The Infinity Lineup of Cars from Nissan, the Japanese automobile giant has aimed absolutely at luxury segment. After making its debut in 2007, and going some revisions in later years, the Infiniti QX 50 underwent a major revamp in 2016. The car got a more spacious cabin and the exterior also got a brush up with 19-inch wheels and LED daytime running lights. These changes are likely to be retained in the 2017 model and a few more features may also seep in.
2017 Infiniti QX50 – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
The new Infiniti QX 50 may get additional leg room which will allow it to stack up to the contenders from German rivals. The bumper of the car is also likely to sport a new look which will make it appear trendier. It is also expected that the 2017 version will be offered in a number of exciting new colors. The grille is also likely to be a tad bigger than the previous version. The overall design will have better aerodynamics so that mileage can be enhanced. The cabin of the Infiniti QX50 2017 can seat up to 5 passengers in comfort. The leg room is going to be better in this version. The seats come wrapped in quality leather and fabric. The dashboard made of soft plastic, carbon fiber, and wood looks classy too. Amenities like Bluetooth, satellite radio, heated fronts seats are there. The cargo space is good but then there are rivals that outshine the 2017 Infiniti QX50 by a significant margin here. You get features like automatic halogen headlights, keyless ignition and entry, automatic climate control, six-speaker sound system and the rearview camera. The Infiniti lineup does not fall short on safety features and the new 2017 QX50 will not be an exception either. The expected safety features to be included in the vehicle are antilock disc brakes, active front head restraints, stability control, traction control, forward-collision warning system. Apart from that blind system monitoring, lane departure warning and tire stress monitoring can be there too. The 2017 Infiniti QX50 comes in single trim but you can opt for various packages. The Premium package offers driver memory settings, 11-speaker Bose audio system and power adjustable steering wheel. Move up to the Premium Plus package and you get voice controls, the navigation system, and a 360-degree camera. In the Deluxe package, you get a built-in coat hanger, adaptive xenon headlights.
2017 Infiniti QX50 – Main Power Production Unit
The 2017 Infiniti QX50 will be powered by a 3.7-liters V6 engine which produces 325 hp. The engine is mated with a seven-speed automatic transmission unit. AWD is offered as an option. There is a hybrid version too which has a 3.5-liters V6 engine along with the laminated lithium-ion battery. The duo generates 360 hp. There is another 2.0-liters four-cylinder engine which makes 208 hp.
2017 Infiniti QX50 – Price and Expected Release Date
The 2017 Infiniti QX50 may have a starting price of $34,450 and it will start selling in last months of 2016. The 2017 Infiniti QX 50 has not been revamped drastically but the feature set and design are quite enticing. However, it will face competition from big rivals like Audi A4 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class.