For the 2016 Infiniti QX60 refresh is planned. It won’t bring any spectacular changes, and new vehicle is expected pretty similar as its predecessor. Most changes will be done inside the cabin, while exterior is going to have just minor touches. On the powertrain side, there could be good news for all users of Infiniti QX60, since improvement of mileage is announced and higher output is also expected. This is wise move by company board, since they made improvements on the most important factor.
2016 Infiniti QX60 engine
This SUV used to deploy two kinds of drivetrains. One of these, a 3.5-l V6 is goinf to be carried over to 2016 Infiniti QX60. It can develop around 260 hp and 250 pound-feet of torque, which is better than its predecessor, and buyers know to appreciate that. A CVT is standard transmission. Front-wheel drive is used by base models, and AWD is optional. From some rumors, we’ve heard that new QX60 could raise its highway fuel economy up to 30 mpg.
2016 Infiniti QX60 hybrid
Beside standard, petrol crossover, 2016 Infiniti QX60 offers hybrid drivetrain. Gas engine used in combination with 20 hp electric motor, is 2.5-l supercharged four-cylinder unit. Power deployed from this mix is close to standard Infiniti QX60. Both torque and power are short for about 10 units. However, it has a lot better fuel economy, since this combo is giving 20 percent boost on hybrid model. Finally same transmission is installed on this as on petrol SUV.
2016 Infiniti QX60 redesign
As it is already mentioned, interior of the 2016 QX60 is improved. First of all, boost is visible on materials used for equipment. Then, upholstery is replaced by Alcantara suits. Higher trims get more genuine material. A triple-zone climate and five screens boosts infotainment system to one of the best among luxury segment. Finally we must mention few exterior upgrades. Probably most notable are new 20-inch wheels. Also, there is new body kit for reducing noises from outside.
2016 Infiniti QX60 price
Same price of 2016 Infiniti QX60 is expected. Base models should cost around $43.000, while higher trims and hybrid model goes north with value. An AWD drive system adds $1400 to price of QX60. Finally hybrid could be closer to $50.000 mark.