2020 Infiniti QX60 First Details and Expectations

The upcoming 2020 Infiniti QX60 is a practical combination of style, safety, and usefulness. Perfect for long distance travels, with a large and quiet cabin, this 7-passengers SUV is a sheer class. With the new model, Nissan delivers significant improvement in the interior and exterior design. Also, third-row seats are now easily accessible and the smooth transmission operation adds to the luxurious feel.

The redesign will definitely help this premium crossover to keep up with growing competition. Other models in this segment that might be interesting are Acura MDX, Buick Encore, or Lexus RX 350.

2020 Infiniti QX60 concept

2020 Infiniti QX60 Redesign

The Infiniti QX60 generally keeps the elegant and exquisite shape that still look quite amazing. Some of the exterior features are added, the interior is notably upgraded, and the overall comfort is on a higher level. The profile is sprinkled by chrome strips and the roofline slanted towards the rear end. You may think that’s a little bit too aggressive, but these days it’s a three-row growing trend. The tailgate ends in the rear, making a very elegant and gentle curve. The very spacious interior comes with all kinds of knobs and switches but effectively arranged and easy to find.

The infotainment knob is on the central part of the dash, alongside the actual analog clock. A little bit of past era technology, just to break the monotony in this crossover. Furthermore, new Infiniti QX60 comes with heated outside mirror, heated front seat and power-adjustable driver seat for maximum comfort. All seats are upholstered with soft and tender synthetic leather to match-up with this overall posh interior.

2020 Infiniti QX60 interior

Changes On The New 2020 Infiniti QX60

For 2020 Infiniti QX60 model, the Japanese automaker has prepared new safety equipment. That will include blind spot monitoring, forward emergency braking, and predictive forward-collision warning. Also, Infiniti’s ProAssist package is available with a lane-departure warning and assist, adaptive cruise control and rear sonar system. The 2020 Infiniti Qx60 will be accessible in two trim levels and in the front-wheel or all-wheel drive. Infiniti Pure is the base model but with a lot more features and luxury equipment. Luxe is the highest trim level, and we will give a more detailed description of both later in this review. The base version will have 18-inch wheels, five USB ports, and 8-0 inch infotainment display.

Comfort is the main word when it comes to the new model. In the front, you will have a lot of headroom and pretty decent elbow and shoulder room: The central armrest is broad and nicely designed. The second row now comes with more legroom and can be slid back 5.5 inches. The only problem of the second row is not so big headroom space. The third row provides more than enough space to put some of the chubby friends back and all can enjoy the ride.

2020 Infiniti QX60 Specs

Unlikely for the modern-day SUV’s, the forthcoming 2020 Infiniti QX60 offers only one engine option. This mid-size crossover is powered by 3.5-liter V6, that can generate 295 hp and 270 pound-feet of torque. The new QX60 have amazing 6,400 rpm and it accelerates from 0-60 under 7.1 seconds. Forasmuch as the size and weight of this vehicle, it’s an almost ideal result. The manageable top-speed of the new model is 120 mph.

According to the EPA, Infiniti stays fuel efficient with 19 mpg city, 26 highway and 22 mpg combined. FWD opting are not much different, 20/27/22 mpg. Transmission is automatic but CVT with manual transmission is also available.

2020 Infiniti QX60 specs

2020 Infiniti QX60 Configurations

The new Infiniti QX60 will be produced in five variations. Besides the base model, there will be two higher-trim levels, each with AWD and FWD drivetrain option. First trim level, Infiniti Pure comes with the same engine but with more equipment and items. Electronically-controlled CVT with manual shift mode offers sequentially selectable gearshifts, for an even smoother ride. Moreover, Infiniti Drive Mode Selector allows the driver to choose between Standard, Sport, Snow or Eco Mode. Throttle response and transmission mapping also can be controlled. Towing capacity of the QX60 Pure is up to 5,000 lbs. Base features on the Pure include 18-inches triple 5-spoke aluminum-alloy wheel and T165/90D18 tires. Exterior features consist of LED daytime running lights, automatic on/off bi-functional LED highlights and integrated LED front fog lights.

The rear side is equipped with LED rear brake lights and high-mounted stoplight. Also, with Pure you get power-sliding tinted moonroof with one-touch auto-open/close. Additional equipment includes keyless entry and ignition, tri-zone automatic climate control, a six-speaker sound system with satellite radio etc. Luxe model adds roof rails, rear bumper protector, a 13-speaker Bose audio system and even more luxurious features inside. The biggest difference between these trims comes from the option packages. Available only for the Luxe trim, option packages include Essential, Theater, Sensory, ProAssist, ProActive and Limited package. Plus 20-inches wheels and tire package. All of these packages make a full audio-visual experience and bring much more in the general safety and the comfort.

2020 Infiniti QX60 changes2020 Infiniti QX60 Release Date and Price

The 2020 Infiniti QX60 price will start just above $45,000 for the base model. With the additional features and higher trim levels price can rise up to $65,000. Given this price, the upcoming 4-door and 7 seats SUV should compete Acura MDX, Audi Q7, and BMW X5. The release date of the new Infiniti QX60 is expected around the third quartal of 2019.

6 Replies to “2020 Infiniti QX60 First Details and Expectations”

  1. Raymond Werman says:

    I’m getting ready to buy a 2019 qx60 luxe but now I’m reading a lot about the 2020 redisigned model . I don’t know if I should wait or not . When will it be out ? Is there a lot of changes !

    1. Lewis says:

      Hi. We are expecting official updates. Definitely, will be worth of waiting for a redesign.

  2. JS says:

    Is there a Hybrid version of this Infiniti QX60 2020 model? I read somewhere that Nissan is introducing a Hybrid version of the 2020 model but it’s not mentioned in this article.


    1. Lewis says:

      Hi. Hybrid model was discontinued in 2017 and Toyota hasn’t confirmed it will be brought back.

  3. Betty Lou Faber says:

    Will the 2020 Infinity qx60 have apple car play?

    1. Lewis says:

      Nissan is going to launch a new generation of the infotainment system. It MUST support both Apple Car Play, Android Auto… and probably few other services.

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