2017 Infiniti QX70 Release Date, Info & Specs

With its plenty of standard features, and its breathtaking edgy design, the new 2017 Infiniti QX70 will definitely be in a league of itself. However, the vehicle lacks the versatility that other SUVs offer, and you could be better off opting for other SUVs in the segment. Some of the defining attributes for the 2017 QX70 include a distinctive style, an easy-to-use technology interface, abundant standard features, and s sporty performance. Its release date should be expected probably towards the end of 2016.

The luxury crossover Sports Utility Vehicle segment has been on an exponential growth trend and offers a plethora of different vehicles.

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Despite this, the new QX70 still remains a notable standout from the rest of them. The most captivating thing is how the 2017 Infiniti QX70 is able to combine the character of both the SUV and that of the sports car.

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Apart from the looks, the vehicle offers a sporty driving, and a responsive handling and steering manners. Interior wise, it comes with a premium feature galore and tons of fit and finish materials. Also, the technology interface remains easy to use although it’s far from being trendy.

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Nevertheless, the QX70 disappoints on certain fronts including a firm ride, a restrictive optional package list, and a modest cargo and passenger space. Hopefully, the segment offers lots of alternatives which you could check out. They include the 2017 BMW X3, the 2017 Volvo XC90, 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Coupe, and the 2017 Acura MDX.

Available Trims – Infiniti QX70

The sport-luxury 2017 Infiniti QX70 SUV is offered in a single trim level offered with a choice of either a RWD or an all-wheel-drive.

Interior Review & Exterior Redesign – Infiniti QX70

Standard equipment available for the new 2017 Infiniti QX70 include keyless entry and ignition, foglights, automatic bi-xenon headlights, 18” alloy wheels, automatic climate control (dual-zone), a telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, a leather upholstery, a sunroof, power-folding heated mirrors, heated eight-way power front seats, a power liftgate, a 60/40-split reclining and folding rear seats, and auto-diming rearview mirror.

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Some of the electronic features available include USB audio interface, a CD player, satellite and HD radio. Bose surround sound audio system, a 7” color display, a rearview camera, and a Bluetooth phone connectivity.

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Options available are grouped into packages. For example, the Premium package bundles a power telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, aluminum roof rails, driver memory settings, voice controls, rear parking sensors, a 360-degree camera, Bluetooth streaming, driver memory settings, a navigations system, and an 8” infotainment system.

The Deluxe package tacks in maple wood trim and cargo cover, perforated front seats, quilted leather upholstery, and 20” wheels.

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The Technology package as well as the Touring version of the Deluxe package ropes in a lane-departure warning and prevention system, forward collision mitigation system, adaptive cruise control, automatic wipers, and xenon headlights.

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Lastly, the Sport package bundles a contrasting stitching on the cabin, manually adjustable thigh support, paddle shifters, dark-tinted exterior trim, adaptive xenon headlights, and 21” alloy wheels.

2017 Infiniti QX70 Engine Specs

Generating 325 hp and 267 pounds of torque is a 3.7L V6 engine which comes under the hood of the new 2017 Infiniti QX70. The only transmission system available is a seven-speed automatic that also comes with a manual shift feature.
The RWD is the default drive system, while the available AWD is optionally provided.

During our own test drive, the V6-equipped all-wheel-drive QX70 was able to dash from 0-60 in just 6.2 seconds. The all-wheel-drive version’s maximum towing capacity stands at an impressive 2,000 pounds.

As for the EPA fuel economy ratings, expect the RWD QX70 to return 17/24/19 mpg in the city/highway/combined. For the AWD, expect 16/22/18 mpg.

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Available safety features include full-length side curtain, antilock disc brakes, active front head restraints, an around-view monitoring system, front seat side airbag, lane departure warning, automatic braking, forward collision mitigation system, and traction and stability control.

2017 Infiniti QX70 Price & Release Date

Expect the redesigned 2017 Infiniti QX70 to go for sale for an MSRP starting from $45,850, as for the release date, expect the vehicle during the end of 2016.

