Premium segment of Nissan vehicles comes as Infiniti models. These are equipped with more luxury features, and styling is different. So it will be with sedan segment, where 2017 Infiniti Q30 is taking it place into compact class. Premium brand is made to lure younger buyers, and except Japanese, company’s target is US market. Except China, other countries haven’t established themselves as markets where Infiniti is present continuously. But, new 2017 Q30 will be offered to European customers, and company is going to see if this is a good plan.
2017 Infiniti Q30 release date and competition
New sedan could be presented very soon, since sale is planned to start during 2016. US market won’t see it before late spring or summer, while launching date in EU is still unknown. Price should be $32.000 or close if the 2017 Infiniti Q30 wants to be competitive in the market. There, this luxury sedan will face their main rivals – Audi A3, BMW 2-Series and Mercedes-Benz CLA.
2017 Infiniti Q30 engine
Under the hood of the new 2017 Infiniti Q30 in USA will be 2.0-l turbocharged four-cylinder drivetrain. This unit is ready to burst 208 hp. It is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission and front-wheel is set as default drive. The European market will have more choices. Displacement is unknown yet, but we have heard that petrol and diesel variants will be ready, transmission system should be different, with 6-speed manual gearbox offered, and at the end, all-wheel drive coming as an option.
2017 Infiniti Q30 trim levels
Although they are rivals, 2017 Infiniti Q30 is using platform from Mercedes-Benz GLA class. However, it came to stylish vehicle, which could cause a lot of attraction on the market. Total of three trim levels will be offered. Base models are equipped with standard features, such as color touch-screen display, cruise control and park assist. Highlight of the Sport trim is better acceleration and more comfortable interior features. Finally top of the class Premium vehicles are getting 19-inch wheels, stiffer suspension and various systems, including blind spot and forward collision warning, and improved safety features.