The Infiniti QX50 is a compact luxury crossover that competes with the Lexus NX, Acura RDX and BMW X3.
After a one-year hiatus, the QX50 returns as an all-new model for 2019. As the second-smallest of Infiniti’s QX crossover line, the QX50 is also one of the lower-priced vehicles offered by the brand. The 2019 QX50 features a new kind of four-cylinder engine that can change its compression ratio and displacement on the fly. This increases fuel economy.
Here is a summary of the Infiniti QX50’s specifications:
- The Infiniti QX50 has a starting price of $37,545 including a $995 destination charge.
- The QX50 Essential AWD has a starting price of $46,145 including the $995 destination fee.
- The 2017 QX50 had a starting price of $35,645 including a $995 destination charge.
- The 2019 QX50 is available in three trims: Pure, Luxe and Essential.
- The QX50 has a wheelbase of 110.2 inches, an overall length of 184.7 inches and a width of 74.9 inches.<?li>
- The QX50 comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that has 268 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque.
- A continuously variable transmission is standard.
- Front-wheel drive is standard. All-wheel drive is optional for all trims.
- The QX50 can tow up to 3,000 pounds when equipped with all-wheel drive and the optional towing package.
- When equipped with front-wheel drive, the QX50 has EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 24 mpg in the city, 31 mpg on the highway and 27 mpg combined.
- When equipped with all-wheel drive, the QX50 has EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 24 mpg in city driving, 30 mpg on the highway and 26 mpg combined.
- The QX50 comes standard with forward-collision warnings, forward emergency braking with pedestrian detection, traction control and a vehicle-immobilizer system.
- The Essential trim comes with rain-sensing wipers and a remote starter.
- Lane-departure warnings and lane-keeping assist are optional for the Essential trim.
- The QX50 comes with a 7-inch display that includes six-speaker audio, USB connectivity, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, SiriusXM radio and voice recognition.
- Essential trim comes with navigation and is available with 16-speaker Bose audio.
Comfort & Convenience
- The QX50 comes standard with leatherette upholstery, a power driver’s seat with power lumbar support, a power passenger’s seat, folding rear seats, aluminum interior accents, dual-zone automatic climate controls, rear heating vents and LED headlights.
- Essential trim comes with leather upholstery and is available with semi-aniline leather.
- A panoramic moonroof is available for Luxe and Essential trims.
- Options packages include an Autograph Package with white premium leather, suede interior accents and quilted upholstery stitching. Navigation and heated seat packages are also available.
Editor’s note: All photos courtesy of Infiniti