INFINITI’s QX50 and QX55: The Most Affordable Luxury SUVs Available at Charlie Clark Infiniti of El Paso

For customers looking to get into a luxury SUV that is big on luxury features, performance, and reliability at the best price, consider Infiniti's QX50 and QX55 luxury SUVs. These compact SUVs come with the newest features and comforts Infiniti's fans have come to expect from the luxury car brand, with an unbeatable price point. Charlie Clark Infiniti of El Paso, a member of the Charlie Clark automotive group, prides itself on getting our customers into the vehicle of their dreams at the best price point. Infiniti has made this goal easy for us and our customers with these two luxury SUV models. Take a deep dive into the QX50 and QX55, and discover which of these luxury SUVs is the right choice for your first or next luxury SUV.

The Infiniti QX50

The QX50 stands out from the pack of luxury compact SUVs with its modern styling, impressive performance, and elegant interior. The styling of the QX50 is sleek and modern, turning heads as it comfortably carries its passengers around town or on long road trips. The interior is superb, with excellent cabin room for passengers and comfortable fine upholstery with quilted leather seats and wood interior accents throughout. When you step inside a QX50 Infiniti makes it immediately clear that the QX50 is a luxury vehicle.


Performance: The QX50 got a new engine back in 2019, a turbo-charged 4-cylinder that makes an impressive 268 horsepower and 280 foot pounds of torque. Customers can choose between front or four-wheel drive models based on their needs. Infiniti found the perfect ratio of performance, reliability, and economy, with the QX50 able to get 29 mpg on the highway, providing efficient and reliable performance.

Driver-Focused Features and Tech

The QX50 comes loaded with the latest driver-focused features and tech, including:

  • Standard forward collision warning
  • Standard Automated emergency braking
  • Standard blind spot monitoring
  • Standard rear cross-traffic alert
  • Standard adaptive cruise control

Combined with a five-star crash test rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the QX50 will get you and your passengers safely to their destination in luxury.

The Infiniti QX55

The Infiniti QX55 is, at its core, a more refined version of the already impressive QX50. It keeps the same modern, sleek style of the QX50 with more aggressive front-end styling. The interior cabin of the QX55 is spacious, with some models coming standard with leather interior and driver memory seat settings. Open, pore maple wood trims accent the interior throughout, giving it an elegant look as soon as drivers and passengers enter the cabin.

Performance: The QX55 is powered by the same reliable and efficient four-cylinder engine as the QX50, giving it 268 horsepower and a fuel economy rating of up to 28 mpg on the highway. The engine Infiniti used for the QX55 and QX50 has built a reputation for reliability represented by its 6 year or 70,000 mile powertrain warranty.


Driver-Focused Features: Driver-focused features are in high supply with the QX55 and include:

  • Standard forward collision warning
  • Automated emergency braking
  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Lane centering tech

These features and the QX55's five-star frontal crash test rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration make sure that you and your passengers arrive at your destination in luxury and safety.

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Charlie Clark Infiniti of El Paso has been helping customers looking for luxury SUVs at the best price for years. You save time and money at Charlie Clark Infiniti of El Paso when you shop with our team. Give us a call at (915) 465-1800 today to schedule a test drive for both the QX50 and QX55 to find the model that fits your needs.

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2024 INFINITI QX60 Offers A Luxury SUV Ownership Experience In The Right Size and Price

Infiniti has done it again with the 2024 QX60, a full-size luxury SUV with seating for up to seven. Its sophisticated styling and driving experience, more akin to a mid-size SUV, make it a top choice for families. The 2024 QX60 is available at Charlie Clark Infiniti of El Paso, a trusted member of the Charlie Clark automotive family. Visit our dealership to test drive the 2024 QX60 and experience true luxury crafted by Infiniti with the 2024 QX60.

The 2024 Infiniti QX60 Styling

For 2024, Infiniti had a bold vision for the new model year of QX60s. For 2024, the QX60 will make an impression as its efforts glide across city streets and cruises down highways. For styling, Infiniti drew inspiration from origami paper folding with an elegant mesh grill displayed prominently alongside headlights designed to resemble the keys of a modern digital piano. Despite its elegant front styling, drivers looking for a more aggressive style can opt for 20-inch available wheels that give the QX60 a confident stance. Once you open the doors to the QX60, drivers, and passengers are greeted with leather seats that sit high with Infiniti's zero gravity-inspired front seats. The cabin uses fine open-pore wood and is delicately light with ambient light, making driving at night a truly beautiful experience, like dining in a five-star candlelit restaurant. Both the interior and exterior can be customized to any preference for color, material, and cabin features.


Performance for the 2024 Infiniti QX60

The 2024 model year for the QX60 brings more performance, technology, and driver-focused features to the table than ever before. A 3.5-liter V6 engine produces 290 horsepower and 270 foot-pounds of torque, delivered to all four wheels with available all-wheel drive. For drivers who opt for the all-wheel drive version of the QX60, a towing capacity of up to 6000 pounds makes towing boats or trailers a breeze. Despite its power and performance numbers, the QX60 is efficient, giving drivers up to 26 mpg on the highway. Depending on what style of driving drivers will be doing with the QX60, there are five selectable driving modes for the QX60, including:

  • Comfort
  • Sport
  • Snow
  • Eco
  • Standard

Maintenance is also a breeze with Infiniti Premium Care, which gives owners free oil changes, tire rotations, and state inspections for 30,000 miles or three years.


Driver-Focused Features for the 2024 Model Year

Infiniti has led the industry with its driver-focused features and intelligent driver assistance. The QX60 comes loaded with:

  • Intelligent all-wheel drive
  • Forward emergency braking
  • Pedestrian detection
  • Blind spot warning
  • Lane Departure warning

Also available is Infiniti's Intelligent Around View Monitoring with moving object detection, which gives you a 360-degree view of your QX60. An intelligent rear-view mirror, road sign recognition, and driver alert make driving the QX60 a much easier and less taxing experience for an SUV with room for seven passengers. Infiniti's available ProPILOT assist supports drivers on long road trips driving down Texas highways. These features and a five-star crash test rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration make the QX60 an easy and safe SUV that feels more like driving a mid-size SUV with full-size features. Stop by Charlie Clark Infiniti of El Paso today and get behind the wheel of one of our QX60s for a test drive today.

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The All-New 2025 INFINITI QX80 Flagship SUV Taken to new levels of Luxury and Designs

At Charlie Clark Infiniti of El Paso, we strive to bring our customers the best vehicles at the best prices. For decades, the Charlie Clark automotive family has served thousands across the great states of Texas and New Mexico with a passion for making the car buying process as easy and fun as it can be. From buying and leasing, selling or trading in, and even top-of-the-line service centers, the Charlie Clark Automotive family has your back every step of the way when getting into a new car, truck, or SUV. Our dedication to nothing short of excellence in customer service, having our customer's individual needs in a car in mind, and our massive inventory of new and used vehicles make the Charlie Clark Infiniti of El Paso the best choice when looking for a new or used Infiniti. Now, we are proud to announce great deals on the exclusive Infiniti QX80, a flagship SUV that offers unparalleled luxury and performance.


