As the luxury automotive brand of Nissan, Infiniti - since its U.S. launch in the fall of 1989 - has been charged with penetrating the profitable market for high end automobiles that exists (most years) within the United States. With but one competitive product and esoteric ad campaign, the US launch was less than successful, and it took Infiniti well over a decade to find its voice in the increasingly crowded luxury segment.

Today Infiniti would seem to have found that voice - and market share - with a wide-ranging selection of sedans, coupes, crossovers and SUVs. Most affordable is the all-new QX30 crossover. Using a Mercedes-supplied platform and drivetrain, the QX30 offers a contemporary 5-door profile and an entry-level window sticker of around $30K. And with tme and growing visibility, it could also become the brand's most popular. There is no halo GT in the lineup, but the new Q60 Red Sport 400 has, as the tag would imply, unlimited potential. And the 'most expensive' honor goes to Infiiniti's QX80 SUV, where the model designation and delivered price (under or over roughly $80000) essentially overlap.


2017 INFINITI Q70L
2017 INFINITI Q70L
MSRP:
$51,600
Engine:
3.7L V-6
MPG:
18 City / 25 HWY
2017 INFINITI QX80
2017 INFINITI QX80
MSRP:
$63,850
Engine:
5.6L V-8
MPG:
14 City / 20 HWY
2017 INFINITI Q70
2017 INFINITI Q70
MSRP:
$50,100
Engine:
3.7L V-6
MPG:
18 City / 25 HWY
2017 INFINITI Q50
2017 INFINITI Q50
MSRP:
$33,950
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
23 City / 31 HWY
2017 INFINITI QX60
2017 INFINITI QX60
MSRP:
$44,900
Engine:
3.5L V-6
MPG:
19 City / 26 HWY
2017 INFINITI QX50
2017 INFINITI QX50
MSRP:
$34,650
Engine:
3.7L V-6
MPG:
17 City / 24 HWY
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$25,499 / 56,286 miles / CA
The Infiniti Q60 Black S gets an F1 KERS system

The coupe packs a twin-turbocharged engine and a hybrid system for extra performance.
A beautiful conundrum | 2017 Infiniti Q60 First Drive
We drive Infiniti's newest luxury sport coupe, which features a new twin-turbo V6, revised all-electric steering, and an advanced suspension.
2017 Infiniti QX30 First Drive
German engineering and Japanese styling combine in the form of a CUV-ified hatchback with turbo power. The QX30 is based on the Mercedes-Benz GLA.
2016 Infiniti Q50 Red Sport 400 First Drive
With its 400-horsepower Red Sport model and a revised steer-by-wire system, the 2016 Q50 feels like the sedan Infiniti should have made all along.
Infiniti Q50 sedan recalled over steering software glitch

Infiniti will recall around 60,000 Q50 sedans globally due to a glitch in the cars' direct adaptive steering system.
Nissan recalling GT-R, Infiniti crossovers over steering column issue

Nissan has found that the steering column tubes on some GT-Rs and Infiniti crossovers may not be perfectly round and could lead to a steering malfunction, prompting a recall of some 17,000 vehicles.
Nissan recalls 640k crossovers for wiring issue, hood release

Nissan recalling 470k previous-generation Rogues for a wiring harness connector that could short out, and another 170k Pathfinders (as well as their Infiniti counterparts) to fix the hood latch mechanism in two separate campaigns.