Intelligent AWD adjusts handling and power in all conditions. It monitors wheel spin, throttle position and speed and diverts up to 50% of the available power to the front wheels if conditions are less than optimal. When AWD isn’t needed, 100% of the power goes to the rear wheels.
Experience the unprecedented thrill of the exhilarating 325-hp 3.7-liter V6. Variable Valve Event and Lift (VVEL®) control helps the engine breathe freely for instant acceleration and enhanced efficiency. And the combined dual intake and exhaust creates a sound that is uniquely INFINITI.
Inspired by high-performance sports cars, the QX50 Front Midship (FM) platform centers the vehicle's weight to help deliver quick steering response and precise balance through curves. Additionally, the turning radius and independent suspension help intensify the connection between driver and road.
Rear doors open a full 80 degrees for easier rear-seat entry and exit
With the available memory function, the driver's seat, steering wheel and outside mirrors adjust simultaneously to complement your seating position. The available integrated head-restraint mounted coat hanger is the perfect place to hang your coat without blocking your view.
A fit unlike any other, from seats that are beautiful, thoughtful, and personal. Inspired by the fit and drape of a finely tailored kimono, the driver and front passenger seats are designed to complement you in a way one is accustomed to only finding in a custom garment. Individuality is embraced with perfect combination of form and function.
Vehicle Dynamic Control helps correct oversteer or understeer by applying brake pressure to individual wheels and adjusting the engine's power output. The Traction Control System helps enhance wheel grip when accelerating by sensing wheelspin and automatically reducing engine output and/or braking the spinning wheel.
Front seat-mounted side impact supplemental air bags and roof-mounted curtain side impact air bags with rollover sensor for both rows; front seat belts with pretensions, load limiters and seat belt reminders. The QX50 also includes dual-stage supplemental front air bags with seat belt and occupant classification sensors which adjust inflation rate depending on crash severity and seat belt usage.
These available systems help keep you from drifting. A camera monitors the distance between your vehicle and lane markings. If you drift towards the lane markers, an audible warning sounds, and if necessary, selected brakes are lightly applied to help ease your vehicle back into your lane.the lines.
The ABS is enhanced by Brake Assist, which helps apply the maximum brake force you need to help prevent a collision. Available Intelligent Brake Assist uses the Intelligent Cruise Control [*] sensors to detect a rapidly-slowing vehicle ahead and pre-pressurizes the brakes in anticipation of emergency braking.