The Infiniti is planning to make a great entry in the market after some gap and 2017 QX30 is expected to pave this way. The QX30 is the much-awaited SUV model from Nissan’s luxury division, and it will try to edge out SUV variants of Audi, BMW, and other automakers. This new QX30 doesn’t fall into some general category as it is a partly SUV, somewhat crossover and slightly hatchback. It is a standout model in the whole Infiniti lineup as it marks the beginning of Infiniti’s new naming convention. The concept model of QX30 was first launched in Geneva Motor Show, and there it collected a lot of appreciation from car experts and journalists. A luxury compact vehicle with new looks has huge demands in the market. Both QX30 and Q30 will be built on the same platform and would carry many similarities but the letter ‘X’ would make them distinct. Despite having many similarities QX30 will carry an upgraded exterior and interior design along with an extension in dimension. According to some researchers, Infiniti is trying to extend their dominance in the market by launching this new QX30 2017.
2017 Infiniti QX30 – Outer Detail:
The exterior design of 2017 Infiniti QX30 will bear a significant change as it is a revamped model. Infiniti will mold this car’s outer surface with some sophisticated cosmetics as well as design along with sleek body lines. To match up with other compact SUV models, it will bear a healthy outlook, but adoption of plastic fender might hamper its architecture and stability. The overall measurement of QX30 will be extended, and the new size will be 174 inches long, 60 inches tall and 71 inches wide.
The front fascia will get some distinct modification that will include:
- Modified C-pillar
- Chrome accent black grille
- LED headlight with daytime running facility and auto leveling
- Revamped stop light
- Modified bumper
Rest of the parts will include LED indicator in the side mirror, chrome window surrounding, chrome door handle, bumper with body color accent, power lift gate, LED stop light, remote fuel tip opener, etc.
The 2017 Infiniti QX30 will carry many design cues from interiors of Mercedes-Benz that will help this crossover to bring many modern amenities. Renault-Nissan and Daimler have started joint venture for improving their interior technology which will immensely help in up gradation of tech feature in this model. Whole of the interior will carry two-tone color codes and color choice rest upon the desire of the customers.
The seats will get modern leather upholstery that will enhance the sophistication of the car. The basic list of amenities that will prevail in the interior is dual zone automatic conditioning, NavTraffic system, cruise control, illuminated LED buttons, pedal shifter, etc. It will also carry a sophisticated audio system with large speakers, USB, Bluetooth, satellite radio among few others.
2017 Infiniti QX30 – Powertrain Performance:
Though Infiniti has decided not to surface any of the drive train details of the new QX30 2017 model, but experts are indicating that it might get 2.0 liter turbocharged four-cylinder powertrain that will have the capacity to produce 208 HP and 258 lb-ft. This new engine will be coated with aluminum-alloy and it will remain same in every trim.
This 2.0-liter engine will carry a seven-speed automatic transmission with the option of choosing rear wheel drive and four wheel drive. According to experts, the aluminum-alloy coated engine and modified platform will help the car achieve an EPA rating of 26 mpg in city roads and 35 mpg on the highway.
The 2017 Infiniti QX30 will meet most of its old competitor in a new makeover but Infiniti is hoping that QX30 has the capability to overcome all the obstacles. Its competitors are:
The rivalry is getting intense slowly and it would be interesting to see which car emerges on top once they are all in the market.
2017 Infiniti QX30 – Expected Arrival Date and Pricing:
The Company hasn’t released the arrival date of 2017 Infiniti QX30 but according to some assumption, there is a chance that it might be issued by the first quarter of 2017. The price tag of this model is yet to be known but Infiniti will keep the price tag within in good range.