2013 Infiniti JX35: An Electronics Interface That Just Works
November 19, 2012
James' post about the MyFord Touch system in our Focus ST reminded me how Nissan/Infiniti is still quietly going about using its excellent interface. It's not all fancy pants like MFT, MMI, CUE and so forth. It won't input your hand writing or book you a table at Texas Roadhouse. It doesn't even have a name, near as I can tell. It just consists of some buttons, a knob controller and a touchscreen. But it works. It works really well.
There's a small learning curve for remembering where the specific buttons are. But for me that's really it as far as negatives. There's no frustration involved. The iPod interface is still arguably the best in the buisness. And you can combine the buttons and touchscreen operations all to your liking.
I suppose some people will want all the added tech in the other interfaces. But for me, Infiniti's system hits the sweet spot.
Brent Romans, Senior Automotive Editor @ 11,102 miles