The new 2017 Infiniti QX60 premium crossover has been comprehensively enhanced. A plethora of changes are available meant to burnish the seven-seater’s driving dynamics and exterior design, while showcasing technologies and features that enhance its safety, convenience, and comfort levels. The Infiniti QX60 release date is set for the fall of 2017. Read on to learn more about what the new model provides.
The new model further accentuates its powerful craftsmanship and elegance reflecting an evolution of Infiniti’s stand-out artistic design. The new QX60 is a premium crossover SUV that continues the legacy of its predecessors by delivering superior standards if luxury and comfort, while at the same time providing accessible and flexible seating for up to seven passengers.
It carefully balances new suspension settings and components to deliver superior levels of agility and comfort, while its rewarding drive quality is offered by the updated steering system. Just like the model it replaces, the new model also comes with a capable 3.5L V6 gasoline engine that not only is thrifty at the pump but also provides an admirable output. You can opt for either a FWD or an AWD system, the latter being a favorable option for those who’d want added traction. A Hybrid mill is also on offer (more details below).
Regardless of the engine opted, revised engine mounts and improved sound deadening materials inside the cabin help shield occupants from ingress of surrounding harshness, vibration, and noise, enabling occupants better enjoy the ride quality. Also, the new model comes with a range of exterior colors, and seven new equipment packages that will enable customize the QX60 to suit individual tastes and preferences.
While the Infiniti QX60 2017 is a great choice for those looking for a comfortable and spacious seven-passenger SUV that also provides a smooth and quiet highway ride, classy interior design, and ample leg- and headroom, it also suffers from difficulty in matching EPA ratings, and lacks an inspiring performance relative to other models available in the segment. Anyways, the QX60 remains a good choice for families running on a tight budget nevertheless.
2017 Infiniti QX60 Release Date & Price
Its release date, as already mentioned, should be expected sometime in the fall of 2017. As for the price structure, Infiniti is yet to offer one, however, an MSRP starting from $49,000 shouldn’t come as a surprise. Lease deals will be available too.
2017 Infiniti QX60 Exterior
First things first, the QX60 dimensions are similar to those of the outgoing models: length – 196.4 inches, width – 77.2 inches, and height – 68.6 inches. The footprint also remains unchanged at 114.2 inches. Maximum cargo capacity, and maximum towing capacity stand at 76.5 cu. ft. and 5000 pounds respectively.
The exterior of the new model reflects Infiniti’s desire to craft a vehicle’s design that combines confident artistry and power and reflects Infiniti’s design-led approach to product development via flowing lines, muscular and taut shapes. The crescent-cut D-pillar, double-wave hood, and double-arch front grille give the newest Infiniti QX60 an unmistakable Infiniti identity.
Up front, the standard-fit bi-xenon headlights flank the redesigned double-arch grille. LED lighting technology is also offered for the headlights, foglights, and running lights. Other exterior features include 18-inch wheels, a sunroof, a power liftgate, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.
2017 Infiniti QX60 Interior
The new model, just like its immediate predecessor, comes in four model forms: base, AWD version, Hybrid, and Hybrid AWD. All these models are offered with fuel efficiency and responsive performance in mind. The interior, relative to that of its peers in the premium crossover segment, comes with tons of convenience, entertainment, and infotainment features.
Again, it comes with a versatile interior that can be adjusted in multiple ways to suit the everyday needs of the users. Some of the standard accessories available include a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, a rearview camera, a tri-zone automatic climate control, heated and power-folding side mirrors, charge-only USB ports, keyless entry and ignition, and a six-speaker sound system.
A single well-equipped trim model is the only available trim available. Of course more details will be offered on its release date.
A 265-horsepower – generating 3.5L V6 is available for all models. The Infiniti QX60 Hybrid comes with a 2.5L four-cylinder together with a 15kW electric motor to provide a total output of 250 hp.
Wheelbase: 9 ft. 6.2 in. (114.2 in.)
Length: 16 ft. 4.4 in. (196.4 in.)
Width: 6 ft. 5.2 in. (77.2 in.)
Passenger volume: 150 cu.ft.
Cargo volume: 15.8 cu.ft. ( max 76.5 cu.ft.)
Curb weight: 4379 lbs.
Top Speed: 120 mph
0-60: 7.8-8.0 sec
MPG: 21/27 mpg (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Black Obsidian, Graphite Shadow, Hagane Blue, Hermosa Blue, Jade Green, Liquid Platinum,Majestic White…
Towing Capacity: 5000 lbs
In government crash tests, the existing model scored a total impact protection rating of four out of five stars. Five for total side impact, and four for total frontal safety protection. It however scored a top score of “Good” by the IIHS.