The QX50 is an entry-level crossover of the Nissan’s luxury division Infiniti. It was originally launched in 2007 as 2008 year model. So far, there are two generations of it. Current model was launched in 2013 and after some time of production, it is expected that mid-cycle refresh should come next year, probably as 2017 Infiniti QX50. This model will undergo several changes and most of them will be in cars appearance. It will come with modified exterior and interior. On the other side, most of the mechanical parts, such as powertrain, will remain unchanged.
2017 Infiniti QX50 changes
As we mentioned, 2017 Infiniti QX50 will come with changes both outside and inside the car. When it is about exterior, most of the changes are, naturally at the front. It will come with restyled front fascia, which includes altered grille, revisited headlights and also with redesigned bumpers. It will come on 19-inch alloy wheels and one of the very interesting novelties are also new LED indicators on the mirrors. When it is about interior, 2017 QX50 will feature several changes too. Design of the cabin isn’t expected to be drastically changed, so we will probably see only some new materials, color options.
On the other side, when it is high-tech features, it will come with very long list of standard and optional features. Infotainment system will be upgraded and updated, while premium audio system will be standard feature now. When it is about safety systems, list is very long and some of the most notable features are blind spot monitoring system, active cruise control, brake assist and many other.
2017 Infiniti QX50 engine
When it is about powertrain, things will remain pretty much unchanged. The 2017 Infiniti QX50 will be powered with the same 3.7 liter V6 engine, which has an output of 325 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque. This engine will be paired with same electronically controlled 7-speed automatic transmission, with manual mode. It will deliver power to either rear or all wheels.
2017 Infiniti QX50 release date and price
The 2017 Infiniti QX50 will come somewhere next year. Price is expected to remain pretty much the same as for the current model. It goes around 35.000 dollars.