Recent announcements from Infiniti about styling of the QX30 small hatchback could be cheering for all fans and enthusiasts, waiting for this vehicle all across the globe. This luxurious car is going to be competitor in its segment, where German vehicles are dominating. This might not be the most popular class in US, but 2018 Infiniti QX30 can make difference. New hatch is upgraded version of Q30 car. It doesn’t belong to crossover class which wears X sign in its name.
2018 Infiniti QX30 redesign
By not being SUV is making things interesting about 2018 Infiniti QX30. It is built on concept presented in 2013 which includes sharp nose and complete redesign of front. There are also larger wheels installed and signature C-pillar in reverse-crescent shape will be changed a bit. Cabin is also interesting, by adding some French touch. The fact is that Nissan, which owns Infiniti as its luxurious nameplate, is cooperating with Renault, and except some new cars, fruits of their mutual work is shown in some parts. Most notable is touchscreen display and organized dashboard, with black, leather and metallic trims.
2018 Infiniti QX30 engines
Main engine of 2018 Infiniti QX30 is going to be 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder powertrain. It is capable to deliver 210 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. It is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission, which was recently launched by Nissan. This one will be the only option for US customers, while buyers in other countries can get new QX30 with 1.6-liter, 1.5-l or 2.2-liter petrol and diesel engines. Although front-wheel drive system is default method, all-wheel drive can be purchased.
2018 Infiniti QX30 competition and price
German vehicles will be main rivals to 2018 Infiniti QX30, not only in US, but also worldwide. Luxurious hatchback will face tough competition in Mercedes Benz CLA class, which already established themselves as leader in this segment, BMW 2-Series and Audi A3. Mercedes has announced pricing for its hatchback. Starting price is $32,000. Finally we believe that Infiniti and other competitors will offer similar pricing for their models.