2008 Infiniti EX35 Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2008 INFINITI EX35 - Road Test Specs

2008 Infiniti EX35 SUV

(3.5L V6 5-speed Automatic)


Model year2008
Style4dr SUV
Base MSRP$35,000 (estimated)
Options on test vehicleBose premium audio, navigation system, Bluetooth, lane departure prevention; Around View monitor, moonroof, cruise control, dual-zone air-conditioning
As-tested MSRP$45,000 (estimated)


Drive typeRear-wheel drive
Engine typeV6
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3,494cc (213 cu-in)
Block/head materialAluminum block and heads
ValvetrainDouble overhead camshaft, variable valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)10.6
Redline (rpm)7,500 rpm
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)297 @ 6,800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)253 @ 4,800
Transmission type5-speed automatic with manual shift mode
Transmission and axle ratios (x:1)I 3.841; II 2.352; III 1.529; IV 1.00; V 0.839FD: N/A


Suspension, frontIndependent, double wishbones, coil springs and stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent, multilink, coil springs and stabilizer bar
Steering typePower-assisted, engine-speed-sensitive rack-and-pinion
Steering ratio (x:1)17.1:1
Tire brandDunlop
Tire modelSP Sport 7000
Tire typeAll-season
Tire size, frontP225/55R18 97V
Tire size, rearP225/55R18 97V
Wheel size18-inch front and rear
Wheel materialCast aluminum
Brakes, frontVentilated disc
Brakes, rearVentilated disc

Track Test Results

0-45 mph (sec.)4.0
0-60 mph (sec.)6.3
0-75 mph (sec.)8.8
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)14.6 @ 96.2
0-60 with 1 foot of rollout (sec.)Not available
Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.)29
60-0 mph (ft.)118
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)66
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)0.82
Sound level @ idle (dB)41.1
@ Full throttle (dB)80.2
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)69.1

Test Driver Ratings & Comments

Acceleration commentsStriking power and acceleration for an SUV. Impressive high-rpm power just like a G35 V66. Sharp, rev-matched downshifts are awesome. And quick 0-60-mph time is also awesome.
Braking ratingExcellent
Braking commentsSolid, repeatable performance with good pedal feel from first to last trial. Very good for an SUV.
Handling ratingExcellent
Handling commentsExcellent control feel on skid pad, and better information through the steering and chassis than many cars. Very good grip with decent balance that's receptive to throttle input. In slalom, EX has good feeling stability and control during fast transitions. Confident and composed, more like a tall wagon than an SUV.

Testing Conditions

Elevation (ft.)421
Temperature (°F)70
Wind (mph, direction)3.5

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)17 city/24 highway
Edmunds observed (mpg)17.0
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)20.0

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,790
Curb weight, as tested (lbs.)3,820
Weight distribution, as tested, f/r (%)52.7/47.3
Length (in.)182.3
Width (in.)71.0
Height (in.)61.9
Wheelbase (in.)110.2
Track, front (in.)Not available
Track, rear (in.)Not available
Turning circle (ft.)Not available
Legroom, front (in.)44.3
Legroom, rear (in.)28.5
Legroom, 3rd row (in.)Not applicable
Headroom, front (in.)38.7
Headroom, rear (in.)37.7
Headroom, 3rd row (in.)Not applicable
Shoulder room, front (in.)54.8
Shoulder room, rear (in.)55.1
Shoulder room, 3rd row (in.)Not applicable
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)16.8
Max. cargo volume, seats folded (cu-ft)Not available


Bumper-to-bumper4 years/60,000 miles
Powertrain6 years/70,000 miles
Corrosion7 years/Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance4 years/60,000 miles
Free scheduled maintenanceNot available


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsStandard, front
Head airbagsStandard
Knee airbagsNot applicable
Antilock brakes4-wheel ABS
Electronic brake enhancementsElectronic brakeforce distribution, brake assist
Traction controlStandard
Stability controlStandard
Rollover protectionNot applicable
Tire-pressure monitoring systemDirect Pressure
Emergency assistance systemLane departure warning, lane departure prevention
NHTSA crash test, driverNot available
NHTSA crash test, passengerNot available
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot available
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot available
NHTSA rollover resistanceNot available

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