2021 INFINITI QX80 vs 2021 GMC Yukon Denali

2021 INFINITI QX80 Comparison

2021 INFINITI QX80 vs. 2021 GMC Yukon Denali

A titan of the SUV market, the 2021 INFINITI QX80 delivers phenomenal performance with the extra touch of sophistication that is synonymous with the luxury brand. A powerful engine fuels the heart-pounding thrills that drivers will experience when behind the wheel of the QX80, all while surrounded by an interior designed with premium enjoyment in mind. An extensive suite of comfort and entertainment features further enhance the overall cruising appreciation of the QX80, making it the ultimate family SUV. The luxurious nature of the QX80 is also what sets it apart from its competitors, like the 2021 GMC Yukon Denali. 


Packing a 5.6L V8 engine under the hood on every model, the 2021 QX80 has consistent and excellent power ready when you need it. With 400 horsepower and the automatic seven-speed transmission that has Adaptive Shift Control, harnessing all the performance the luxury SUV has is both enjoyable and manageable. Meanwhile, the 2021 GMC Yukon Denali is equipped with a 6.2L V8 engine that generates 420 horsepower. The engine is paired with the GMC 10-speed automatic transmission standard. For drivers who want to use their SUV to tow a trailer or boat for vacation, the INFINITI QX80 has the edge. The 2021 QX80 can tow up to 8,500 lbs. with trailering equipment, while the 2021 Denali can tow up to 8,000. Both vehicles share similar fuel economy estimates, with the QX80 being better on the highway.  

Interior Features

Being a luxury SUV, passengers of the 2021 INFINITI QX80 can expect the pinnacle of high-class comfort and entertainment. The front seating on the QX80 is upholstered in elegant leather and has heated functionality at the base trim level. The driver can adjust their seat 10-ways with two-way power lumbar adjustment, while the front passenger can adjust their seat eight-ways with similar two-way power lumbar support. A heated steering wheel also comes standard on every model of the 2021 QX80. Featuring tri-zone automatic climate control that has an additional microfilter, the interior of the QX80 will always be ideal for even the longest adventures. The 2021 Yukon Denali also comes with tri-zone automatic climate control but does not feature the microfilter technology that the QX80 has.  

The integrated infotainment system for the 2021 INFINITI QX80 comes with a whole array of popular entertainment applications to use. Ranging from a three-month complimentary trial to SiriusXM® radio to both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration for applicable devices, there is no shortage of media options available to the driver and passengers. The infotainment system found on the 2021 GMC Denali also comes with these applications. Both vehicles come with standard navigation for improved functionality.   

Safety Features

Both SUVs offer a wide array of standard safety technology and features that make operating them a very safe and reliable experience. For the 2021 QX80, Vehicle Dynamic Control with added Traction Control helps keep the SUV under the driver’s control in many stressful driving situations. The luxury SUV is also equipped with driver-assistance technology including Lane Departure Prevention, Predictive Forward Collision Warning, and Blind Spot Intervention®. The 2021 Yukon Denali features the StabiliTrak® system for keeping the SUV handling optimally in challenging conditions.  In terms of driver-assistance technology, the Yukon Denali has systems including Lane Keep Assist, Lane Departure Warning, and Forward Collision Assist.  

Get to Know the 2021 INFINITI QX80

The 2021 INFINITI QX80 is the preferred SUV choice for Denver Metro drivers who are looking to add that upscale sense of luxury to their daily drive. The SUV is also ideal for those looking to use their SUV for towing, as it can be more effective at doing so than the 2021 Yukon Denali. For shoppers who are interested in seeing how a QX80 can improve their overall enjoyment of driving, visit Mike Ward INFINITI in Highlands Ranch, CO today. We have several 2021 QX80 SUVs in stock and are eager to help you purchase or lease one so you can get behind the wheel of a premium vehicle as soon as possible!   


  2021 INFINITI QX80  2021 GMC Yukon Denali 
Base MSRP  $69,150  $68,600 
Horsepower  400 HP  420 HP 
City Estimated MPG:  14 MPG  14 MPG 
Highway Estimated MPG:  20 MPG  19 MPG