The 2015 Infiniti Q50 is mid-size luxurious sedan. It is also available as hybrid. Regular, gasoline powered model is one exceptional car, which has all – stylish look, superb performance, comfortable cabin. According to feedback, hybrid version, Q50S is not so great. Au contraire, this is poor try to make excellent vehicle Hybrid. Interior is the same for both cars, driving mechanics are different, That is why is Q50S rated worse than regular Infiniti Q50 sedan.
2015 Infiniti Q50 engine
For standard sedan, 3.7-liter V6 is installed under the hood. It can deliver 328 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque through seven-speed automatic gearbox that sends power to rear wheels. It is standard offer. All-wheel drive is also available, but 7-speed transmission is only option. Sedan needs around 5.5 seconds to accelerate to 60 mph and estimated fuel consumption is 22 mpg for all-wheel models, and 25 mpg for sedans with rear-wheel drive installed.
2015 Infiniti Q50 hybrid
On the other side, we have hybrid version, which differs from sedan in engine. Under the hood of this variation is 3.5-liter V6. Standard drivetrain is paired with lithium-ion battery pack powered electric unit. It accelerates faster than sedan, in just 5.3 seconds to 60 mph, and delivers more ponies, 360 hp. Fuel economy is also better, 31 mpg for RWD and 30 mpg for AWD. However, driving impression is worse. Inconsistent acceleration and braking are two things that bother drivers. Also, Direct Adaptive Steering, installed on hybrid model, gives delayed response and bad feedback.
2015 Infiniti Q50 styling
Excluding hybrid variant, 2015 Infiniti Q50 sedan is available in three trim levels. For base model, standard offer includes 17-inch alloy wheels, LED head- and fog lights. Inside, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and cruise control are installed. There are also eight-way power front seats and twin touch-screen displays, while rearview camera helps you park your Q50 sedan. Infotainment is boosted with InTouch system with many options. Higher trim levels adds some of the more premium features, such as 14-speaker Bose surround-sound audio system, 19-inch wheels or paddle shifters and leather sport seats.