The JX35/QX60 has a pleasant look, great interior, and probably the best seating arrangement for a vehicle in this size and price range.
I have the Premium, Driver Assistance and Theater packages.
It is not a snappy driver, but for long trips with the family it is quiet and the safety features generally work very well on the highway.
The first 8 months were wonderful.
Then the problems started.
Be very careful in checking out the brake pedal.
At times it will “fall to the floor” or hit the physical stop.
Happens on JX and QX.
Two of last four months in the shop for a variety of issues (primarily brakes and interior).
Replaced all the leather.
Concerned about long term safety & cost
The vehicle is spacious, the interior is nicely finished and the seating arrangements allow for adults in all rows.
The array of safety features is impressive.
The brake can drop to a physical stop at times leaving the driver wondering if line pressure is firm.
The electronic safety features can result in unexpected results.
(adaptive cruise not seeing cars, braking for steel plates over road repairs, ...).
Never forget who is driving.
The engine and CVT combination is sluggish and often allows for high revving of the engine at odd times.
This would be a great diesel vehicle.
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