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The new Infiniti FX 2010 is stylish looking luxury SUV and no one can ignore the Infiniti FX when it is on the road. The new Infiniti FX has option of two powerful engines, stylish exterior and lots of high tech features. Its sporty handling and innovative safety features give Infiniti advantage over its rivals.

Infiniti FX is the good value for money amongst its class and it comes with high level of standard features and it also costs several hundred dollars less than the similar BMW X6. Safety feature makes the Infiniti distinctive from its competitors.

It is loaded with high tech safety equipment, which includes lane departure warning system. If you are looking for high tech sporty SUV, then FX is the right choice for you. Remember that FX gadgets come as optional parts, which will cost you thousands of dollars. The new Infiniti FX35 features V6 engine and FX50 boasts V8 engine and all wheels drive is optional on base model and standard on FX50.

Infiniti FX Ratings

 

Infiniti FX Performance: 8.9 (Very Good)

Infiniti FX Exterior: 8 (Good)

Infiniti FX Interior: 8.6 (Very Good)

Infiniti FX Safety: 10 (Superb)

Infiniti FX Reliability: 8.1 (Good)

Infiniti FX Overall Rating: 8.8 (Very Good)

Acceleration & Power

 

If you are looking for a sporty SUV, then its powerful engines don’t disappoint. The FX35 comes with 3.5 litre V6 engine which makes 303 horsepower and FX50 comes with powerful 5.0 litre V8 engine, which makes 390 horsepower. Both are paired with seven speed automatic smooth transmission. Both options provide enough power and V6 might suit you. It provides reasonable power with thousands of dollars less prices than V8 model.

Fuel economy is about average, FX35 16 mpg in city and 23 mpg on highway and FX50 is rated 14 mpg in city and 20 mpg on highway. Infiniti FX35 fuel ratings are good as compared to FX50.

The new FX features a front independent double-wishbone suspension, speed-sensitive power steering and rear independent multi-link suspension. FX50 comes with optional sport package which costs $3,000 and it adds Continuous Damping Control with Auto and Sport modes.

Interior

 

The new 2010 Infiniti FX is packed with new features and luxurious interior. The true luxury feeling and top notch material used in interior is truly excellent. Seats are comfortable, most of the reviewers left the positive feedback on interior.

FX leads in features department by offering many optional gadgets. Standard features include full leather interior, a six-CD changer, an auxiliary input jack, dual-zone automatic temperature control, a Bose Premium Audio system, a Rear View monitor and XM Satellite Radio. Infiniti’s Hard Drive Navigation System and a 9.3-Gigabyte Music Box hard drive are standard on the FX50, but optional in FX35.

Infiniti FX is not a spacious car, but it provides adequate amount of space. Infiniti FX provides 24.8 cubic feet of cargo with all seat in use and 62 cubic feet with rear seats folded down.

Exterior

 

The stylish coupe like shape is attractive to most of the reviewers and its design is unique than any other SUV. Infiniti FX comes with standard features like self-healing paint, folding outside mirrors, dual heated power-adjustable, High Intensity Discharge bi-functional xenon headlights and dual chrome exhaust finishers.

Safety & Reliability

 

FX is the safest car to drive; however, there is no crash tests are done still it receives the 10 out 10 in safety. There are many safety features are included like Advanced Air Bag System, roof-mounted curtain side impact supplemental air bags, driver and front-passenger side impact supplemental air bags, Brake Assist, Anti-Lock Brakes, Electronic Brake force Distribution, a Traction Control System and Vehicle Dynamic Control.

There are other variety of optional safety features are available like Intelligent Cruise Control, Intelligent Brake Assist with Forward Collision Warning, Pre-Crash Seat Belts, Distance Control Assist and rain-sensing front wipers and Lane Departure Prevention and Lane Departure Warning systems.

Infiniti FX is the most reliable car to drive and it receives ranking of 8.1 out 10, which is considerably good. You will surely love this new sporty Infiniti SUV.

Prices Chart

 

Base Model: MSRP: $42,850 | AWD FX50 V8 Model: MSRP: $59,000

FX AWD V6: MSRP: $44,300

 

About the author: Ahmad Wali

 

Ahmad Wali is associated with automotive industry from past 4 years. Also the member of the Cars Edition Magazine and critique for latest car reviews. Apart from Automotive industry he is an Entrepreneur running blog network including UK eBest Cars. Say Hello on twitter

 

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One Comment

  1. I like it. The head lights are kinda 7 series head lights at an angle but I still like it more than square head lgihts

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