by daross1 on Dec 9, 2013 Vehicle: 1998 Infiniti Q45
Just had to retire my 1998 Q45 due to being rearended and totalled.
Car had 232000 on it and was overall very reliable.
Not a single problem until 155,000 Miles.
Fuel Injectors, Coils, and just age were starting to cause more problems, but I think it would have gone to 300,000 if not for accident.
Overall, fun to drive, reliable, and excellent value as cost to own is only a little expensive with gas costs.
But it proved to be safe as I hardly felt the hit from behind and he was going about 35 miles an hour.
by gfarrell1 on Aug 3, 2013 Vehicle: 1998 Infiniti Q45
Now that I'm at the point of retiring from Q45s it is safe for me to say that this is one of the best vehicles ever made.
You can get them for 4k with 90k miles in 100% condition from an 80 year old doctor, then drive the crap out of them.
We have bmw's but I take the q45 when it's highway time.
A really great vehicle and the ultimate sleeper.
by Eddie on Jul 30, 2010 Vehicle: 1998 Infiniti Q45
I have had my Infiniti Q45 for 10 years. It has 190,000 miles on it and the only thing that has ever been wrong (other than standard maintenance) on it is the alternator at 135,000 miles. It is simply an amazing vehicle and is a VERY underrated vehicle. I finally bought a new Nissan this year but gave the Q45 to my 16 yr old daughter. After 4 months, I want my Q45 back! Best car Ever!
by Superb on May 28, 2010 Vehicle: 1998 Infiniti Q45
I must confess that I was a HUGE Lexus fan and have owned the LS 400 and GS 400. Unfortunately I totaled my GS and we didn't want a car note, and couldn't find another GS that matched our price point. So, my husband bought the '98 Q for me and told me that I would not be disappointed. Well, how sweet it is! What a beautiful ride and it moves quickly when I need it to. A whole lot of power and luxury for very little cost. It is definitely an under rated vehicle. After owning Lexus V8s, this Q can role just as hard, if not harder! Oh and I forgot to mentioned that it currently has 138,000 miles on it.
I bought my Q45 10 years ago and it now has 188,000 miles on it. I am amazed at the reliability of this vehicle. It is far and away the best car I've ever owned. It still runs perfectly- like new today. I keep waiting for something major to go wrong so I can justify trading it in but it continues to run and operate perfectly. It handles well, is very comfortable, powerful and quiet. The only item that ever failed was the alternator at 125,000 miles. I just need to tell the world that this car is the UNBELIEVABLY reliable. I am finally considering trading it in only because I've had it for 10 years and I want something different. I'm sure I'll be disappointed with it's replacement. Its a 10!
by Gegose on May 15, 2009 Vehicle: 1998 Infiniti Q45
Just bought my brother-in-law's Infiniti after watching him enjoy it for 10 years. Love driving it. Love the interior feel, the sturdiness of the car, the immaculate condition. Love the feeling of luxury. Looking forward to keeping it another 10 years.
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