When it comes to buying luxury sedans, most people usually choose one of the common models offered by traditional European luxury brands. But if you are someone who likes to look beyond, you should add the Infiniti Q70 to your list.
While it may not be quite as polished as a sedan from Mercedes-Benz or BMW, this Infiniti midsize luxury sedan is matched, and in some ways defeats them in their own way. With a powerful engine lineup, attractive cabin with high-quality materials and full of the latest tech features, the 2018 Infiniti Q70 gives you a lot for your money.
The 2018 Infiniti Q70 is a five-passenger midsize luxury sedan that sold in two main trim levels: 3.7 Luxe and 5.6 Luxe. The numbers indicate what type of engine is used. Both are also available in long-wheelbase Q70L form.
The 2018 Infiniti Q70 3.7 Luxe comes standard with a 3.7-liter V6 engine that produces 330 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque. The Q70 5.6 Luxe uses a 5.6-liter V8 engine good for 420 hp and 417 lb-ft of torque. All Q70 models come with a seven-speed automatic transmission with manual shift control. Rear-wheel drive is standard, while all-wheel drive is available as an option.
In track testing, the 2018 Infiniti Q70L 3.7 accelerates to 60 mph in 5.7 seconds, a quick time for a base engine but mediocre for a 330-hp sedan. The EPA fuel economy rating at 21 mpg combined (18 city/25 highway), AWD models drops to 20 mpg combined (18 city/24 highway).
The 2018 Infiniti Q70 5.6 Luxe went to 60 mph in 5.2 seconds, an average performance for a midsize luxury sedan with an upgraded engine. EPA estimated fuel economy at 19 mpg combined (16 city/24 highway) with RWD and 18 mpg combined (16 city/23 highway) with AWD.