Learn More About Infiniti's Flagship SUV, the QX80

Building upon the success of its flagship SUV, the QX80, Infiniti has redesigned it to be better than ever before. Infiniti replaced the previous V8 engine from past models with an all-new 3.0 liter turbocharged V6, producing 450 horsepower, 50 more than the previous engine. The QX80 will have plenty of room for passengers with third-row seating and a spacious cabin for passengers and luggage. First and second-row seating can have massaging and heated seats combined with an optional air-spring suspension for a truly smooth ride. The QX80 is a luxury SUV at its core. Despite its luxurious styling and appearance, the QX80 is an exceptionally capable SUV that can handle heavy trailers. All variants of the QX80 are rated to safely tow a load of an impressive 8500 pounds. An available cool box center console allows owners to keep their beverages cool on long road trips. For drivers, the Infiniti QX80 has just about every driver-focused feature you could want, including:

  • Pro Pilot Assist Infiniti's hands-free driving
  • Automated emergency braking
  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Pedestrian detection
  • Lane departure warning and lane assist

If you are in the market for a luxury SUV with impressive performance and the latest features, look no further than the Infiniti QX80 at Charlie Clark Infiniti of El Paso. Stop by our dealership today and test drive a QX80 today!


Get the Best Deal on an Infiniti QX80 at Charlie Clark Infiniti of El Paso

At Charlie Clark Infiniti of El Paso, we strive to make the car-buying experience as rewarding and fun as possible. Our friendly and knowledgeable team, with years of experience in the automotive industry, will work with you throughout the process to guarantee you get the most out of a new vehicle. Our inventory includes the most popular new and used models from Infiniti, including the recently upgraded Infiniti QX80. If you are looking for an exceptional lease on an Infiniti, our leasing department will be there every step of the way, including helping you secure financing. As part of the Charlie Clark automotive family, Charlie Clark Infiniti has excellent relationships with the top lenders that we pass onto our customers, getting you the best financing and rates. Our world-class service department has everything you need to keep your investment in top shape no matter what the road throws your way. It is our pleasure to serve El Paso and the surrounding New Mexico region with the best service and the best deals. Give us a call at (915)-995-2537, stop by our dealership in person at 6501 S. Desert Blvd., El Paso, TX 79932, or check out our extensive inventory online to take the first steps towards getting into the new car of your dreams!

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Lexus IS vs. INFINITI Q50

Armed with a full suite of standard features, powerful complementary engines, and an undeniable style, the Lexus IS and INFINITI Q50 are a pair of compact sedans that aim to deliver on all fronts.

Lexus IS vs. INFINITI Q50 Similarities

First off, what features do the Lexus IS and INFINITI Q50 have in common?

  • Warranty: Both have long-term 6-year, 70,000-mile power train warranties, and the Lexus has a slightly less robust 4-year 50,000-mile compared to the INFINTI's 4-year, 60,000-mile basic.
  • Drive Options: RWD is the standard, but you can get AWD on either model.
  • Safety: While the newest model of the INFINITI Q50 hasn't received its updated safety rating, both vehicles have consistently scored above four starts and bring several driver assistance features that ensure the highest level of safety possible for the segment.
  • Cost: New or used, both vehicles are within the same market bracket and range about $1000 in difference.

Armed with a full suite of standard features, powerful complementary engines, and an undeniable style, the Lexus IS and INFINITI Q50 are a pair of compact sedans that aim to deliver on all fronts.

Lexus IS vs. INFINITI Q50 Similarities

First off, what features do the Lexus IS and INFINITI Q50 have in common?

  • Warranty: Both have long-term 6-year, 70,000-mile power train warranties, and the Lexus has a slightly less robust 4-year 50,000-mile compared to the INFINTI's 4-year, 60,000-mile basic.
  • Drive Options: RWD is the standard, but you can get AWD on either model.
  • Safety: While the newest model of the INFINITI Q50 hasn't received its updated safety rating, both vehicles have consistently scored above four starts and bring several driver assistance features that ensure the highest level of safety possible for the segment.
  • Cost: New or used, both vehicles are within the same market bracket and range about $1000 in difference.

Lexus IS vs. INFINITI Q50 Handling

Due to its larger size and heavier displacement, the INFINITI Q50 has a slightly wider turning radius. In contrast, the more nimble Lexus IS can corner with ease and can fit through tight spots without concern.

Winner: Lexus IS

Lexus IS vs. INFINITI Q50 Extra Features

While both cars share a vast array of standard and optional features, the INFINITI Q50 takes the lead by offering several standard features that the Lexus has optional or not at all. While it varies depending on model year, the newest featured INFINITI Q50 comes armed with these additions:

  • 360, Surround View Camera
  • Parking Assistance
  • Expanded Driver Assistance Features
  • 8-Way Power Driver's Seat
  • Driver Lumbar Support
  • Front Heated Seats
  • Second Row Stowable Armrest
  • Interior Metal Trim
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror

With all things considered, the Lexus IS is a slightly cheaper vehicle, but without the features coming standard, it still struggles to justify its luxury trappings. The INFINITI Q50, on the other hand, delivers on all fronts, and its drawbacks are far outweighed by its impressive standard features.

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Acura TLX vs. INFINITI Q50

What do you look for in a luxury sedan while searching in what is an ever-expanding segment of the car market? If you want quality, performance, and comfort, you have discovered two nearly equal rivals in the Acura TLX and INFINITI Q50. Upon first glance, these two behemoths of the luxury sedan segment may seem to bring the same features to the table, but there is a slight deviation from one another in nearly all the gritty details. So, today we here at Charlie Clark will break them down and show you why the INFINITI Q50 slightly edges out the Acura TLX regarding quality and performance.

Specification Comparison of the Acura TLX vs INFINITI Q50

The INFINITI Q50 is a veteran of the luxury sedan industry compared to the relative newcomer in the Acura TLX. The INFINITI Q50 has more experience and shows when breaking down the engine performance and specifications. The newer INFINITI Q50 sports a 3.0L Twin-Turbo V6, while the Acura is still stuck with its original design and reaches a hard cap with its 2.0L Turbo I4 that fails to have the same pickup and go as the Q50. Furthermore, no matter the model year, the INFINITI Q50 has greater horsepower and a comparable or better engine. When you drive an INFINITI Q50, you can feel the power that is lacking in the TLX. The one saving grace of the TLX is its slightly smaller turning radius, which is countered by its larger size and heavier frame. Finally, what about range? The INFINITI Q50 has slightly lower MPG due to its more potent engine, although it compensates for this by having a much larger gas tank and can go farther than the TLX without having to fill up.

Winner: INFINITI Q50

Interior Comparison of the Acura TLX vs INFINITI Q50

When comparing interiors, some things are an obvious win or loss over one another, although the style will ultimately come down to personal preference. Style-wise, the LTX has the edge thanks to its newer models and sleek elegance. The Q50 has a more classic style as it hasn't seen radical restyling since 2014. However, the interior is more than just aesthetics. The INFINITI Q50 is slightly less wide but longer than the LTX. It offers more headroom and legroom while bringing comparable interior features like USB ports, Apple Car Play, Wireless Charging, and a robust infotainment system.

Winner: Tie, Coming Down To Aesthetics

Acura TLX vs. INFINITI Q50 Conclusion

While both vehicles race neck and neck for the lead position in the luxury car market, the INFINITI Q50 comes ahead by a nose, literally and figuratively. The Acura TLX and Q50 are both comfortable, high-performance, and reliable vehicles with a similar price tag for new and used models. Yet, the LTX fails to deliver the power, and its basic design lacks many features that the INFINITI includes standard. But are you still not convinced? The final nail in the coffin for the LTX is its warranty which encapsulates the slight edge that the Q50 has over every Acura vehicle. While it may seem negligible, the LTX offers a Basic four yr./ 50,000 mi warranty and a six yr/ 70,000 mi powertrain warranty. The Q50 has an identical 6 yr/ 70,000 mi powertrain warranty but once again offers the better value per dollar and more miles driven thanks to its four yr./ 60,000 mi basic warranty.