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New 2017 Infiniti QX80 Release Date, Specs & Info

The new 2017 Infiniti QX80 is a top contender in its class thanks to abundant of standard and optional features, a capable handling, strong brakes, and a powerful V8 engine. Additionally, it offers lots of luxury and comfort amenities. The Infiniti QX80 release date should be expected sometime in the first quarter of 2017. 

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There’s no denying the fact that the Infiniti QX80 2017 looks stylish and is way better looking than other minivans-in-disguise. It makes a huge statement with its exterior design than invokes a sense of modernism thanks to its huge grille, distinctive shape, and one-of-a-kind headlights.

Behind its sinister mien, the QX80 packs plenty of muscle. According to Infiniti, the QX80 has the possibility of achieving a towing capacity of about 8,500 pounds courtesy of its 5.6L V8 engine that cranks out a whopping 400 hp.

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The 2017 Infiniti QX80 interior is something worth writing home about. It’s elegant and well-equipped and offers lots of space for stowage purposes. Foibles do exist, however. The third-row seat is cramped, and the mega-size 22” wheels only serve to make the ride quality harsh.

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That said, there do exist other alternatives in the segment that offer paralleling or better features depending on how you decide to look at it. One solid pick in this class is the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, the Cadillac Escalade, and the Lexus LX 570.

The 2017 Cadillac Escalade price starts from a MSRP of about $72,970 and that gets you an eight-passenger seating capacity, a whisper-quiet interior, a stout towing capacity, and a strong V8 power. Additional Cadillac Escalade specs include more interior refinement and versatility.

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The 2017 Lexus 570 redesign, on the other hand, ropes in features like a smooth ride quality, an eight-passenger seating capacity, on over-abundance of standard features, and an advanced off-road capability. The Lexus 570 release date is expected in the first quarter of 2017, at least for the USA market.

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2017 Infiniti QX80 Review of Trims

Two trims are offered for the 2017 Infiniti QX80: Limited and base. These are further offered with a choice of either a rear-wheel drive or an all-wheel drive system. Moreover, you can also choose a seating capacity of either between seven or eight passengers.

2017 Infiniti QX80 Changes on Interior & Exterior

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Some of the standard accessories available for the base QX80 model include multi-color front seats, front and rear parking sensors, twenty-inch alloy wheels, a heated eight-way power driver seat, roof rails, automatic LED foglights and headlights, a six-way power front passenger seat, an automatic tri-zone climate control, keyless ignition and entry, a rearview auto-dimming mirror, driver memory settings, a heated power-adjustable steering wheel, a leather upholstery, a rear privacy glass, automatic high-beam control, a folding third-row seating, a power liftgate, and a sunroof.

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The Infiniti QX80 interior also is offered with a 13-speaker Bose sound system, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, a 360-degree parking camera, a USB port, a CD player, a navigation system, an eight-inch touchscreen display, and voice controls.

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Several packages are offered as options. The Theater package, for instance, comes bundled with a 120-V power outlet, and a dual-screen rear entertainment system. The Technology package offers a 150-speaker Bose audio system, upgraded leather upholstery, ventilated and heated front seats, upgraded climate control system, the Infiniti’s Hydraulic Body Motion Control system, and adaptive headlights.

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There are a ton of other options available, of course, but the contents of these will be known for sure on its release date.

2017 Infiniti QX80 Engine Specs

Below the hood of the 2017 Infiniti QX80 exists a 400-horsepower- and 413-lbs. ft. of torque – generating 5.6L V8 engine that comes paired to a seven-speed automatic transmission system and a rear-wheel drive system.

A properly equipped model can achieve a maximum towing capacity of around 8,500 pounds, as already mentioned earlier.

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When we come to the fuel economy ratings, Infiniti says the newest QX80 with a rear-wheel drive configuration should be able to check in at 14/20/16 mpg in the city/highway/combined, and 13/19/15 mpg with the four-wheel drive option.
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2017 Infiniti QX80 Release Date & Price

Various rumors within and without the industry allege the vehicle will probably go for sale sometime in the second quarter of 2017.

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2017 Infiniti QX80 Limited price starts from an MSRP of around $63,250.

