / configuration V8
Block / head composition Aluminum / aluminum
Displacement 5.6 litres
Horsepower 320 @ 5,200 rpm
Torque 393 ft-lbs @ 3,400 rpm
Bore x stroke (mm) 98 x 92
Compression ratio (:1) 9.8
Induction system Naturally aspirated
Valvetrain DOHC 32-valve; silent-chain, single-stage
Recommended fuel Premium unleaded
Type Electronic ignition system
Starter rating 12 volt
Alternator 110 amps
Battery                710 cold-cranking amps (CCA)
Trailer towing Seven-pin trailer harness plug with connector
Drive configuration All-Mode AWD
Transmission type Automatic; five-speed with overdrive and oil cooler


Gear Ratio (:1) 5-speed automatic
1st 3.827
2nd 2.368
3rd 1.520
4th 1.000
5th 0.834
Reverse 2.613
Final drive ratio (:1) 3.357


Front:  Vented disc 320mm (diameter) x 26mm (thickness)
Rear:  Vented disc 320mm x 14mm
Four-wheel disc brakes
Four-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)

Brake Assist (BA) with Preview Braking

Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)


Suspension and steering
Rear suspension Double wishbone independent w/stabilizer bar
Auto leveling rear suspension  
Steering type Rack-and-pinion, power assisted, engine speed-sensitive
Steering ratio (:1) 19.5
Turns (lock-to-lock) 3.6
Turning diameter (curb-to-curb) 12.5 metres (41 ft)


Body type Body-on-frame (F-Alpha)
Primary materials Corrosion-resistant and high-strength steel
Skid plates Transfer case, oil pan, fuel tank


Wheels and tires
Wheels 18"x8.0"J chromium aluminum-alloy (7 spoke)
Tires P265/70R18 BSW Conti-Trac SUV tires
Conventional spare tire/matching wheel
Tire Pressure Monitor System w/ warning lamp in Navi display


Exterior dimensions(millimetres/inches)
Wheelbase 3130/123.2
Overall length 5255/206.9
Overall width 2001/78.8
Overall height w/ roof rack 1998/78.6
Front track width 1715/67.5
Rear track width 1715/67.5
Angle of approach (degrees)      29.4 (with aero spoiler)
Angle of departure (degrees)         22.5 (with tow hitch)
Ground clearance 269/10.6 (with front cover)


Interior dimensions(millimetres/inches)
First row  
    Headroom 1009/39.7
    Shoulder room 1654/65.1
    Hip room 1557/61.3
    Leg room 1062/41.8
Second row  
    Headroom 1016/40.0
    Shoulder room 1638/64.5
    Hip room 1527/60.1
    Leg room 1064/41.9
First row  
    Headroom 912/35.9
    Shoulder room 1618/63.7
    Hip room 1240/48.8
    Leg room 818/32.2


Curb weight (kilograms/pounds)


Weight distribution 51/49
GVWR (kgs/lbs.) 3,251/7,167


Interior volume (litres/cu. ft.) 5,335/188.4
Cargo volume (litres/cu. ft.)  
    Behind Third Row 566 (20.0)
    Behind Second Row 1604 (56.7)
    Behind First Row 2750 (97.1)
Fuel tank L/(Imp. gals.) 105 (23.1)
Towing Capacity (kgs/lbs.) 3,992/8,800
Tongue (kgs/lbs) 400/880


2005 dot mileage estimates (L/100km/mpg)
City 18(16)
Highway 12(23)
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