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Toyota Sequoia vs. INFINITI QX80

What have you been searching for in a new or used SUV? If you have been searching for rugged performance and competitive quality, then you may want to consider a Toyota Sequoia or INFINITI QX80. The Toyota Sequoia and INFINITI QX80 are the two most popular SUVs on the market, thanks to their value, luxury, space, and overall versatility. Here we are going to put them head to head, comparing comfort, interior styling, performance, and reliability to see which of these titans of the SUV industry stands above the other.

Toyota Sequoia vs. INFINITI QX80 Performance

What matters more to you in an SUV, horsepower or towing? Because both of these vehicles have those in spades. However, no matter the model year, the INFINITI QX80 has a far superior towing capacity and horsepower when compared to the Toyota Sequoia. Current model year INFINITI QX80 can tow up to 8500 lbs while the Sequoia caps out at more than 1000 pounds less. Further, the INFINITI QX80 has a higher horsepower, albeit with less lead over the Sequoia than with its impressive towing capacity.

Toyota Sequoia vs. INFINITI QX80 Comfort

The Toyota Sequoia and INFINITI QX80 have similar dimensions, although the INFINITI QX80 is slightly larger and provides greater leg room for taller individuals seated in the front and back seats. Furthermore, it is somewhat longer than the Sequoia, which can affect it's turning radius, but also allows for more cargo space and interior comfort. The winner here will ultimately depend upon if you prefer more robust or compact SUVs.

Toyota Sequoia vs. INFINITI QX80 Reliability

Simply put, the INFINITI QX80 has a more complex engine and a more robust suite of technological features, all of which increase the number of failure points in the vehicle. The simple design of the Toyota Sequoia helps it in this regard, as it has a slightly higher reliability score. Although both are still incredibly reliable vehicles and you are unlikely to have any significant issues with an INFINITI QX80.

Toyota Sequoia vs. INFINITI QX80 Interior Features

The Toyota Sequoia and INFINITI QX80 have several features shared across the pair. However, while the Sequoia has an extensive suite of available options, the INFINITI QX80 is standard, making it far better for off-the-shelf performance without nickel and diming you for every optional feature. Some of the best features which come standard in the INFINITI QX80 include the following:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Android Auto
  • Apple Car Play
  • Keyless Entry
  • Keyless Ignition

All of the above are standard on the newest Toyota Sequoia models. But the INFINITI QX80 takes all that and adds these features as standard:

  • Leather Upholstery
  • Built In Navigation System
  • Sunroof/Moonroof
  • Wireless Smartphone Charging (Unavailable Even As An Option On All Toyota Sequoia Models)
  • Heated Seats

Toyota Sequoia vs. INFINITI QX80 Verdict

Overall the INFINITI QX80 is the superior SUV for the discerning buyer. Its better performance, suite of standard features, and large size make for the perfect counter to the Toyota Sequoia, which comes ahead in only a slight lead in price and simplicity. For versatility and comfort, you can't go wrong with a new or used INFINITI QX80.

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Chevy Tahoe vs. INFINITI QX80

The INFINITI QX80 and Chevy Tahoe are comparable SUVs with similar specifications built to fit two very different niches. If you are looking for luxury and something that comes equipped with all the bells and whistles, then you may consider the QX80. However, if you want some rugged versatility with a lower price tag while sacrificing several essential features, you may consider purchasing the Chevy Tahoe. But which is better overall and more worth your investment? Read on to find out.

Chevy Tahoe vs. INFINITI QX80 Safety:

With comparable ratings of 4.5-5 stars depending on model year, the INFINITI QX80 and Chevy Tahoe have nearly identical safety scores. Although, the additional safety technology present on newer models of the INFINITI QX80 gives it a slight edge in driver assistance and crash avoidance. Winner: INFINITI QX80

Chevy Tahoe vs. INFINITI QX80 Capabilities:

Depending upon the model year, both the INFINITI QX80 and Chevy Tahoe have similar towing capacities, with both capping out at 8500 lbs on the newest models. However, the INFINITI QX80 beats out the Chevy Tahoe by providing considerably more horsepower in their premium editions, giving you that strength faster and delivering more torque to speed you uphill and off-road. You may think that the more potent engine would drive the INFINITI QX80 to have the worst gas mileage, yet, they both can take you just as far as the other with an average combined MPG of 17 miles per gallon. Winner: INFINITI QX80

Chevy Tahoe vs. INFINITI QX80 Reliability:

Both the Chevy Tahoe and INFINITI QX80 are reliable cars. However, owners tend to rate the Tahoe slightly above the INFINITI QX80 as its more straightforward construction and lack of features make it a little bit more reliable. Winner: Chevy Tahoe

Chevy Tahoe vs. INFINITI QX80 Interior Space:

The Tahoe and QX80 will take up roughly the same amount of space in your garage, although their interiors are far from identical. Pros of the Tahoe include better headroom and slightly more interior storage space. The QX 80, on the other hand, has more seating capacity at the expense of its cargo, along with being a bit shorter, although only incredibly tall individuals will notice any considerable difference in the head space and leg room. Winner: Tie

Chevy Tahoe vs. INFINITI QX80 Special Features:

The most considerable difference between the Tahoe and QX80 is the features that each brings to the table. In short, the INFINITI QX80 brings everything that the Chevy Tahoe can, and then much, much more. As befits its position as a luxury vehicle, the INFINITI QX80 comes armed with the following extra special features and benefits over the Chevy Tahoe:

  • Wireless Charging Support (On Newer Models)
  • Earlier Integration Of Apple Car Play And Android Auto
  • Multiple Charging Ports In The Front And Back
  • Larger And More Robust Infotainment System
  • Expanded Driver Assistance Features
  • Longer Lasting Warranty (4-year, 60,000 Miles Standard And 6 year, 70,000 Miles Powertrain)
  • 360 Surround View Camera System
  • Blind Spot Warning System


Chevy Tahoe vs. INFINITI QX80 Conclusion:

Despite coming in with a higher price tag, the INFINITI QX80 beats the Chevy Tahoe in almost every category. It is reliable, luxurious, and has the capacity to go anywhere you need while performing with smooth operation and easy efficiency every mile traveled.

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INFINITI Q60 vs. Lexus RC

Have you been looking for a luxury coupe that doesn't break the bank? The Infiniti Q60 and Lexus RC are a red herring, looking and performing at the same level as their contemporaries but without the accompanying price tag. However, which brings better value for money? Let's pit these two against one another to determine what you can expect from Infiniti Q60 or Lexus RC ownership.

