The 2016 Infiniti QX60, midsize luxury crossover SUV, is going to appear with slight refreshments, which will include better interior, the new engine that will come with an improved fuel economy over the current model, the hybrid system is going to come with a bit bigger battery pack, as well as the off-road performance, which will also be better, due to the new electronic differentials. When it come later this year, the new Infiniti QX60 2016 main rivals will be Acura MDX and Audi Q7.
2016 Infiniti QX60 changes
Regarding the interior of the new Infiniti QX60 2016, the unattractive cloth upholstery is gone, and better materials will be used, and they include the Alcantara on the entry level model, while the higher trims will now have a genuine leather. Since the new QX60 is based on the Murano model, the cabin space is pretty big and it can accommodate up to seven passengers, which will really enjoy, thanks to the 3-zone climate as well as the infotainment system with 5 screens.
2016 Infiniti QX60 Redesign
As far as the exterior goes, some slight changes are expected. A new body kit for the hybrid model, which will reduce running noise is expected, and a new set of 20 inch rims. We think that even with these small changes, the 2016 Infiniti QX60 will be a better vehicle, one of the best models in this class, and more appealing for those who are searching for a big off-road luxury car.
Infiniti QX60 2016 specs
Under the hood, the new Infiniti QX60 2016 will have 2 engine choices. First is the Nissan’s 3.5-liter V6 unit, which produces 260 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque. This unit is paired with the CVT automatic transmission, and makes this luxury crossover SUV both, FWD and AWD. The fuel economy is rated at 21/27 mpg. The other option is a hybrid system that combines a 2.5-liter supercharged gasoline engine and a 20 hp electric motor. This combination delivers 250 horsepower and 243 lb-ft of torque, and it comes with the same CVT as the V6 and with similar performance, but with 20% better mileage, which is rated at 26/28/27 mpg. That is actually quite remarkable for a luxury vehicle this size.
2016 Infiniti QX60 price and release date
The new Infiniti QX60 2016 is expected to come with a similar price as the previous model, meaning that the price will be somewhere in the middle of $40,000 and $43,000 for the base gasoline version. The adding of the AWD system will cost you $1,400 more. The 2016 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid will have a bit higher price, and it will be available for $45500. Both of these models ought to hit the market at the end of this year, and they will be offered as the 2016 models.
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