The 2022 Infiniti QX55 just dropped cover as the Japanese automaker’s latest luxury crossover offering. When it goes on sale next year, the new QX55 will rival the Cadillac XT5.
Outside, the new 2022 Infiniti QX55 takes after the Infiniti FX in terms of styling, and comes with a sporty coupe-like roofline and profile. The nose features a double-arch mesh grille, while up top, there are slimline roof rails and a subtle rear roof spoiler.
LED headlamps and tail lamps are standard, and there are glossy black surrounds for the fog lights. The new crossover also comes with standard 20-inch wheels across the range, and is offered with eight different paint options.
Three trim levels are expected, including Luxe, Essential ProAssist, and Sensory. On the tech front, the 2022 Infiniti QX55 offers wireless Apple CarPlay and wired Android Auto, as well as an optional Head-Up Display.
The new QX55 also offers the brand’s ProPilot Assist tech suite, which adds convenience features like Intelligent Cruise Control with Full-Speed Range and Hold with Steering Assist. Running it all are dual touchscreens for the infotainment and vehicle controls. A standard tinted glass moonroof is up top, while the driver and front-seated passenger will both enjoy the standard heated front seats. Three interior color combos will be offered.
In terms of practicality, the 2022 Infiniti QX55 comes with a sliding second-row bench that moves nearly six inches forward or backward. Cargo room is rated at 26.9 cubic feet behind the second row, and there’s upwards of 38.7 inches of rear-seat legroom.
Providing the motivation is Infiniti’s Variable Compression Turbo powertrain, with a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine producing 268 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. Intelligent All-Wheel Drive is standard for the U.S. and Canada across all trim levels.
The new 2022 Infiniti QX55 will go on sale in the U.S. and Canada in the Spring of 2021, and is slated to arrive in other markets sometime afterwards, including Russia, the Middle East, and certain Asian markets. Pricing details are expected closer to launch.