Infiniti Q60 Breakdown

With a run of 2017–2022, the Q60 replaced the Infiniti G model series; the Q60 was Infiniti's premier coupe, and its discontinuation leaves only the Q50 to fill its shoes. Yet, with strong sales and high reviews, what did the Q60 get right? First, the Q60 was a great deal better looking than all of the competition during the model years it was produced. With a sleek form, eye-catching curves, and a distinctive silhouette, the Q60 saw little in the way of changes during its 5-year run as it got it right with the first model. Inside, the Q60 features Infiniti's modernized interior that tries its best to maintain a classic feel. Newer models have the distinctive Infitinti hallmark of two infotainment screens, leather seating treatment, autonomous emergency braking systems, and the standard fare of Apple Car Play and Android Auto that you would have come to expect from modern luxury vehicles. Performance in the Q60 is nothing to scoff at, as it delivers on all fronts without compromising. While the Q60 feels a bit weight with its large turning radius, it could be more responsive to a light feather touch when fully engaged, and the Q60 really shines. Every model of the Q60 has a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine standard, with premium models boasting a twin V6 that delivers incredible acceleration and speed. However, this high performance comes at a cost, slightly lowering the efficiency of the Q60, meaning will need to fill up more than the Lexus RC. The Q60 is a luxury vehicle with traditional car pricing with minimal variation seen across the standard models, as it has numerous premium trims to provide a breadth of choices when deciding which is right for you.

Lexus RC Breakdown

The Lexus RC is a bit older than the Q60, as it started production in 2015 and has new models announced going into the future. Like its competition, the RC is a high-class coupe with all the bells and whistles that do not fail to turn heads as it drives down the road with its distinctive, albeit derivative, style. The Lexus RC performs well on the road as its standard models have improved performance and mileage over the Infiniti Q60. However, even with the highest-end trim, the Lexus RC cannot compete with the various iterations of the Q60. Newer models have a 2.0L Turbo in-Line 4 Cylinder, with a 3.5L V6 on AWD and premium models, making it perfectly competent and a joy to drive. The interior is serviceable but is starting to feel dated and in need of an upgrade into the modern era, and there is little good to say about the RC that the Q60 doesn't do the same or better.

INFINITI Q60 vs. Lexus RC – What’s The Verdict?

While both vehicles perform similarly at a base level and have many of the same interior features, the deciding factors are versatility and price. There is where the Q60 takes the victory. With several trim and engine options, along with a standard model that retails for around $2000 less than the same model year of the RC, the Q60 can't be beaten.

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INFINITI QX50 vs. Audi Q5

The INFINITI QX50 and Audi Q5 are a pair of parallel luxury compact crossover SUVs that offer a fun and family-friendly ride with top-tier performance and stylings. If you have been in the market for one of these outstanding vehicles, then you may find that it's hard to choose which will fit your lifestyle best. Do you go for the lower-priced Audi Q5 and sacrifice several features? Or will you choose the Infiniti QX 50, with its more robust performance and luxurious style? Find out today which is better as we pit them head to head to answer whether an Infiniti QX50 or an Audi Q5 is worth your time!

INFINITI QX50 vs. Audi Q5, Performance

When you get a new or pre-owned car, one of the most important questions to ask is how it performs on the road. In this case, the Audi Q5 cannot keep up with the Infiniti QX50. So, what does it provide?

  • Vastly Higher Horsepower
  • A Tighter Turning Radius
  • More Efficient Power Distribution In The Engine
  • Greater Torque And Powertrain
  • A Smoother And More Elegant Ride

However, that doesn't mean the Q5 is without its pros; they are just pretty minor in comparison. Regarding fuel efficiency, across the board, the Audi Q5 brings up to a whopping two mpg higher than the QX50.

Performance Winner: Infiniti QX50

INFINITI QX50 vs. Audi Q5, Interior Stylings

Interior aesthetics and needs can vary from person to person. However, the QX50 does more on a technical front, and the choice between it and Q5 comes down to the level of luxury you are looking for in a vehicle. While the Q5 can meet the QX50 in many regards, including technology, driver assistance, and ease of use, those options are only available on premium trims, whereas the QX50 comes as the complete package, standard. Some of the highlights of the QX50 include the following:

  • Large and responsive touchscreen controls Apple Car Play and Android Auto integration on new models
  • Top-of-the-line safety features
  • Available hotspot on select model years
  • More cargo space to haul everything you need
  • Greater leg room for the front and back, making it an overall more comfortable ride

Interior Winner: Infiniti QX50

INFINITI QX50 vs. Audi Q5, Price And Value

Here is where many drivers may draw a line in the sand. The luxury, expansive features, and better performance of the Infiniti QX50 come at a cost, meaning the Audi Q5 is a tier below it, not just in quality but in price.

Price Winner: Audi Q5

Value Winner: Infiniti QX50

INFINITI QX50 vs. Audi Q5, Verdict

The Infiniti QX50 and the Audi Q5 may seem similar and attempt to share a niche in the market, but underneath the hood, the Audi Q5's luxury is little more than skin deep. It fails to keep up on the road, is less comfortable, and is missing features essential in a high-end vehicle. While it is a perfectly adequate family crossover SUV, it fails to do anything spectacular and lags well behind the QX50.

The Infiniti QX50 brings a better driver and passenger experience without compromise. It is a beast of a compact SUV that delivers nothing but the best. However, the best comes at a price, and its slightly larger MSRP may drive some away. But, as an investment in comfort and on the road, it can't be beaten.

Overall Winner: Infiniti QX50

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INFINITI QX80 vs. Lexus GX460

When researching luxury SUVs, the two most common automakers you will come across are INFINITI and Lexus. Both brands have brought landmark vehicles with unsurpassable performance, comfort, and design. The most recent full-sized SUVs from each company are the INFINITI QX80 and Lexus GX460, which both aim to target a similar niche in the high-end market. But which is more worth your time and money? Join us as we dive into each to determine which SUV best suits your lifestyle.

INFINITI QX80 vs. Lexus GX460: Engine Power And Performance

The first and most glaring difference between the QX80 and the GX460 is the engine and what kind of performance you can expect from either vehicle. The QX80 has a larger standard engine, with most models being a V8 that can deliver up to 400 horsepower with newer vehicles. Contrary, the GX460 is a bit weaker. Still sporting a V8, even the newest GX460 struggles to reach over 300 horsepower, limiting its towing capacity and lowering its overall performance. While you may believe that the QX80 would have considerably lower mileage due to its more robust performance, that is far from the truth. Both vehicles have nearly identical gas mileage on most models, generally ranging between 15-19 MPG.

Size And Interior Comfort

While the outside aesthetic of a vehicle is beautiful in the eye of the beholder, you will likely be spending most of your time inside your SUV. Regarding interior legroom, cargo space, and technological features, the INFINITI QX80 blows the Lexus GX460 out of the water. The QX80 is longer, taller, and broader than the competition, with newer models offering the following interior specifications:

  • Exterior Length: 2 inches
  • Exterior Body Width: 9 inches
  • Exterior Body Height: 8 inches
  • Cargo Volume: 95.1 cubic feet
  • Front Legroom: 6 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 41 inches
  • Third-Row Legroom: 8 inches

The only space where the Lexus GX460 wins out is with legroom in the third row, where it sacrifices the comfort of those in the front to compensate for its smaller size. Technology features are standard on both vehicles and include things such as Apple Car Play, highly rated driver assistance features, and bright infotainment screens that put everything within the space of your fingertips. The most significant difference between the interiors is that the Lexus 460 opts for a smaller, more contemporary style. In contrast, the INFINITI QX 80 has a classic charm fused with its wide displays and eye-catching curves.

