2019 Infiniti QX50 Long-Term Road Test - Performance

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2019 Infiniti QX50: Monthly Update for September 2018

by Dan Frio, Reviews Editor

2019 Infiniti QX50

Where Did We Drive It?
Oh, dear. This doesn't bode well. Just a few months into its stint in our garage and our 2019 Infiniti QX50 barely covered 700 miles of local driving. Are we already really that indifferent to this new Infiniti and its clever new engine technology? It would appear so just by looking at the stat sheet.

But data can lie. Fact is, we've had a remarkable run of test cars in and out of the office lately, cars that come in for short testing periods then leave. These cars get driven out of necessity, leaving our long-termers quiet and forlorn. Many of us have also been spending a lot of time on airplanes.

We'll see how the fall shapes up, but I'd like to think the QX50 is simply biding its time to show us what it can do. Editor Josh spent some time at the wheel and thinks the QX stacks up nicely with its primary Japanese rival. Those are qualities we'll be looking for in a Southern California luxury SUV.

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2019 Infiniti QX50: Monthly Update for August 2018

by Dan Frio, Staff Writer

2019 Infiniti QX50

Where Did We Drive It?
Our 2019 Infiniti QX50 finally stretched its legs in August, its first real month of service in the long-term fleet. We added the redesigned crossover in early July, putting on some break-in miles for much of the month. In late July and into August, a few members of the team drove it home and drove it around town, but it was editor Travis Langness who racked up the first batch of big miles with a 2,000-mile trip to Colorado.

Nissan's new variable compression four-cylinder engine found in the QX50 wasn't too impressive at Rocky Mountain altitude, nor were some of the QX's other comfort and safety features. Travis' initial impressions don't bode well for accruing road-trip mileage. On the other hand, some driver aids came in handy during our local driving and, common to Infinitis, the interior fit and finish punches above its weight.

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2019 Infiniti QX50: Introduction

by Dan Frio, Staff Writer

2019 Infiniti QX50

Riding on an all-new platform and with an engineering breakthrough underhood, the 2019 Infiniti QX50 promises new thrills in the midsize crossover game. But will an awkward transmission response kill its vibe? We've got a year to find out.

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