Recently bought a used 2010 Q56 with 10K miles on it. It is basically brand new. The 2011 is awesome but the older model now is a great buy if interested. Great comfort, technology options, fun to drive, solid SUV for my 2 boys and all their friends too. The Q56 was $10K-$15K cheaper than the Cadillac and Sequoia at 35K+ miles. The Q56 was super close in bling, comfort, technology, performance and gas mileage. The 2nd row buckets and 3rd row bench is much better than the Caddy. If you are looking for a great SUV that in my opinion equals GM, Toyota, Lexus but costs much less check this SUV out.
Power everything, DVD for the kiddos, center console (put kids stuff in) in the 2nd row bucket seats. The console can be removed easily if you want that pathway open to the 3rd row too. The 3rd row seats actually fit an adult compared to the Caddy.
And both the 2nd and 3rd row fold down with the push of a button for hauling those extra big things.
Engine has a little kick to it too not at all like the quiet Lexus engines you can't even hear. To be fair Cadillac and Toyota had the purrr of the engine too which makes you feel the driving experience.
This Q56 has lots of room for entire family both summer and winter fun
Yes, it looks like a higher end version of the Nissan Armada but who cares. Maybe there could be more wood grain finishes and extra bling compared to the Caddy but honestly the details were small. If you do your homework you can get a great SUV at at cheaper price that does rival GM, Toyota and Lexus (and if you are considering buying the higher end Armada too) My Q56 was purchased for about the same maybe even less than what you would pay for a Platinum Armada. The value is there on the 2010 model and it is probably because of the significant model change this year as well as higher gas prices.
Bottom line this SUV is solid value and fun to drive.
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