Pricing And Trim Models

There is no getting around the fact that the INFINITI QX80 and Lexus GX460 are very different vehicles when you look at them. This distinction is made all the more apparent by the price tag, of which the Lexus has the less impactful of the pair. Across all model years, the QX80 has been roughly $10,000 more than its contemporaries. Yet, is that price difference worth paying? That will be up to you, although with similar sales numbers across the board, it is challenging to paint a clear picture of whether value can defeat performance.

INFINITI QX80 vs. Lexus GX460: Which Is Better?

The INFINITI QX80 is the more luxurious, comfortable, and better performing of our two combatants. While the Lexus may be slightly cheaper, it is also cheaper in all other aspects of the vehicle, making it a middle-of-the-road SUV, whereas the INFINITI QX80 is blazing through the fast lane without any hint of stopping.

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INFINITI QX80 vs. Nissan Armada

Suppose you have been searching for a full-sized SUV with a robust set of features, adventurous spirit, and luxury style. In that case, you may have discovered that the Nissan Armada and INFINITI QX80 are mechanically similar in more ways than they differ. However, that level of similarity can make it hard to choose which one you should consider for your next purchase. Here we will break down both of these titans of the SUV market, get into the history and specs of each, and give you a definitive answer on the better option.

INFINITI QX80 vs. Nissan Armada, What Are The Similarities?

Both vehicles share the full-sized SUV designation and have a long history of reliability and safety. Some of the other similarities between the INFINITI QX80 and the Nissan Armada include the following:

  • Identical Towing Capacity: Most model years, whether you buy preowned or new, can tow the same amount with a maximum of up to 8,500 lbs.
  • Engine Power: New models of INFINITI WQX80 and Nissan Armada have 5.6-liter 32-valve V-8 Engine5.6-liter 32-valve V-8 400 horsepower @ 5,800 RPM
  • Gas Mileage: Due to each model year having a similar size, weight, and engine, both vehicles have mileage that deviates by about one mpg with a maximum of 14/20 (city/highway) on the INFINITI QX80.

Nissan Armada Breakdown, Pros And Cons

The Nissan Armada started production in 2003, with an updated second-generation model entering the market ins 2017. Both generations are full-sized SUVs, with the newer models sporting a slightly larger, more luxurious interior. The Armada is an offroad capable and very competent for its size, offered in rear-wheel or four-wheel drive variants, although the rear-wheel option will struggle when leaving the beaten path.


  • A comfortable interior that seats eight and provides a quiet, pseudo-luxury ride with plenty of room for everyone or all your cargo.
  • Great infotainment options on all models, with premium trims able to compete with more expensive vehicles that focus on extravagance.


  • Power at a price is the central theme of large SUVs, and the low MPG can drain your wallet after driving.
  • Very average safety features that provide the standard fare of driver assistance features.
  • Lower quality than average warranty.

INFINITI QX80 Breakdown, Pros And Cons

The INFINITY QX80 is a luxury-focused SUV that started in 2013 and is the replacement for the older Infiniti QX56, which initially shared a base with the Nissan Armada. When you drive a QX80, you may notice it has a massive interior, an excellent and straightforward infotainment system, and top-of-the-line towing capacity.


  • Luxury Interior: Standard models include genuine leather upholstery and available wood trim, and a beautifully designed, albeit dated, interior.
  • Above-Average Safety Features:
    • Surround-view parking camera system
    • Front and rear parking sensors
    • Rearview mirror with an integrated camera display
    • Blind-spot monitoring
    • Rear cross-traffic alert
    • Lane-departure warning
    • Lane-keep assist
    • Forward collision warning
    • Forward automatic emergency braking
    • Pedestrian detection
    • Adaptive cruise control
    • Automatic high-beam headlights
  • Great warranty that beats out the competition, keeping your vehicle on the road longer without costing you extra.


  • Gas-guzzling V8 is relatively inefficient for the modern era.
  • In need of an aesthetic redesign, as the luxury interior, while nice, seems like it was made ten years ago.

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INFINITI QX60 vs. Audi Q7

If you have been searching the sea of luxury SUVs, you may have found several comparisons between the Infiniti QX60 and the Audi Q7. Powerful, with fair pricing, and several new model trim options, there are many similarities between these two vehicles. However, which is better for you? How will the new generation of SUVs compare in a luxury market? Here we examine two of the most popular and put them head-to-head.

INFINITI QX60 Breakdown

The New Infiniti QX60 comes armed with a 295 hp 3.5L V6 Engine that delivers on and off-road capabilities. Some of the highlights of the QX 60 include the following:

  • Larger Size And Cargo Space: The QX60 has always leaned more toward the larger size and provides excellent headroom, making it more popular for families or taller people. Seating seven and technology all the way into the back brings a comfortable ride, while the back rows can be flipped down to provide more cargo space than the competition.
  • Performance: The incredible horsepower makes the QX60 feel better to drive, and the tight turning radius gives an astonishing level of handling, while other SUVs feel more like a boat than a car.
  • Safety: The 2023 QX60 has an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top-Safety Pick + designation. This designation means it meets all top safety qualifications for technology, passenger safety, and low-light pedestrian protection.

Audi Q7 Breakdown

The Audi Q7 sports a quick 2.0L I4 Turbo engine that provides 261 hp. While the Audi brand brings many of the expected luxury options, the Q7 shines in the following:

  • Visually Striking: One thing Audi does well on all their cars is present them with a sleek silhouette and modern interior. The Q7 takes an updated approach, integrating several driver features into the vibrant 12.3-inch infotainment screen and cockpit-inspired dash.
  • Impressive Driver Assistance: Features for driver assistance in the Q7 include: Remote Parking Assistance, 360-View for traffic and pedestrian safety, and adaptive cruise control with lane guidance to help on long trips.

INFINITI QX60 vs. Audi Q7 Pricing

Pricing on the Infiniti QX60 and the Audi Q7 are both luxury prices, with new models starting at $49,200 and $59,200, respectively. In comparison, the Q7 has a couple of extra features, but the hefty additional cost for what amounts to little more than bells and whistles may make the Audi Q7 a tough purchase to justify. The trend of the QX60 being considerably less expensive carries through similar used models as well.

INFINITI QX60 vs. Audi Q7 Performance

The Audi Q7 is adequate but falls short in engine horsepower and handling performance. Further, the newest generation of QX60 sports a better-than-average fuel economy with an EPA estimated City: 19 MPG Hwy: 25 MPG, which just slightly beats the Audi Q7.

INFINITI QX60 vs. Audi Q7 Verdict

While you can't really go wrong with either of these two competitors, the Infiniti QX60 is our pick. It has a considerably lower price tag than the Audi Q7. Not to mention the QX60 feels roomier and comes with a more powerful engine than standard models while keeping the luxury feel.

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INFINITI QX60 vs. Lexus RX350

The 2023 Lexus RX is the fifth generation for the Lexus core model, while the is slightly younger and on its second generation, which brought a wave of changes that drove these competitors further apart than they once were. Here we will break them down and explore the differences between these two vehicles to answer which is best for you. Which will you prefer, the Infiniti's luxury and power or the Lexus's lower price? Read on and discover.

Infiniti QX60 Breakdown

The second generation QX60 is a big seven-seater SUV with a sleek aesthetic inside and out. The newest 2023 QX60 has a modest 295 hp @ 6400 rpm, 3.5L V6 Engine.

