Resource – 2023 INFINITI QX80 vs. the 2023 Cadillac Escalade Comparison

2023 INFINITI QX80 vs. 2023 Cadillac Escalade
2023 INFINITI QX80 2023 Cadillac Escalade
Ground Clearance
  9.2″ 8.0″
Fuel Tank Capacity
  26 gallons 24 gallons
Starting MSRP*
  $72,700 $79,795

2023 INFINITI QX80 vs 2023 Cadillac Escalade

Serving Maple Shade, NJ

Your lofty expectations for your next full-size SUV have you deciding between the 2023 INFINITI QX80 and the 2023 Cadillac Escalade. Two seemingly similar vehicles offering full-size and seating with up to eight adults (depending on the configuration in the second row). Despite this, the QX80 and the Escalade have substantial differences that you must explore carefully before buying.


A comparison between the QX80 and the Escalade begins with the exterior. The QX80 boasts 20 x 8.0-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with 275/60R20 all-season tires. That’s a reliable measure to ensure dependability and luxury in one package. Here are a few other exterior features that give the QX80 an edge.


  • INFINITI All-Mode 4WD® automatically adjusts QX80’s traction to adapt to unpredictable weather and rough roads
  • Intelligent Cruise Control
  • Forward Emergency Braking with pedestrian detection
  • Blind Spot Intervention®
  • Lane Departure Prevention
  • Auto-dimming, power folding, heated outside mirrors with integrated turn signals, courtesy lights, and reverse tilt-down feature                                
  • Rain-sensing, variable intermittent front windshield wipers
  • Sequential welcome lighting illuminated entry system, and ambient overhead light
  • Navigation with real-time traffic information, 3D building graphics, and seamless turn-by-turn directions.
  • Blind Spot Warning

Plenty of wonderful features to recognize you’re driving in safety, comfort, and luxury.

Style and Features

The interior style and features across the trims for the QX80 and Escalade vary significantly, with the QX80 offering superior fit and finish. The QX80 may come with quilted leather, a heated steering wheel, powered and heated seats, a tilting second row, dual memory functions linked to different fobs, entry-exit assist, a Bose sound system, wireless technology, multiple wireless headphones, a push-button ignition, illuminated one-touch windows and other equipment. The Escalade may be equipped with features like a wireless hotspot, all-weather mats and liners, Bluetooth technology, headphones for the sound system, power windows and door locks, a heads-up display in select trims, and more.


The 2023 INFINITI QX80 has a 5.6-liter V8 engine that generates up to 400 horsepower, 413 lb.-ft. of torque and 8,500 lbs. of towing capacity. Its 20 x 8.0-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and 275/60R20 all-season tires will provide the security of challenging the rugged terrains of the road ahead.


Before buying your new luxury full-size SUV, we invite you to visit our INFINITI dealership and take the QX80 on the road. You can explore the trims’ features and materials in person and admire the SUV’s performance abilities. Contact us today to set up an appointment.