The QX60 is a new name, but a seasoned competitor in the crossover marketplace—the vehicle formerly known as the JX35 is now the QX60.
What's New for 2014
The main changes for 2014—aside from its name—include alterations to various option packages. An auto-dimming rearview mirror with is a new standard feature across the line.
Choosing Your INFINITI QX60
The three-row, seven-seater is equipped with a 265-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine that earns an EPA-rating of 20 mpg city and 26 mpg highway. All-wheel drive is available in the QX60 AWD, which earns 19 mpg city and 25 mpg highway.
Standard features include a continuously variable transmission (CVT), leather upholstery, Bluetooth, tri-zone climate control, and a moonroof. Beyond that, a series of option packages enable customization:
This includes a Bose 13-speaker audio system, a driver memory system, entry-exit assist, power-folding heated outside mirrors, power lumbar support, heated steering wheel, and remote engine start.
Premium Plus Package
This adds navigation with an 8-inch display and voice recognition, real-time traffic and weather, a telematics system, a 360-degree Around View monitor, an in-dash DVD player, Bluetooth audio, and rain-sensing wipers.
Dual 7-inch monitors, two wireless headphones and remote control, auxiliary input jacks, a 120-volt outlet and rear headphone jacks are included in this package.
Intelligent cruise control, brake assist with forward collision warning and blind spot warning are featured in this package.
This package includes lane departure warning and lane departure prevention, blind spot intervention and front-seat pre-crash seat belts.
Deluxe Touring, Technology
Features include: a Bose 15-speaker surround system, 20-inch aluminum wheels, climate-control front seats, heated second-row heated seats and power-collapsible third-row seats.
Unless you need the traction, an all-wheel drive system adds unneeded weight and expense. We'd choose a rear-wheel drive QX60 with a few well-chosen option packages that suit our individual needs