2017 Infiniti QX30 is a completely new model that is ready for series production. The market of compacts crossover grows, so will this model to fill the segment. Dimensions of vehicle are to 174.3 inches long, 71.4 inches width and 60 inches height. The body will be built on the MFA platform, which it shares with the Mercedes-Benz GLA. Platform will have more intensive use of high-strength steel compared to Mercedes-Benz model. Styling is completely taken up by the Q30 model, namely: coupe roofline, the new side windows, roof rails and alloy wheels. Cabin will offer a 2 + 2 seating configuration and new materials. The drive unit is 4-cylinder turbo engine with high efficiency. The model will be available in the US market during the 2016 year and the price has not yet been determined.
2017 Infiniti QX30 – Petrol turbo engine
2017 Infiniti QX30 is powered with petrol turbo 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. This engine will be designed for the American market, while the diesel version comes to the European market. The engine will have a direct-injection technology and cylinder deactivation, which will bring better economy fuel. Torque will be transmitted over a 7-speed automatic transmission on all four wheels. The engine will deliver 240 horsepower, while fuel economy is rated at 22/29 mpg. Mechanical improvements and higher seating position will bring better driving characteristics. Detailed specifications will be announced later.
2017 Infiniti QX30 – Interior
2017 Infiniti QX30 will have a luxurious interior that will offer the finest materials. The seats are anatomically made of natural leather in several designs with contrast. Although announced configuration of four seats, there is a possibility that the manufacturer for practical reasons add a fifth seat. The cargo space is adequate number of passengers and folding the rear seats are obtain additional space. The list of standard equipment is impressive: the touch screen, functional steering wheel, automatic climate control, wireless communications, premium audio system, and much more. Competition in the segment is large and includes Lexus NX 200t and NX 300h, BMW X1, Audi Q3, Mercedes-Benz GLA250 and Buick Encore. Price competitive Mercedes GLA models ranges from $ 32,000 to $ 55,000.