by shittycar on Mar 23, 2012 Vehicle: 1997 Infiniti QX4 4dr SUV 4WD
There is a mass Recall on the Infiniti Qx4s that have to do with the steering column and the struts. If you live in a northern state or any where were they use salt to clear the roads of snow and ice do not get this vehicle it has harmed enough people! If you feel any vibration or shaking in your steering wheel see your dealership. If you go around corners and your car jumps lanes with out you moving the wheel get rid of it. Im not the only one having these issues either. My friend who had a 1999 Infiniti Qx4 lost control of her steering completely while driving 65 mph down the road.
by djlarroc on Sep 24, 2011 Vehicle: 1997 Infiniti QX4 4dr SUV 4WD
Had this vechicle for about 3 years/30k. It was reliable, and maintenance was not bad. Ride was a bit stiff, and MPG was terrible. About 14-15MPG. 3.3 V6 struggles badly to move this heavy SUV. But it was a nice luxury SUV, and in the snow, it was among the best. Great winter vehicle. Radio went out, starter, and some other minor things, but no big deal. My full size Tahoe gets better MPG and with a lot more power.
by Jon Klingenfus on Oct 23, 2010 Vehicle: 1997 Infiniti QX4 4dr SUV 4WD
My brother bought this SUV in 1995 and ran it up 40k and did a quick sale to me as a fixer upper for $1000, he was told from a shop that it would cost $12k to fix right. Nonsense!~!Well $1200 later she was purring and looking new, but you have to look at the estimates! They priced everything as infinity and tried to charge dealership cost plus shop markup! I shopped pathfinder on ebay and cut the bill. Then gave it to mom, she's in love with her qx4 and even had the stereo upgraded with a new stereo with back up camera and DVD has been flawless for another 60k miles and climbing. She says it isn't how old you are, its how your treated.
A version of Nissan's wonderful four-wheeler is introduced by Infiniti, aiming to compete with the Mercury Mountaineer, Acura SLX and Land Rover Discovery. Differences between the QX4 and the Pathfinder include the Q's full-time four-wheel-drive system, a more luxurious interior and some different sheet metal.