2015 Infiniti QX50 Review, MPG

2015 Infiniti QX50 mainly comes unchanged. Its last model year brought name change for the smallest luxury SUV from Infiniti’s line-up, and previous EX became the QX50. Its biggest advantages, according to experts, are its extravagant style and equipment, and its sedan-like handling. As downloads of the QX50 many people addressed its space, or lack of it.

2015 Infiniti QX50 Front

2015 Infiniti QX50 trims and features

Popular QX50 is available in two trims, base and QX50 Journey. The base 2015 Infiniti QX50 model feature standard 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, leather upholstery, keyless entry and ignition, two-zone automatic A/C, 8-way adjustable driver’s seat, backup camera, a 7-inch information display, a 6-speaker AM/FM/CD sound system with a USB port and SiriusXM radio. Heated front seats are also standard, but only for AWD models.

 2015 Infiniti QX50 Journey standards include all features found on base and add on tilt/slide sunroof, Bluetooth connectivity, power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and heatable front seats.

In case you are not pleased with the amount of equipment offered on trim levels as standard, there are three packages available, if you are willing to pay some extra bucks. Available packages include Premium, Deluxe Touring and Technology Package.

Premium Package is the most crowded. It contains navigation system with NavTraffic, NavWeather and Zagat Survey Restaurant Guide, a Bose Premium Audio system with 11-speakers, Around View system, Bluetooth audio connectivity and aluminum roof rails.

Deluxe Touring Package consists mainly out of features aimed for comfort of the passengers, such as memory settings, entry-exit assist for driver’s seat and steering wheel, a coat hanger. But also adds 19-inch alloy wheels, HID headlights and power folding, heatable mirrors with reverse tilt-down feature.

Technology Package is the most practical with ACC (Adaptive Cruise Control), a blind spot monitor, lane departure, forward collision and intelligent brake assist.

2015 Infiniti QX50 Interior

2015 Infiniti QX50 performance

This small-size, luxury SUV comes with only one engine choice for 2015. It is equipped with a 3.7-liter V6 that deliver up to 325 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque. It comes paired with 7-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel-drive as standard, and offers intelligent all-wheel drive as optional.

Estimated fuel consumption is rated at 17/25 mpg city/hwy (RWD) and with AWD it brings one mile less on the highway.

2015 Infiniti QX50 Rear

2015 Infiniti QX50 competition

2015 Infiniti QX50 will compete among the best-in-class SUVs. Great fuel economy and cargo capacity of the Volvo XC60 could jeopardize small Infiniti, mainly because of its small cargo room. On the other hand, Audi Q5 wins the hearts of enthusiast with its power and performance. Third closet rival is BMW’s X3 with its powertrain and fuel economy.

2015 Infiniti QX50 release and price

2015 Infiniti QX50 is already released on sale, and the release of its Hybrid variant is expected this summer. Price of the base QX50 is $35 000 with front-wheel drive, while all-wheel-drive adds $2 000, and starts at $36 400. QX50 Journey starts at $37 200, while Journey with AWD costs $38 600

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