2023 Infiniti QX50 goes darkish with Sport trim


The 2023 Infiniti QX50 provides a brand new Sport trim degree with a model-specific entrance finish, dark-painted 20-inch wheels, and gloss black trim for the brand new mannequin 12 months.

On Tuesday, Infiniti mentioned along with the newly out there Sport trim, the 2023 Infiniti QX50 will get a couple of extra commonplace options throughout all trim ranges. These embody heated exterior mirrors, distant begin, a frameless auto-dimming rearview mirror, a wi-fi charging pad, and rear door alert, which reminds drivers to test the rear seats for kids, pets, or valuables earlier than leaving the automobile.

2023 Infiniti QX50

2023 Infiniti QX50

Like different 2023 Infiniti fashions bought or leased within the U.S., the QX50 additionally will get Infiniti Premium Care, with free inspections, oil modifications, and tire rotations for as much as three years.

The present QX50 was launched for the 2019 mannequin 12 months and for 2022 was joined by a extra coupe-like cousin, dubbed the QX55. It is mechanically unchanged for the brand new mannequin 12 months.

Meaning the only real out there powertrain stays Infiniti’s variable-compression engine, dubbed VC-Turbo. The two.0-liter turbo-4 constantly raises or lowers the attain of the pistons to change the compression ratio. Excessive compression ratios enhance effectivity, whereas low ratios allow higher energy and torque. The VC-Turbo can provides any compression ratio between 8:1 (for efficiency) and 14:1 (for effectivity).

2023 Infiniti QX50

2023 Infiniti QX50

Most engine output is 268 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. Regardless of the variable-compression function, the engine is not all that environment friendly, although, returning EPA-rated gas financial system of 26 mpg mixed (23 mpg metropolis, 29 mpg freeway) with the usual front-wheel drive and 25 mpg mixed (22 mpg metropolis, 28 mpg freeway) with all-wheel drive.

The 2023 Infiniti QX50 is out there in Pure, Luxe, Sport, Sensory, and Autograph grades. Pricing begins at $41,495 for the bottom Pure trim with front-wheel drive—a $1,470 enhance over the 2022 mannequin 12 months. All-wheel drive stays a $2,000 choice on most trim ranges, however is commonplace on the highest Autograph mannequin.

Infiniti is doubling down on utility autos. The posh model will reportedly add one other crossover slotting between the QX50 and QX60 by 2025. In the meantime, the Q60 coupe bows out after the 2022 mannequin 12 months, leaving the growing older Q50 sedan because the final automobile standing in Infiniti’s lineup.


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