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Fun at first....novelty wears off
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By tomlovescars
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2012 Infiniti G Sedan G37x 4dr Sedan AWD (3.7L 6cyl 7A)


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At first, the power, the handling the looks are awesome....but after a few months, it just became another car at which point, I didn't appreciate the crappy gas mileage and the hesitation if you didn't use premium. not that comfortable for more than an hour to 90 min....would start to want to get out of the car. the car is fast, though and fun to drive


Best Features

power and the general way the car drove


Worst Features

OEM tires (Goodyear RA-S) wear out fast brakes lasted 20K premium label in name only......all others in the class offer free maintenance when new.


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Fun and Valuable
6 of 7 people found this review helpful
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By kluthage421
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2012 Infiniti G Sedan G37x 4dr Sedan AWD (3.7L 6cyl 7A)


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Very fun car to drive. Much better value than BMW, Mercedes, and Audi. People may say this car has road noise, but it is because of the OEM tires. Replace them right away. What is great about this car over its competitors is that it is not numb. You can tell details of the surface the car is on. You can feel it in the wheel and pedals. You don't want a car that is numb (BMW, Lexus etc.), unless you are driving in the city a lot, in which it's pointless to have a 3.7L V6 engine. So, the transmission isn't super smooth and F1-like in it's shifting speed. I like to feel when the car shifts. The G is a higher performing Maxima that looks better.


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Screaming engine at high revs. Direct Adaptive Steering. Headlights. Stereo. Interior lighting.


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Looks nice but many faults
2 of 16 people found this review helpful
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By sherm624
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2012 Infiniti G Sedan G37x 4dr Sedan AWD (3.7L 6cyl 7A)


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We hated this car so much that we returned it 9 months before the end of our lease and paid thousands just to be rid of it. The car looks great but driving is a chore. Steering requires effort, engine noise will wake the dead. Everyone thought the car had an exhaust leak. Transmission is horrible - difficult to launch smooth. Gas mileage is around 22 combined. It misses the mark in luxury by neglecting amenities found in competitors, such as cooled seats, front sensors (only has rear), rain sensing wipers, wood steering wheel. On trips longer than 30 minutes it is not comfortable and the cabin is very cramped. No wonder they stopped making this car.


Best Features

Power, handling, looks


Worst Features

Transmission needs to be smoother, reduce engine noise, increase interior space, increase gas mileage, increase tire wear (35K?), add front sensors. The Q series is a vast improvement but not quite enough.


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2nd "G" and Still Loving It...
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By dbalsam
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2012 Infiniti G Sedan G37x Sport Appearance Edition 4dr Sedan AWD (3.7L 6cyl 7A)


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Prior had 08 G35xS. Bulletproof reliability and loved the car overall. MPG's were not the best and some road/wind noise. Recently stepped into a 12 G37xS. Even though they look similar, a lot of smaller improvements to make car even better. I am also avg. 3mpg better doing same drive. Writing this for anyone looking for a great used car value that appreciates sporty sedan vs. a Camry/Accord. Probably still the best overall value in a 4dr. sports sedan with AWD. Road/Wind noise improved on G37 and much quieter on Hwy. with 7spd auto vs 5spd as engine revs are lower. Suspension seems better over bumps vs. G35 and more solid. Steering lightened up some at low speeds vs. G35.


Best Features

"S" sport package. Gets you the sports seats, 18" wheels, more aggressive front bumper/side sills. A Tasteful pkge. Great steering/handling and AWD with a feel of RWD. Easy to use Nav and Bluetooth for phone. Better MPG vs. older G35. Like rear sensors with back-up camera. Like the sound of the VQ engine when pushed. Plenty fast for most drivers. Drive normal and behaves normal, drive fast and push it and becomes a blast to drive.


Worst Features

BOSE needs a "real" subwoofer in parcel shelf and that system could be better. 7-spd auto could shift a tad smoother like our Audi 8-spd. Fold-down seats would be nice. Not much else as the Q50 is the successor to this car. Drove the Q50 as a loaner though and like G better although the Q50 interior is nicer. Would have been nice these last few years to update the interior and nav interface on G as it is identical to my 08. No big complains. Couldn't find anything else in price range with performance and features and reliability at this price. My 08 had 105k on it and only had a wheel bearing go bad. No other issues...


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Forget the GPS
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By mherzen
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2012 Infiniti G Sedan G37x 4dr Sedan AWD (3.7L 6cyl 7A)


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This has good to great handling, very quick acceleration, superb braking. Front seats do not support the hamstring properly, so somewhat uncomfortable. And, the ride is very stiff, so you will feel every bump - not for everyone. My biggest complaint, tho, is the GPS. You pay all this money for this device, you expect it to reliably choose the shortest/best route. This one does not (and I have compared it to others). It frequently gives bogus instructions to change your route, when no such change is necessary or desirable. My complaints to Infiniti have been met with the usual shrug - canned, meaningless responses. My advice: us your cellphone - no map updates needed, & traffic incl


Best Features

Handling, acceleration, musicbox (ability in 1212 model to put your CDs on its internal harddrive), a feature now gone, due to copy protection worriers.


Worst Features

GPS! It is, as currently designed, close to useless. Infiniti needs to fire their software company and go with a known commodity, some standard GPS maker (like Garmin, Tom Tom, or other). In fact, however, stand-alone GPS units are becoming obsolete, with development of cellphone technology. And, the cellphones have maps that are continually up-to-date (no hassle and expense of map updates) and traffic (no hassle and expense of Sirius radio). The minuses: smaller screen, and not built-in (but, incomparably less expensive!)


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