For these monetary reasons that, the 2017 Infiniti QX60 keeps on keeping on as a serious contender among seven passenger luxury crossovers, and factoring what you get for those numbers we can attest that QX60 is a smart Buying.
2017 Infiniti QX60 Interior
And it all starts with the sleek rounded design that stands in contrast to angular more traditional looking SUVs. It’s basically the ideal aesthetic for family car shoppers. Who don't want anyone to know they have a family, just remove that 3.5 badge since no one cares about your engine displacement. This sophisticated design motif continues inside, where nearly every material of soft to the touch and high-end quality. And while the protruding dash doesn't exactly project an air of openness, the overall effect is decidedly upscale.
Things get even better out back thanks to a second row that's live and reclines. A One Touch lever on both sides, provides access to the third row and there's even USB ports back here.
Upfront the seats are easily among the most comfortable in the category. Particularly supportive of the lower and mid back, seat comfort is bolstered further by a long for steering wheel and symmetrical armrests, that help keep you in an ergonomically friendly driving position. Fifty storage nooks like multilevel center console and lowered ashtray are a nice touch. But when it comes to general cargo hauling, the 2017 Infiniti QX60 can't measure up to the Acura MDX or Buick Enclave. Especially in terms of space behind the third row.
2017 Infiniti QX60 Engine
2017 Infiniti QX60 gearbox comes paired with either a 295 horsepower 3.5L V6, which actually feels more powerful than its output figures would suggest or a one off hybrid powertrain, comprised of a supercharged 2.5 liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine, and 15 kilowatt electric motor, good for 250 net system horsepower.
For those contemplating conventional or hybrid power, it would be wise to think hard before dropping an extra $9,000 on a slower. For handling model, whose only claim to fame is a modest 4 mpg advantage in city driving. Not to mention the fact that we were also able to log a very respectable 26.1 mpg on the highway. And an average speed of 67 miles an hour in our non hybrid tester.
In corners the 2018 Infiniti QX60 like every 7 seat SUV can't break the laws of physics. That said the steering and chassis tuning, do a pretty good job of injecting, a wee bit of fun into the experience.
2017 iNFINITI QX60 Price
But when considering its $46,000 to start, in $58,000 all in the 2017 Infiniti QX60 not unlike the Acura MDX, as a relative bargain when compared to seven passengers European models, like the Audi Q7 and BMW X5.
Of course the Buick Enclave opens even lower, at roughly forty one thousand dollars. But trails the 2017 Infiniti QX60 and MDX when it comes to interior quality, resale value and standard equipment. Speaking of which, these qx60 s come furnished with by Xenon headlights, a height adjustable power liftgate, heated front seats, leather, passive entry with push-button start and in driver information display.
Features and Safety Tech
Disappointed the annoying luxury market trend up over the complex option sheets, the QX60 is offered in only one trim. The package content consisting of a 15 speaker Bose audio system, power operated third row seats, a motion-activated lift gate, panoramic roof and premium second row accommodations like heated seats, an AC power outlet, USB ports and rear seat entertainment displays.
Notable safety tech includes full range adaptive cruise control, automatic pre-collision braking and lane departure warning. If your budget permits you can buy a more engaging, more refined, or more prestigious seven-passenger crossover. But if it doesn't, the QX60 earns our recommendation first enticing upfront cost, exceptional local lease rates if you look hard enough, in resale values that are nearly identical to those of the class-leading Acura MDX.