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2017 Infiniti QX50 Release Date, Review and Info

The previous Infiniti QX50 had a cramped backseat, however, the new 2017 Infiniti QX50 addresses the issue. Still, you can get better alternatives of this greying QX50 although the QX50 offers a descent value. Its release date should be expected during the second half of this year.

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Some of its pros include a low base price, a responsive handling, and an available agile V6 engine. For 2017, you should expect to see a revised exterior styling, a newly stretched wheelbase, improved rear legroom, LED daytime running lights, heated seats, a sunroof, and additional standard features.

Words sometime offer different meanings, and so is the Infiniti QX50. On the upside, the brand has given the QX50 a fresh stretched wheelbase. Now, the rear legroom gains an additional 4.3” more therefore placing the vehicle in a league often dominated by German and Japanese brands. On the other hand, the vehicle rides smoothly than the previous models, as is often the character associated with vehicles with longer wheelbases.

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On a general view, the new 2017 Infiniti QX50 returns mostly unchanged, which is both a bad and a good thing. On the plus side, the vehicle comes with an engaging appeal especially through its powerful V6 engine that cranks out an impressive 325 hp and a sport-tuned suspension that are almost distantly related to the370Z sports car from Nissan.

On the downside though, Infiniti has been able to offer the QX50 a substantial refresh ever since it debuted almost eight years ago. Some of the greying areas include the lackluster fuel economy ratings, missing commonplace features like a standard Bluetooth audio system, and a power liftgate.

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The new 2017 Infiniti QX50 offers an enormous cargo capacity but that doesn’t enamor us, as there are other vehicles in the segment that can swallow more stuff. A good example is the VW Golf hatchback.

We can’t however downplay some successes that the QX50 has achieved. Nonetheless, the segment offers a plethora of better equipped models. Some of them include the 2017 BMW X3, 2017 Acura RDX, and the 2017 Acura Q5.

Available Trims – Infiniti QX50

Just like a majority of Infiniti models, the new 2017 Infiniti QX50 is only offered in a single well-equipped trim level.

Exterior Dimensions & Interior Review – 2017 Infiniti QX50

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Standard equipment available for the new 2017 Infiniti QX50 include a heated power-folding exterior mirrors, automatic halogen headlights, 18” wheels, an eight-way power driver seat, automatic climate control (dual-zone), keyless ignition and entry, a sunroof, a leather upholstery, a four-way power front passenger seat, an eight-way power driver seat, heated front seats, cruise control, a 60/40-split folding rear seatbacks, a rearview camera, a six-speaker sound system, Bluetooth phone connectivity, video/audio input jacks, satellite radio preparation, and a CD player.

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Options are available and are grouped into packages. The Premium package, for instance, comes bundled with advanced climate control system, driver memory settings, aluminum roof rails, a power adjustable steering wheel, an 11-speaker Bose audio system, and a genuine maple interior trim.

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Next up is the Premium Plus package that comes equipped with a Bluetooth streaming audio, rear parking sensors, a 360-degree camera, voice controls, and a navigation system.

The Deluxe package offers a driver power lumbar, a built-in coat hanger, an upgraded dashboard trim, an eight-way power front passenger seat, adaptive xenon headlights, 19” wheels, and power folding second-row seats.

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Lastly, the Technology package offers a blind-spot warning system, lane-departure intervention, a blind-spot warning system, adaptive cruise control, and lane-departure warning system.

Engine Specs – 2017 Infiniti QX50

The new 2017 Infiniti QX50 tacks a 3.7L V6 engine under the hood that cranks out 325 hp and 267 pounds of torque. The seven-speed automatic transmission system is standard, as is the rear wheel drive. The all-wheel drive is optionally provided.

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The fuel economy ratings for the rear wheel drive stand at 17/25/20 mpg in the city/highway/combined, and 17/24/20 mpg for the AWD QX50.
Some of the safety features to expect include active front head restraints, side curtain airbags, stability control, antilock disc brakes, traction control, front-seat side airbags, and forward-collision warning system.

Release Date & 2017 Infiniti QX50 Price

Expect the new 2017 Infiniti QX50 to cost you an MSRP starting from $34,450. As for its release date, expect the vehicle to hit dealerships during the 2nd half of 2016.

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