Where the Infiniti QX60 shines:

  • Comfort: The QX60 has far greater leg and headroom for the front seat, making it perfect for anyone, no matter how tall. Furthermore, the larger size of the QX60 allows for ample cargo space and expanded seating of up to seven.
  • Improved Handling: The QX60 has a much tighter turning radius and corners better than the RX350.
  • Safety: with standard Rear Automatic Braking, Forward Emergency Braking with pedestrian detection, Predictive Forward Collision Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning, and High Beam Assist, the QX60 is one of the safest family SUVs on the market.

Where the Infiniti QX60 Falls Short

  • Price: The QX60 is slightly more pricey, owing to its larger size and more luxury branding.
  • Efficiency: The Infiniti struggles to maintain over 26 MPG and will need more stops at the gas station.

INFINITI QX60 vs. Lexus RX350 Similarities

The Infiniti QX60 and the Lexus RX350 boast similar engine performance and identical base towing capacities. Although, the QX60 has an optional trim that expands the towing range. With equal horsepower and powertrain, they race in the same circles, and neither has a significant edge.

Lexus RX350 Breakdown

The newest Lexus RX350 has a 2.4L Turbo Inline-4, 275 hp @ 6000 rpm, baseline engine that performs just as well as the QX60 on base models. It sports a slimmer profile, a tighter budget, and a stylish and modern interior. Although, the Engine is no slouch either.

Where the Lexus RX350 shines:

  • Price: The RX350 is cheaper than the larger crossover models and is one of the lowest price luxury models on the market. Although, used Lexus RX350s may cost more on average against similar year and mileage vehicles.
  • Safety: With a reputation for five-star ratings, the Lexus RX350 has all the modern safety equipment we have come to expect, along with an expanded suite of driver awareness software to help prevent an accident.

Where the Lexus RX350 Falls Short:

  • Size: The Lexus RX350 is on the smaller side of crossover SUV vehicles and suffers from a bit of an identity crisis between crossover and compact.
  • Handling: The RX350 has a larger turning radius, despite its smaller size, and makes it harder to get in and out of tight spaces, which is a must for any city driving.

INFINITI QX60 vs. Lexus RX350 Verdict

Despite offering fierce competition and a similar style, the Lexus RX350 fails to live up to the luxury standard of the Infiniti QX60.

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INFINITI QX55 vs. Lexus RX350

Have you been in the market for a new or preowned luxury crossover? If so, you may have encountered the incredible Infiniti QX55 and Lexus RX350. Here we examine contemporary and pre-owned models from one to five years old and help you decide which performs better and represents the greatest value per dollar. And why is it the Infiniti QX55 every time?

INFINITI QX55 vs. Lexus RX350: Baseline And Optional Pricing

Whether the improved handling and engine of the top model Lexus may sway your opinion, the QX55 requires a relatively lower investment in new and pre-owned models. The Infiniti QX55 represents the best value, and new models are priced at a modest $50,021 - $61,190, while the Lexus RX350 comes in at $52,299 - $65,200. Most of this disparity comes from the available models, as the QX55 only has three while the Lexus has five, including the F SPORT model.

Lexus Models available RX350:

  • Base
  • F SPORT Handling
  • Luxury
  • Premium
  • Premium+

Infiniti QX55 Models Available:

  • Essential (Base)
  • Luxe
  • Sensory

Warranties on the QX55 and RX350 are similar, with the Infiniti offering 10,000 more miles on its four-year / 60,000 miles base warranty.

Winner: Slight Edge To Infiniti QX55- For a lower base price and ease of purchasing without a confusing number of trims.

INFINITI QX55 vs. Lexus RX350: Handling And Engine Performance

The Infiniti QX55 has a 268-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine on its base 2023 models and is slightly less 'powerful' than the Lexus RX350. The Lexus RX350 has a 295-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine that can tow up to 3,500 lbs with slightly low torque. What the Infiniti lacks in power, it makes up with a much tighter turning radius for better cornering and improved handling. Regarding efficiency, the duo are tied and have a similar fuel economy.

Winner: Slight Edge To Lexus RX350- For a larger engine that can deliver more power, despite the sacrifice to handling.

INFINITI QX55 vs. Lexus RX350: Interior And Features

The Infiniti and Lexus share similar interior features, and both include the following:

  • Apple CarPlay
  • Android Auto
  • Keyless Entry
  • Keyless Ignition
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Heated Seats
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Heated Steering Wheel

The Lexus falls short because it is quite a bit smaller than the Infiniti QX55 outside of the front row. Passengers in the back of an RX350 may find the interior cramped, while Infiniti QX55 owners can carry considerably more cargo in their crossover.

Safety Equipment is also similar across the board, with four and five-star awards each of the last few model years. The 2023 QX55 and RX350 have the following standard features:

  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Winner: Slight Edge To Infiniti QX55- For similar features in a larger package.

INFINITI QX55 vs. Lexus RX350: Final Verdict

While the Lexus RX350 has a slight edge in the luxury market, the Infiniti QX55 can perform well above what its lower price point may otherwise indicate. Large, competent, and comfortable, the Infiniti QX55 is an unquestionable force in the crossover market.

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INFINITI QX80 vs. Ford Expedition

When comparing the Ford Expedition and the Infiniti QX80 and Ford Expedition, the Infiniti ranks higher in price, performance, and comfort. The Ford Expedition is a competition competitor that comes cheaper, and the sacrifice in quality shows.

INFINITI QX80 vs. Ford Expedition: Engine Performance

Ford Expedition Engine Specifications

  • Engine Size: 3.5 liters
  • Engine Configuration: V
  • Number of Cylinders: 6
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type: 4X2 / 4X4
  • EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG): 17 / 23 / 19
  • Range (city/hwy): 396 / 536 miles
  • Recommended Fuel Type: Regular Unleaded

INFINITI QX80 Engine Specifications

  • Engine Size: 5.6 liters
  • Engine Configuration: V
  • Number of Cylinders: 8
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type: RWD / AWD
  • EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG): 14 / 20 / 16
  • Range (city/hwy): 364 / 520 miles
  • Recommended Fuel Type: Premium Unleaded

Winner: Tie

Which baseline engine option you prefer will ultimately depend on your needs. While the Infiniti has a lower-than-average fuel economy, its robust V8 engine on new models more than makes up for the loss in efficiency. For an everyday driver with limited offroad capabilities, you may consider the Ford Expedition. However, the power of the QX80 allows for a more adventurous luxury vehicle.

INFINITI QX80 vs. Ford Expedition: Standard Features

Both vehicles have a wide range of standard and optional interior features, with them both sharing the following:

  • Apple CarPlay: Standard
  • Android Auto: Standard
  • Keyless Entry: Standard
  • Keyless Ignition: Standard
  • Navigation System: Standard

However, the Ford Expedition lags on this as several standard features on the QX80 are only offered as paid additions on the Ford Expedition. The QX 80 has native wireless smartphone charging, adaptive cruise control, heated seats, and heated steering wheels in its leather upholstered interior, which is non-standard on the Expedition.

Winner: Infiniti QX80

One of the main selling points of the Infiniti QX80 is its robust suite of standard features compared to the competition.


INFINITI QX80 vs. Ford Expedition: Pricing And Warranty

While the Infiniti QX80 targets the luxury market, the Ford Expedition focuses on bridging the gap between demands, which places it in an odd position. High priced for budget shoppers yet, lacking in numerous luxury features, it doesn't fill a niche and thus suffers for it. While the Infiniti QX80 doesn't shy away from its heftier price tag, it is not locked in limbo and firmly states what it is all about.

