2010 Infiniti EX35 Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2010 INFINITI EX35 - Road Test Specs

2010 Infiniti ex35 Sedan

(3.5L V6 AWD 5-speed Automatic)


Model year2010
StyleJourney 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 5A)
Base MSRP$36,865
Options on test vehicleBose and Around View Monitor Package ($2,150 -- includes 11-speaker Bose Premium Audio system with 2 subwoofers; AM/FM/CD with MP3 playback capability and Radio Data System; Around View monitor with front and rear sonar system; advanced climate control system with Plasmacluster air purifier; Infiniti hard drive navigation system with 7-inch color touch-screen, lane guidance and 3-D building graphics; XM NavTraffic with real time traffic information; XM NavWeather; Zagat restaurant guide; Infiniti voice recognition for audio and navigation; single in-dash CD/DVD player; 9.3GB Music Box hard drive; streaming audio via Bluetooth wireless technology); Premium Package ($1,750 -- driver's seat memory with steering wheel, outside mirror and seat synchronization; 2-way driver's seat power lumbar support; coat hanger on driver's headrest; 8-way power front-passenger's seat; power up-folding second-row seats; premium stitching on meter hood; xenon auto-leveling headlights with adaptive front lighting system; HomeLink universal transceiver; aluminum roof rails; outside mirror with reverse tilt-down); 18-Inch Tire Package ($500 -- 18-inch x 8-inch 8-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels and 225/55R18 all-season tires); Illuminated Kick Plates ($280).
As-tested MSRP$41,545


Drive typeRear-wheel Drive
Engine typeV6
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3,498cc (213cu-in)
Block/head materialAluminum alloy
ValvetrainDouble overhead camshaft
Compression ratio (x:1)10.6
Redline (rpm)7600
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)297 @ 6,800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)253 @ 4,800
Fuel typePremium unleaded (recommended)
Transmission type5-speed Automatic
Transmission and axle ratios (x:1)I: 3.841; II: 2.352; III: 1.529; IV: 1.000; V: 0.839; R: 2.764; Final Drive: 3.692


Suspension, frontDouble wishbone
Suspension, rearMultilink
Steering typeSpeed-proportional power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)17:1
Tire brandDunlop
Tire modelSP Sport 7000
Tire typeAll-season front and rear
Tire size, frontP225/55R18 97V
Tire size, rearP225/55R18 97V
Wheel size, front18-by-8 inches
Wheel size, rear18-by-8 inches
Wheel materialAlloy
Brakes, frontVentilated disc
Brakes, rearDisc

Track Test Results

Acceleration, 0-30 mph (sec.)2.8
0-45 mph (sec.)4.4
0-60 mph (sec.)6.7
0-75 mph (sec.)9.2
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)14.8
0-60 with 1 foot of rollout (sec.)6.4
Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.)31
60-0 mph (ft.)123
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)64.2
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)0.80
Sound level @ idle (dB)NA
@ Full throttle (dB)NA
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)NA

Test Driver Ratings & Comments

Acceleration commentsEnjoys a bit of wheelspin on the launch when VSC is shut off. That said, the EX is dead consistent, shifts smartly at redline (but not harshly) and power doesn't wane as redline approaches.
Braking ratingVery Good
Braking commentsConfident, consistent and powerful brakes that showed very little signs of fading. Minimal dive and every stop was arrow-straight.
Handling ratingVery Good
Handling commentsSkid pad: VSC is not truly "off" and slight brake intervention combines with throttle closing to maintain intended path. Excellent steering load and information. Very good balance and the rear wants to play, but is ultimately checked by VSC. Slalom: Very little difference between VSC on/off speed, however, the EX feels less encumbered when the VSC is switched off. Well-tuned VSC applies brakes subtly and effectively. Excellent, crisp turn-in, very good weight transfer and enthusiastic RWD character that rewards throttle manipulation.

Testing Conditions

Elevation (ft.)1,121
Temperature (°F)66.06
Relative humidity (%)42.38
Wind (mph, direction)8.25

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)17 city/24 highway/19 combined
Edmunds observed (mpg)16.0
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)20.0

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,783
Curb weight, as tested (lbs.)3,822
Weight distribution, as tested, f/r (%)52.6/47.4
Length (in.)182.3
Width (in.)71.0
Height (in.)61.9
Wheelbase (in.)110.2
Track, front (in.)62.7
Track, rear (in.)64.6
Turning circle (ft.)34.8
Legroom, front (in.)44.3
Legroom, rear (in.)28.5
Headroom, front (in.)38.7
Headroom, rear (in.)37.7
Shoulder room, front (in.)54.8
Shoulder room, rear (in.)55.1
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)18.6


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


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsDual front
Head airbagsFront and rear
Antilock brakes4-wheel ABS
Electronic brake enhancementsBraking assist, electronic brakeforce distribution
Traction controlTraction control
Stability controlStability control
Tire-pressure monitoring systemTire-pressure monitoring
NHTSA crash test, driver4 stars
NHTSA crash test, passenger4 stars
NHTSA crash test, side front5 stars
NHTSA crash test, side rear5 stars
NHTSA rollover resistance4 stars
IIHS offsetGood

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