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2015 Infiniti QX50

2015 Infiniti QX50 is expected redesign of the current model, and will be available as a minor redesign. 2015 Infiniti QX50 is a powerful and compact crossover that is high on performance and a great car. Read more details about the changes and design expectations below, there are pictures and expected release date at the end of this page.

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2015 Infiniti QX50 chassis, body & exterior redesign:

2015 Ininiti QX50 redesign is not a major change in terms of body frame. You could expect updated grille, bumpers, headlamp detailing in terms of LED inserts, tail lamps and alloy wheels. You could see some chrome treatment changes like running board highlights etc. Although the model has a wide color selection, there could be addition and deletion, along with variation in the current color finish. Overall you may see the same changes that are present in the new Infiniti QX80. The journey version will include a sun/moon roof as standard like now. The 18 and 19 inches wheels look decent, and with more designs, should look better still.  Then you have the Automatic on/off headlights, aluminum roof rails, UV solar glass, ORVMs with reverse tilt-down feature & SS front door sill plates.

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2015 Infiniti QX50 interior and comforts

There is a wide variety of trim options for 2015 Infiniti QX50 customers, you can choose a whole range of interior trim. You could go for the Black lacquer and aluminum interior trim  for the basic model. You could choose the maple interior accents with the journey edition. Then there are color options for the leather appointed seats and interior. You can go for a brown, beige or black tone depending upon your color choice. The steering is leather wrapped in the same tone. Seats are heated on the basic AWD and both the journey models. 60/40 rear folding split seats & optional power up-folding 2nd-row seats make life easier.

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The bose audio centered 6-speaker audio system, including AM/FM/CD with MP3 playback capability, Radio Data System (RDS) and speed-sensitive volume control. The basic version has manual tilt and telescopic steering column, while journey gets the power tilt version for the speed adjusting power steering. The audio-navi system comes with standard modern Bluetooth features. 8-way power driver’s seat with adjustable lumbar support and 4-way power front-passenger’s seat (8 way optional there too).

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2015 Infiniti QX50 engine/transmission

The 2-wheel drive vehicle is driven by the rear wheels, and the AWD option will be available in both standard and journey models. The price difference between the AWD and 2-WD versions would be approximately US $ 1,500.

The full range is powered by a 3.7-liter (3,696cc) 24-valve V6 with aluminum-alloy block and heads. Double overhead camshaft (DOHC), 4 valves per cylinder with microfinished camshafts. Continuously Variable Valve Timing Control System (CVTCS) optimizes opening of intake valves. Variable Valve Event and Lift (VVEL). The engine makes out 325 hp @ 7,000 rpm & 267 lb-ft @ 5,200 rpm torque. It is mated to a Electronically controlled 7-speed automatic with Adaptive Shift Control. Manual shift mode offers sequentially selectable manual gearshifts and Downshift Rev Matching. you can find more info on the infinity page here. The same engine that powers the 2014 version is expect to perform in the 2015 redesign along with tuning improvements. The actual engine is shown below:

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2015 Infiniti QX50 release date & Price

It is not offical about the release of 2015 Infiniti qx50 from Nissan, we expect that Q3 would be the time one can expect this model to be launched. If you do not want to wait, there is not much you would miss if you buy the current version apart from some cosmetic changes that we just talked about. The price is expected to hover in range of US $35,000 – 39,000. There are lot of options for the customer in this price bracket, you could read about details on new ford escape, the Honda Pilot, or you could think about the new Chevrolet equinox. Then there are many more you could be thinking about. But if Infiniti is on your mind, then this car may be the one for you.

Infiniti QX50 pictures:

 

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Over to you:
What are your thoughts on the Infiniti QX50? What factors would you consider while making a buy decision on this one? Please post your comments.

2015 Infiniti QX50 hits & misses

  • 2015 Infiniti QX50 is compact yet powerful
  • Fresh looking interiors with loaded features
  • Great handling
  • Facelift version, not a brand new design

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2 comments

  1. Do you have any idea when there is to be a major re-design of the QX50? The Europe models for 2015 seem the same as the North American models.

  2. Ian, best thing I can do is speculate, the complete redesign (all new generation body) in my opinion is 2 years away. Then again it depends on how the auto sector does and how the company views competitors.