Formerly known as the JX35, the 2018 Infiniti QX60 is a twin of the seven-passenger Nissan Pathfinder. Both are linked to the Nissan Altima sedan, Murano SUV and Quest minivan; all based on the same structure. You can think of the QX60 as a tall wagon or minivan with conventional doors. It received some updates last year, so this year’s change is minimal. The QX60 six-cylinder engine receives a boost in power and torque without impacting fuel economy. Combined with its plush ride and quiet cockpit, the 2018 Infiniti QX60 has the right ingredient for a long interstate trip.
The 2018 Infiniti QX60 is a seven-passenger SUV offered single well-equipped trim levels.
The 2018 Infiniti QX60 is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 that makes 295 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque. A continuously variable transmission (CVT) is the only transmission offered. Front-wheel drive is standard, while all-wheel drive is optional.
The V6 engine is smooth and fairly quiet, especially at highway speeds. The CVT is smooth and simulates gear changes at full throttle. In track testing, the 2018 Infiniti QX60 went from zero to 60 mph in 7.3 seconds. The EPA estimates fuel economy at 22 mpg combined (20 city/27 highway with front-wheel drive, while the all-wheel-drive version drops slightly to 22 mpg combined (19 city/26 highway).
Properly equipped, the QX60 can tow up to 5,000 pounds.