Luxury touches and a new engine design.
The Infiniti QX50 is a good five-passenger SUV for people who want a touch of luxury, optional all-wheel drive, and the latest technology. The QX50 was redesigned for the 2019 model year and now comes standard with many driver-assist features, including forward emergency braking.
The 2019 QX50 is the first vehicle manufactured with Infiniti's variable-compression engine, a new type of engine that delivers varying amounts of power as needed. Inside, standard features like leatherette upholstery, reclining rear seats, and eight-way power-adjustable front seats (with lumbar support for the driver) ensure a comfortable ride.
Key Specs & Features
- The 2019 QX50 offers one engine option: Infiniti's new four-cylinder variable-compression engine that produces 268 horsepower.
- The 2019 QX50 with the above engine achieves an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 27 mpg combined across all trims for front-wheel-drive versions.1
- All-wheel drive is an available option across all three trim levels.
- The 2019 QX50 offers 31.4 cubic feet of cargo space when the rear seats are up and 65.1 cubic feet when the rear seats are folded flat.
- The 2019 QX50 comes standard with a six-speaker audio system with Bluetooth® connectivity and a USB port. A 16-speaker Bose® audio system is an available upgrade on the Essential trim level.
5 Reasons To Buy
1. The latest engine technology
The 2019 QX50 is the first car produced with a variable-compression engine. This technology allows a computer system to adjust the reach of pistons in the engine. Because of this, the engine can vary the compression ratios of fuel-to-air, which results in a smoother ride and more performance flexibility.
2. Plenty of space
The 2019 QX50 has 39.6 inches of legroom in the front seats, and 38.7 inches of legroom in the rear. That means even adults can ride in the back seat comfortably. Even with all five seats taken, the QX50 offers an ample 31.4 cubic feet of cargo space.
3. Extra comfortable seats
No matter where you're seated in the QX50, you will be comfortable. The driver seat comes standard with lumbar support, and both front seats come standard with eight-point power adjustment. The rear seats recline for extra space and comfort.
4. Standard driver-assist features
The QX50 offers lots of features to help drivers. The base Pure model comes standard with predictive forward collision warning, forward emergency braking, pedestrian detection, and a backup camera. The Luxe trim adds blind-spot monitoring, while the Essential offers front and rear parking sensors.
5. Luxury touches.
The QX50 comes with standard leatherette upholstery, with true leather available on the Essential model. A moonroof becomes standard on the Luxe trim level. Other luxury features like a dual-screen infotainment system and dual climate control come standard on every QX50.
What You Need To Know
The 2019 Infiniti QX50 is available in the following colors:
- Black Obsidian
- Chestnut Bronze
- Dynamic Sunstone Red (available on Luxe and Essential trims only)
- Eclipse Black (available on Luxe and Essential trims only)
- Graphite Shadow
- Hermosa Blue
- Liquid Platinum
- Lunar White
- Majestic White (available on Luxe and Essential trims only)
The Infiniti QX50 has seating for you and four other passengers. It comes with standard leatherette seats, with leather available on the Essential trim level. A dual-screen infotainment system is standard, as is a dual-zone automatic climate control system and rear sunshades. A moonroof is standard on the Luxe and Essential trim levels
QX50 Trim Options
The 2019 QX50 is available in three trim selections. All trims offer all-wheel drive as an available option, and all come with the standard 268-horsepower engine.
- Pure: Leatherette seats that are eight-point adjustable in the front and reclining in the rear, infotainment system and Bluetooth, push-button start, and automatic forward emergency braking.
- Luxe: Moonroof and roof rails become standard, LED fog lamps, and blind-spot warning.
- Essential:Leather seats, navigation, parking sensors and moving-object detection, and an optional 16-speaker Bose premium auto system becomes available. More driver-assistance features are available as part of the ProAssist or ProActive optional packages.
The QX60 is a luxury mid-sized SUV that offers plenty of space. With three rows, the QX60 provides seating for you and six others. The QX60 offers plenty of legroom in the front and middle seats, while the third row is best suited for children: the 2018 QX60 has 42.2 inches of legroom in the front row, 41.7 in the middle, and 30.8 inches in the third row. In addition, the 2018 QX60 has 16 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row, which increases to more than 76 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down.
The QX60 comes standard with a 295-horsepower V6 engine that gets an EPA-estimated 22 mpg combined in front-wheel drive.1 This is the only engine offered, although all-wheel drive is an available option. This SUV comes standard with luxury features like leather and a moonroof even in the base Pure trim level, while the higher Luxe trim offers a Bose stereo system and more optional features like a rear-seat entertainment system.
In model years before 2019, the QX60 comes in one trim level with standard with luxury features and leather seats. A premium package adds a Bose stereo system, while a premium plus package offers driver assist features like parking sensors and automatic windshield wipers.
The QX30 is Infiniti's crossover offering, which seats five people. The 2019 QX30 offers 41.3 inches of front legroom and 33.5 inches in the rear, with 19.2 cubic feet, and 34 cubic feet with the rear seats folded.
The 2019 QX30's comes standard with a 208 horsepower turbo-charged 4.0L engine that gets an EPA-estimated 27 mpg combined fuel economy on the front-wheel-drive versions.1 An all-wheel drive version is also available.
The 2019 QX30 is available in four trim levels: Pure, Luxe, Essential and Sport. The base level Pure trim comes with standard cloth seats, a seven-inch display screen and a rear view camera. The Luxe trim adds heated synthetic leather seats and a panoramic moonroof. The Essential trim has leather seats, blind-spot monitoring and a 10-speaker Bose stereo system. The Sport trim comes with tweaked exterior styling, enhanced brakes and a sports-tuned suspension, and parallel park assist.
The Acura RDX was redesigned for 2019. The RDX offers seating for five, with 41.6 inches of legroom in the front and 38 inches of rear legroom, and 30 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats up (increasing to 60 cubic feet when they're down).
The RDX has a turbocharged 4.0L engine that produces 272 horsepower that gets an EPA-estimated 24 mpg combined fuel economy on the front-wheel-drive versions.1 The RDX, which is only available in one trim, comes with many standard features including leather seats, blind-spot monitoring and a 12-speaker sound system. Package options give you the chance to add heated seats, navigation and other goodies.
The Volvo XC60 crossover SUV seats five passengers and has optional all-wheel drive. The Volvo XC60 offers three engine options: a standard 250-horsepower T5, a 316-horsepower T6, and a plug-in hybrid T8 engine that delivers 400-horsepower. All-wheel drive is standard with the T6 and T8 engines. This makes the XC60 a great choice for drivers who want more choices in terms of the engine they're driving.
The XC60 is available in three trims: Momentum, R-Design and Inscription. The base Momentum trim comes with standard features including synthetic leather seats, a moonroof, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, and many driver's assist features, including active breaking. The R-Design trim adds an upgraded sound system, blind-spot monitoring and parking assist. The Inscription trim has leather upholstery, driftwood trim and navigation.
The Bottom Line
The 2019 QX50 has lots of features including ample cargo space and comfortable, leatherette seats. Available all-wheel drive and an innovative engine design make this an appealing luxury SUV if you're looking for a lot of power.
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1Fuel economy figures are based on EPA estimates when vehicles sold as new. Fuel economy may vary for reasons like driving conditions and vehicle history. Unless specified, figures are for vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission. See fueleconomy.gov for details.
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