Infiniti, a luxury brand of Nissan, was created for manufacturing high-end luxury vehicles. Infiniti rolled out its first batch of cars back in 1989 this was the same year when Toyota and Honda also launched their premium brands by the name of Lexus and Acura, respectively. The brand Infiniti was created as a result of a partnership between Nissan Motor Company and Renault Group (a French automobile manufacturer). This means that the vehicles manufactured by Infiniti have both Japanese as well as French technologies inbuilt in it.
The year is about to end soon and the updated models of almost every car brand are either launched or is about to be launched. Infiniti is also preparing to launch its updated model of cars. Among many other cars, QX70 was something that many car fanatics and aficionados were eagerly waiting for and has been launched recently. Here is a detailed review about 2017 Infiniti QX70.
2017 Infiniti QX70 – Exterior:
Overall the looks of the Infiniti QX70 2017 version are similar to that of 2016 one. However, there are few changes that can readily be observed in the latest model. Firstly, the LED fog lights are placed at the lower end of the front bumper. This will give the driver increased visibility even during complete darkness. Secondly, an additional body-color air vent has been added on both fenders that will keep the component under the hood of the QX70 cool. Also, daytime running lights have been added to the front fascia of this SUV.
The body of QX70 is seductively curvy which reduces the air drag so that this SUV can glide smoothly on highways. This shape has also increased the fuel efficiency of this SUV. The rear gate is a power liftgate that opens and closes automatically. This thoughtful engineering of QX70’s rear gate eases the access to the cargo area of this SUV.
One new feature that has been added in Infiniti QX70 2017 is the welcome lighting system. This feature activates the welcome lights of this SUV as the ‘Intelligent Key’ approaches the vehicle.
This latest version of QX70 is available in following eight colors.
- Majestic White
- Malbec Black
- Hagane Blue
- Black Obsidian
- Liquid Platinum
- Graphite Shadow
- Iridium Blue
- Midnight Mocha
2017 Infiniti QX70 – Redesign Interior:
What would you expect from the luxurious brand Infiniti? Well, of course, your great expectations are all met once you sit inside the cockpit of QX70 and take control. The interior of the car is spacious and the front seats are heated. Also, the front seats are automatically adjustable as you would find in any other luxury car brand.
Various safety features are also integrated into 2017 Infiniti QX70. Some of those safety features include lane departure warning system, lane departure protection system, high beam assist, forward collision warning system, Intelligent Cruise Control, Around View® Monitor with Moving Objects detection, blind spot warning system and numerous airbags that can save the life of passengers and driver in case of a collision. Plenty of other infotainment options is also available that can be connected to your Bluetooth device. The interior color of 2017 Infiniti QX70 can also be chosen from the following four colors.
- Graphite Leather with Black Lacquer Accents
- Wheat Leather with Black Lacquer Accents
- Graphite Leather with Contrast Stitching
- Stone Leather with Black Lacquer Accents and Open Pore Wood
2017 Infiniti QX70 – Engine Specs and Performance:
The market experts were predicting that the Infiniti will place a V-8 engine under the hood of 2017 Infiniti QX70. However, the engineers at Infiniti has placed the same old’ 3.7-liter 24-valve V6 engine in it. This engine is capable of producing 325 hp energy and 267 lb-ft of torque. This makes it possible for this vehicle to achieve a speed of 60 mph in just 6.1 seconds. The engine of QX70 is mated with a 7-speed manual or automatic transmission that accelerates this vehicle to a whopping maximum speed of 142 mph.
The curb weight of the car is 4400 lbs. However, with such a weight the QX70 is still able to return 17 mpg in the city and 24 mph on highways. This proves that Infiniti has kept its promise of manufacturing fuel efficient cars. The towing capacity of Infiniti QX70 2017 is 1600 lbs.
2017 Infiniti QX70 – Price, Competitors, and Release Date:
As we mentioned earlier, 2017 Infiniti QX70 has been launched in the US. It debuted at the New York International Auto Show that was held from 25th March 2016 until 3rd April 2016. If you are interested in buying this SUV then visit Infiniti’s website to locate a dealer near you. The starting price of QX70 is $47,000 up to $60,000 for Limited version. This price increases as the trim and model changes. The Infiniti QX70 2017 is a crossover SUV that is a good value for your money and is providing a competition to other cars belonging to the same nomenclature. Jaguar F-Pace, BMW X5, Porsche Cayenne, BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz GLE are some cars that 2017 Infiniti QX70 is competing against.
If you do not like to own vehicles that are too damn common on the roads and are ready to pay an extra price for the luxury then QX70 is a good option that you should consider. It’s a fuel efficient car that also has state of the art safety techs that will save your fuel. Any other information related to 2017 Infiniti QX70 and other upcoming models will be posted on our website. Keep visiting our site for more updates!