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2013 Infiniti JX35 [w/video]

Big Luxury That's Long On Looks Three-row crossovers are a bit like accounting departments in that every automaker has one, and there isn't much else about them that's exciting. But while most every automaker offers a crossover with seating for seven or eight, there surprisingly aren't many options in the luxury space. The Audi Q7 doesn't really count since it weighs an SUV-like 5,200 pounds. Lincoln offers the MKT, but few buyers have taken Ford's luxury marque up on that offer. And then there is the Buick Enclave, which sells well but suffers from that "not quite a Cadillac" feeling.... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
3.5L V6
Power:
265 HP / 248 LB-FT
Transmission:
CVT
MSRP:
$54,800 as tested
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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #331
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    Recalls: About 20k Nissan Pathfinder, Infiniti JX models recalled for potentially faulty brakes
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    Report: The importance of luxury SUV and crossover sales explained
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    Recalls: Infiniti recalls JX over gas gauge issue
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    Report: NHTSA investigating 2013 Infiniti JX over e-brake concern
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    An investigation has been opened by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration into the 2013 Infiniti JX over possible issues with the emergency brake. Specifically, the probe is looking at improper application of the e-brake, according to a Reuters report. While the investigation of 8,000 new Infiniti crossovers is not a recall, it could ...

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    Review: 2013 Infiniti JX35 [w/video]
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