When it comes to warranty, the Ford loses some of its value as a long-term investment. The Ford Expedition has a basic warranty of 3 years / 36000 miles and a powertrain of 5 years / 60000 miles. Contrastingly, the QX80 has a basic of 4 years / 60000 miles and a powertrain warranty of 6 years / 70000 miles.

Winner: Tie

The choice between the two will depend on your needs. If you want power and prestige, go with the Infiniti QX80. The Ford Expedition may be what you are looking for in this department for fuel economy and a better budget.


If you want an all-around luxury SUV, you can't go wrong with the Infiniti QX80. Based on its robust suite of features and potent engine, the market confused Ford Expedition couldn't keep up with Infiniti's laser focus.

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INFINITI QX80 vs. Lexus LX 570

When comparing luxury SUVs, two big names come to the forefront. Lexus has a long history of extra-styled and premium vehicles, while the Infiniti division of Nissan guns to take over the luxury market. Each is an upmarket model that performs better than the baseline competition. But how do they compare side by side? Check out our detailed analysis of each base model as they compete for the top spot.

Infiniti QX80, Pros And Cons

The Infiniti QX80 is a work of art that comes off the shelf armed with some of the sleekest profiles and stunning exteriors on the market. The Infiniti isn't just pretty outside; the elegant interior and emphasis on driver comfort make the inside of the Lexus LX 570 seem dated. Finally, it comes standard with incredibly potent offroad capabilities. The newest models include the following that make it a beast no matter the terrain:

  • Infiniti's all-mode low and high toggleable 4WD system,
  • standard 5.6-liter, (5,552cc) 32-valve V8 engine
  • 400-hp @ 5,800 rpm
  • Availability in RWD and AWD models.

Both the baseline and the highest-end QX80 are considerably less costly than the Lexus, which can go up to $160,000 for a fully equipped model. However, the Infiniti QX80 does not offer Android Auto or Apple Carplay on older models and lacks some standard and optional features.

Lexus LX 570 Pros And Cons

The Lexus LX 570 is a similar beast to the Infiniti QX80 in its capabilities and experience. While both vehicles score 5 out of 5-star safety ratings, the Lexus has a slight edge in some extra airbags and driver assistance to avoid accidents. What the Lexus lacks in engine power and space, it makes up for in features and pads out its interior with a lot of technology, including the following:

  • Apple Car Play
  • Android Auto
  • Color HUD (Heads-Up Display)
  • Available rear Seat Entertainment System
  • Lexus Safety System +
  • Several Driver Assistance Features (Optional)

Fuel Economy

While the Infiniti sports a higher horsepower engine, it does not struggle for efficiency. Able to reach an EPA-estimated 17 MPG city and 22 MPG on 2023 models, the QX80 can go further than the LX 570s 14 MPG city and 20 MPG Highway.

Winner: Infiniti QX80



The QX80 and LX 570 share a similar warranty structure. The LX 570 has a 4-year, 50000 mi warranty, while the QX 80 offers a slightly more generous 4-year, 60000 mi basic. For the powertrain, they are the same, offering a 6-year, 70000 mi warranty.

Winner: Infiniti QX80


The infotainment tech in both is standard and has several enticing options. The LX 570 and QX80 share availability of the following features:

  • 3 in Infotainment System
  • Bluetooth Hands-Free
  • Optional Rear Entertainment System Monitors
  • In-Car WiFi (Standard, requires subscription)
  • Front and Rear USB Inputs
  • Navigation
  • Apple CarPlay (2023 QX 80)
  • Android Auto (2023 QX 80)
  • Wireless Charging

Winner: Tie


You can't go wrong with either vehicle. Yet, the QX80 wins out in several aspects and provides several of the same features for a lower price, even on the most expensive model. While the Lexus has several fun luxury additions, it has difficulty justifying a much larger price tag for a less comfortable car.

Overall Winner: The go big or go home style of the QX 80 continues to impress amongst stiff competition.

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INFINITI Q60 vs. BMW 4 Series

What are you looking for in a new or used car? The Infiniti Q60 and the BMW 4 Series are a match-up that takes compact executive cars and asks what you value. Is it the potency and design of the BMW or the price and versatility of the Infiniti Q60? Here we have the breakdown of both and which compact is best suited for you.

Price And Used Potential Comparison

New generation BMW 4 Series are some of the highest-ticket luxury cars on the market. In contrast, the Infiniti Q60 brings a similar level of competition but is considerably less expensive. For the 2023 market, the BMW has an MSRP of $46,895, and the Infiniti is priced at $43,325. While the base price is only a marginal difference of around $3000, used vehicles of similar mileage see a stark discrepancy between the cars. The Infiniti has a much lower average price of roughly $6000 for baseline models and a further $9000 less on an estimate. (Estimates provided by iseecars.com)

Regarding price, the Infiniti is a surefire win for all model years released in the past five years. You will almost always pay less for an Infiniti compared to the brand marketing of a BMW.

Performance And Engine Comparison

The choice between the BMW 4 Series and Infiniti Q60 isn't a question of whose is better but one of which has what you want. The Q60 leads the Series 4 in power, torque, and engine size on paper. The newest Infiniti Q60 comes armed with a 300 hp, 6400 rpm 3.0L V6 Twin-Turbo. It delivers speed and power quickly and can hang with other high-performing luxury vehicles. However, where the Series 4 packs a more petite 255 hp 2.0L I4 Turbo, it is reported to feel more potent behind the wheel than the Q60. Furthermore, the Series 4 has a slightly better gas mileage of 25 MPG city and 34 highway than the 19 MPG city and 28 MPG highway on the Q60.

While the Q60 has a more robust engine size, the better gas efficiency on the Series 4 makes the engine race too close to call.

Other Considerations

  • The BMW 4 Series has a similar track record to the Infiniti Q60. Although, 2023 models have a slightly higher safety rating and features.
  • The Infiniti Q60 has a far more robust and comprehensive warranty with a 4-year 60,000-mile basic and 6-year 70,000-mile powertrain. This coverage far outstrips the Series 4's 4-year 50,000-mile basic and 4-year 50,000-mile powertrain.
  • Both vehicles share comparable infotainment and driver customization options.
  • Depreciation rates on the Q60 are roughly 6% lower than that of the past five years of the Series 4.

Which Is Better?

For its more robust basic engine, lower price, better warranty, and overall performance, the Q60 outpaces the BMW Series 4. While the optional features available on the Q60 fail to reach the heights of the Series 4, it has a level of consistency and a baseline that offers a greater deal alongside a similar package. However, you cannot go wrong with a BMW Series 4; it will cost you far more and requires a level of custom additions that are unneeded to make the Infiniti Q60 shine.

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Infiniti QX50 vs. Volvo XC60

If you are in the market for a midsize SUV capable of seating five people, then you’ve probably considered both the Infiniti QX50 and the Volvo XC60. It is not an easy choice as these are two similar vehicles, so the Infiniti QX50 vs Volvo XC60 dilemma is one that plenty of motorists have to confront. Here we are going to do our best to help, with our Infiniti QX50 vs Volvo XC60 comparison – which is the better midsize SUV?

