The 2016 Infiniti Q60 comes standard with six airbags, including side-curtain bags that protect passenger heads in all three rows, and the usual traction control, electronic stability control, and anti-lock brakes. The first and second rows are comfortable for adults, though the third row no matter how easy it is to reach is best used for children. Additional benefits like towing and roadside assistance may be available, so read the carefully. It can detect objects in the vehicle's path up to about 5 mph, will identify cross-traffic approaching from the rear at up to 15 mph, and can apply the brakes for the driver. Sonar sensors in the rear bumper scan the surroundings for objects, and radar in the rear quarter panels looks for objects and over longer distances. Interim notices were sent to owners on May 31, 2016.
One unusual option is the Infiniti Personal Assistant service. It includes safety features like roadside assistance, automatic crash notification, an emergency call button, stolen vehicle reporting, alarm notification, and remote door lock and unlock. We don't think it is worth the price. Other available safety systems include adaptive cruise control, blind-spot warning and intervention, and lane departure warning and prevention. These are rare traits in this class. The engine and motor together produce a maximum of about 250 horsepower.
The dash adds a soft-touch cover with contrast stitching. It works at speeds up to 5 mph for objects directly behind the car, and up to 15 mph for cross-traffic coming from the sides. This engine provides adequate—not very enthusiastic—performance. Why You Can Trust Us Our used car rankings and reviews are based on our analysis of professional automotive reviews, as well as data like crash test scores, reliability ratings, and ownership expenses. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669, Infiniti customer service at 1-888-833-3216 or Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. Pop it into Sport mode via a center console dial when you need more oomph; doing so. That feature also makes it is easier to clamber in and out, though like all third rows, it's best suited to kids and agile teenagers.
This seven-seat vehicle is relatively sleek, nicely detailed, and modern for what could have been a tall and blocky-looking box of a utility vehicle. In fact, you have to order it to get one. Infiniti might have been better leaving well enough alone. Sleeker, sharper headlights, a plumper grille and a more chiseled face combine to give it an assertive stance. It also does a good job of keeping out wind and road noise.
A Premium package comes with a Bose 13-speaker audio system; memory for the driver's seat, steering wheel, and outside mirrors; outside mirrors with reverse tilt-down feature; driver's seat two-way power lumbar support; a heated steering wheel; remote engine starting; and roof rails. Unfortunately, that doesn't really improve agility while also upsetting the ride a bit. A power-folding third row and a power liftgate are available. Skip the tortoise-like Eco mode, however, which blunts acceleration to the point of annoyance. All models are well equipped. Folding the seats down for more room is easy, however, and getting them back up is even simpler if you add an optional power return feature that motors the third row upright with the push of a button, eliminating the awkward climb to grab a tether and yank the seat back up. Still, the seven-passenger crossover receives a revised interior and exterior along with tweaked suspension….
With the second row fully to the rear, there's an excess of leg room for second-row passengers, but a compromise position leaves good room for adults. For 2016, designers tweaked its curves in all the right places. Earlier this week, we posted about its pricing. It was also named our. Both powertrains can be ordered with front-wheel drive or optional all-wheel drive. Its headrests are thankfully designed to fold down, which opens up vision through the rear window, but when they're raised, there's not a lot of daylight left in the rear.
The system also allows you to set geo-fences, curfew limits for driving time and speed limit alerts to help parents keep tabs on new teen drivers. The bottom line is that the system is easy to use. The first- and second-row seats are spacious and relaxing, and adults can fit comfortably in the third row. Some of the option packages include updated interior materials, and a triple-zone climate control system is now available. The hybrid powertrain offers comparable acceleration to the 3. The Enclave and Q7 are quieter and have more refined-sounding engines, and others in the class deliver a smoother, cushier ride. Available safety systems for both models include blind spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with brake assist, and lane departure warning part of the Deluxe Technology and Driver Assistance packages.
It's not until you get close to it, or see it next to another car, that you realize just how large this crossover is. However, if you choose the optional seat-cooling feature for the front seats, the space underneath them is filled with hardware, leaving no room for the second-row passengers' feet. It has sufficient power for everyday driving but feels underpowered on the highway. Accent trim is wood or matte silver metal. The available rear automatic emergency braking system watches for approaching objects from the sides and rear when the vehicle is in reverse.
Parents who have struggled to fit a child safety seat will understand just how valuable that is. That attitude is matched in back with more angular taillights and a crisp bumper. It also won our award. The base model with front-wheel drive has a curb weight of 4,379 pounds, and the all-wheel-drive model weighs 4,515 pounds. Like many third rows, the cushion is low to the floor and older passengers may find the knees-up riding position uncomfortable for anything but the shortest of trips.