2004 Infiniti G35 Review | Edmunds.com

2004 Infiniti G35

Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) is a category of used car. Often late-model vehicles, they have been inspected, refurbished, if necessary, and are under warranty by the manufacturer.
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Infiniti G35 Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.5 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 260 hp @ 6000 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 17/24 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 2004 Infiniti G35

  • Fast, affordable and stylish, both the sedan and the coupe offer high levels of sport and luxury.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Powerful V6, balanced and capable handling, roomy cabin, reasonable price.

  • Cons

    Average interior materials quality, touchy brakes.

  • What's New for 2004

    Sedans get standard heated outside mirrors, heated front seats and, on leather-equipped six-speed models only, a four-way power passenger seat and a limited-slip differential. Other changes include a standard tire-pressure monitoring system, Low Emissions Vehicle status and a revised front console with an additional cupholder on leather-equipped six-speed coupes. 2004 also sees the addition of an all-wheel-drive sport sedan to the G35 lineup.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 16
  • cty
/
  • 22
  • highway
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews


1 of 1 people found this review helpful

2004 - 9 years later

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Vehicle: 2004 Infiniti G35 Rwd 2dr Coupe w/Leather (3.5L 6cyl 5A)

4 vehicles in the household, BMW, Infiniti QX4, and 2 G35's - an '03 and '04. Have had many other brands. We have kept our G35's all these years as they are a wonderful blend of performance, appearance, and luxury appointments supported by an outstandingly reliable and safe, fun to drive sporty car with usable back seat and cargo/trunk. The only problems - ever - are minor electrical over 9 and 10 years. Door lock actuators on both cars failed ($150 ea) and radio/climate control head repair ($400) on the '04. Both vehicles have about 70k miles garaged but driven year round including rough Canadian winters. Simply unbeatable combination of value, quality, reliability, luxury and fun.



6 of 6 people found this review helpful

Poor gas milage

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Vehicle: 2004 Infiniti G35 Rwd 4dr Sedan w/Leather (3.5L 6cyl 5A)

car is great in every way, just really really bad on gas



7 of 13 people found this review helpful

Pleasure to drive, nightmare to

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Vehicle: 2004 Infiniti G35 Rwd 4dr Sedan w/Leather (3.5L 6cyl 5A)

This was my very first car, and after about half a year of research I bought one used in October of 2010. From everything I read, this car seemed to have the best balance of performance, practicality, reliability, and style. Although this car has many irritating problems such as poor build quality and horrific gas milage (around 15), I still love it and take care of it like a baby.



5 of 6 people found this review helpful

Definitely a love/hate relationship!

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Vehicle: 2004 Infiniti G35 AWD 4dr Sedan w/Leather (3.5L 6cyl 5A)

I purchased my a 2004 G35 back in 2008 from Carmax with 39K Miles on it. Because it was a "luxury" car I decided to put the warranty on it and thank GOD I did. The car had to go in the shop every three months for something and no matter what I took it to the shop for, Infiniti charged $500 to get it back. The brakes are a nightmare, along with the rotors and pistons! I really loved this car but the maintenance was just too much, I feel like the car was in the shop more than I was able to actually drive it, though when it wasn't in the shop and running smoothly, it was quite a sweet ride.



14 of 14 people found this review helpful

G35 purchased new. 75k mile

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Vehicle: 2004 Infiniti G35 Rwd 2dr Coupe w/Leather (3.5L 6cyl 5A)

I love this car even though it's expensive to keep on the road. This model eats tires and brakes. I've been through 5 sets of tires and 3 sets of brakes, and one battery. Car has been dependable and trouble free since new. I just solved one of my biggest complaints 'gas milage'. Through performance tweaking I have increased my overall mpg from 19.2 to 21.27. Prior to modifications best highway mpg was 22.3. I recently completed a 2600 mile trip and top mpg was 25.5 and overall average for the trip was 24.31. The side benefit of the modifications has been more responsive acceleration.



13 of 13 people found this review helpful

Very good cars! (but not

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Vehicle: 2004 Infiniti G35 Rwd 2dr Coupe w/Leather (3.5L 6cyl 5A)

I own two G35s. A 2003 sedan and a 2004 coupe - both automatics. Review is for the coupe. Overall great cars. I'm constantly finding excuses to drive it because it's so fun. I prefer the couple over the sedan - the sedan is more roomy and a bit more comfortable, but the coupe is more sexy, sporty, and youthful looking. Styling wise, it's hard for the average person to tell it's 7-8 years old. Looks modern and sporty. Biggest difference performance-wise between the two models is the coupe is lower to the ground, and there seems to be less body roll when turning aggressively. When you sit in the couple it feels more like a race car. Not any faster than the sedan, though.



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Full 2004 Infiniti G35 Review

What's New for 2004

Sedans get standard heated outside mirrors, heated front seats and, on leather-equipped six-speed models only, a four-way power passenger seat and a limited-slip differential. Other changes include a standard tire-pressure monitoring system, Low Emissions Vehicle status and a revised front console with an additional cupholder on leather-equipped six-speed coupes. 2004 also sees the addition of an all-wheel-drive sport sedan to the G35 lineup.

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Talk About The 2004 G35

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poetry
poetry
08-20-2008
I was backing out of a blind parking space and hit a car I didn't see. Naturally I braked. Before getting out to see the damage I shifted into drive to go forward in order to see the damage to my bump...


wastintime
wastintime
06-24-2003
I'm wanting to hear responses about what changes are going to be made to the 2004 G35 Sedan. My dealer is telling me he hasn't heard of any changes which makes me suspicious, (trying to get me into th...


kfhmail
kfhmail
03-23-2003
Interior - The G35 needs more than 2 color options for the interior. Definitely need a middle color (my choice - medium gray) to go with the two extremes currently available. I would also like to see...



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