Making the Luxury Midsize SUV Comparison – Infiniti QX50 vs Volvo XC60

The Infiniti QX50 comes equipped with a powerful engine – the standard 2.0-liter VC-Turbo four-cylinder engine that most of Infiniti’s top end QX vehicles are equipped with. This engine is capable of generating 268 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. The basic version of the Volvo XC60 is much less powerful despite it also being a direct-injected turbocharged 2.0-liter engine. It can only manage 247 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque, making the Infiniti QX50 the clear winner here. There is an upgraded version of the Volvo XC60 which is branded the B6 AWD R-Design that comes equipped with a more powerful engine, but that of course is at a costly premium.

Both these vehicles are two-row, five-passenger SUVs, and in terms of dimensions, they are strikingly similar. They are practically the same length, although the QX50 is both slightly taller and slightly wider. The differences are so negligible though that it barely makes any difference whatsoever. Infiniti QX50 vs Volvo XC60 – Which is the Better Looking Vehicle?

One of the main joys of owning a premium midsize SUV is that your vehicle gets noticed wherever you drive it. Both these cars ooze style and class, and although it is a matter of opinion you are going to turn more heads with the QX50 than the XC60. Nissan has gifted the QX50 the classic Infiniti look that marries class with a very modern aesthetic. The Volvo is the less impressive-looking vehicle, and many commentators have said that on the exterior, the Volvo XC60 doesn’t look like a luxury vehicle at all.

Inside the Infiniti QX50 Nissan has opted for luxurious materials such as Ultrasuede and leather with Nissan’s signature artistry. It also has several innovative technologies that are designed to make every journey you take in your QX50 a relaxing experience. The central instrument panel is nicely subtle though, instead of making you feel you are piloting the Starship Enterprise. The interior of the XC60 is less subtle and matches the dated feel of the Volvo’s exterior. Despite this, the XC60 does come with a full suite of driver assistance aids.

If you would like to get better acquainted with the Infiniti QX50, then here at Infiniti of El Paso – part of the hugely successful Charlie Clark automotive group – we can help. We always have an exceptional variety of both new and Certified Pre-Owned Infiniti vehicles available, including the QX50. You can speak to a member of our friendly team at any time at 915-233-1323, or you can contact us online here.  


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Infiniti QX50 vs. BMW X3

The Infiniti QX50 has been marketed as the most advanced compact SUV ever manufactured by Nissan. It is certainly a quality, premium SUV that has become very popular in the United States, but it does have its rivals, including the BMW X3. People in the market for a luxury SUV are often faced with an Infiniti QX50 vs BMW X3 dilemma.

If you are in the middle of an Infiniti QX50 vs BMW X3 choice, then we are here to help with our Infiniti QX50 vs BMW X3 comparison. Which is the better vehicle?

The Infiniti QX50 vs BMW X3 Comparison – Which is the Better Premium Compact SUV?

The first aspect of these two cars that we need to address is price. There is no getting away from the fact that if you were to compare the most popular trim of the BMW X3 with the equivalent trim of the Infiniti QX50, the BMW X3 is by far the most expensive vehicle. For a new model, you can expect to pay around $5,000 more for a BMW X3 then you would for the equivalent Infiniti QX50 configuration. That differential reduces with preowned models, but you will always pay more for the X3.

In terms of power there is virtually nothing to choose between them, which makes the price tag of the Infiniti QX50 even more attractive. Both have a 2.0L turbo inline-4 gas-powered engine. The BMW X3 goes with an 8-speed automatic transmission with RWD, while the QX50 has a continuously variable transmission with FWD. The fuel economy is identical too – around 23 MPG in the city, and 29 MPG on the highway.

Helping You Make the Choice Between Premium SUVs – Infiniti QX50 vs BMW X3

Despite these similarities the Infiniti QX50 is the most powerful of the two, generating 268 hp @ 5,600 rpm and 280 lb-ft of torque at 1,600 rpm. This compares to the BMW X3 at 248 hp @ 5,200 rpm and 258 lb-ft of torque at 1,450 rpm, making the QX50 the clear winner.

These are both 5-seater, 2-row SUVs and are practically identical in length, and in terms of headroom and legroom. You do get more cargo space with the QX50 though – 65.1 cubic feet compared to 62.7 cubic feet with the BMW X3. The standard warranty with the QX50 is better too – up to 4 years or 60,000 miles which is 10,000 miles more than the BMW X3.

If you think that you are interested in the purchase of an Infiniti QX50, then you need to come and speak to the number one dealer Infiniti in Texas, Infiniti of El Paso, part of the hugely successful Charlie Clark automotive group. We always have an exceptional inventory of quality Infiniti vehicles in stock both new and Certified Pre-Owned, including the luxurious QX50. Why not contact us about taking a QX50 or any Nissan Infiniti vehicle out for a test drive? Contact a number of our friendly sales team at 915-995-9278 or contact us here.


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Infiniti QX55 vs. Acura RDX

Released early in 2021, the Infiniti QX55 is an SUV coupe that is intended as a replacement for the QX70 which ceased production in 2018. Since hitting the North American market, the Infiniti QX55 has become extremely popular with people looking to own luxury SUV coupes and is now a serious rival to other vehicles in the luxury SUV coupe sector. One of these vehicles is the Acura RDX, the premium sport crossover SUV.

If you are having trouble with your Infiniti QX55 vs Acura RDX purchasing decision, then we are here to help. Here we make an Infiniti QX55 vs Acura RDX comparison in the hope of discovering which, out of the two, is the better vehicle.

Our Exclusive Infiniti QX55 vs Acura RDX Comparison – Which Vehicle Comes Out on Top?

The Infiniti QX55 is a contemporary-looking ‘coupe style’ crossover SUV with a slick and sporty look. It has all the custom good looks you’d expect from any Infiniti vehicle and comes with all-wheel drive as standard (the Acura has RWD as standard, but AWD is available as an upgrade). When it comes to options you can ‘dress’ your QX55 in any way that you deem suitable, as you are not stuck with rigid package upgrades, as you are with the Acura RDX.

The RDX is tasteful with a spacious cabin and the kinds of premium build quality you’d naturally expect from Acura. This car though does not come with any hybrid option, and if you want to use your Acura RDX for towing, then you can forget it.

Both cars come with all the tech features you’d expect from any modern vehicle, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (not wireless with the Acura RDX), plus a whole host of driver assistance aids.

Comparing the Infiniti QX55 vs Acura RDX in Terms of Power and Performance

The Infiniti QX55 was a stand-out on its release, and that has remained the case ever since. The QX55 can boast a 2.0L VC-Turbo 4-cylinder engine capable of generating a pleasing 268 hp. The Acura also has a 2.0L VC-Turbo 4-cylinder engine that generates almost identical numbers, maxing out at 272 hp. That makes the Acura RDX a slightly thirstier vehicle – 24 mpg all round in terms of fuel economy compared to the 25 mpg that the Infiniti QX55 can provide you with. There’s very little to choose between them but one item of importance – the basic warranty with the QX55 lasts for 60,000 miles which is 10,000 miles more than your Acura RDX is covered for.

If you would like to get to know the Infiniti QX55 a little better, then Infiniti of El Paso can help. We are part of the monumentally successful Charlie Clark automotive group, and we always have an exceptional range of both new and certified preowned Nissan Infiniti vehicles – including QX55 SUV coupes of course – available for your consideration. If you are interested in the QX55, or any of the vehicles in the Infiniti line, then please contact us at 915-995-9278, or online here.

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TonyLy, Author at INFINITI of El Paso

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