2014 Infiniti Q50 Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$37,150-$48,600
$34,550-$45,198
22 /CITY / 30 /HWY
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What's New for 2014:

  • Intended to replace G37 Sedan
  • Redesigned luxury sport sedan
  • 328-horsepower V-6 engine
  • 7-speed automatic transmission
  • Rear-wheel or all-wheel drive (RWD or AWD)
  • Available hybrid powertrain
  • Direct Adaptive Steering option
  • Active Lane Control technology
  • Predictive Forward Collision Warning system
  • Infiniti InTouch dual-screen displays
  • Infiniti InTuition connectivity technology

Introduction
The 2014 Infiniti Q50 was originally designed to replace the Infiniti G37 Sedan, but changing market conditions have prompted Infiniti to keep the G37 Sedan in production for another year or two, in order to serve as a lower-priced entry-level model. As such, the new Q50 picks up where the G37 leaves off in terms of pricing, and serves as the more modern and advanced choice. It competes against a broad array of models including the Acura TL, Audi A4, BMW 3 Series, Cadillac ATS, Hyundai Genesis Sedan, Lexus ES, Lexus IS, Lincoln MKZ, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and Volvo S60.

Models and Features
The 2014 Infiniti Q50 is offered in two model series designated 3.7 and Hybrid. Within each, Premium and S trim levels are available, and all models are offered with RWD or AWD.

Standard equipment includes dual-zone automatic climate control, Infiniti Intelligent Key passive entry and push-button starting, Infiniti InTouch dual-screen information displays, Bluetooth and Infiniti InTuition connectivity technology, and a reversing camera. The Q50 also has LED headlights and 17-inch aluminum wheels.

The Premium trim level adds heated front seats, a power sunroof, premium sound system, and a universal garage door opener. As applied to the Q50 Hybrid, Premium trim also includes leather seats, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, and Direct Adaptive Steering. A heated steering wheel is included for Premium models equipped with the optional AWD system.

Select the S trim level, and the car comes with front sport seats, a sport suspension, sport brakes, and sportier front styling, compared with the Premium trim level. Magnesium paddle shifters and 19-inch aluminum wheels are also included for this version of the Q50.

Options and Packages
For any Q50 model, Infiniti offers upgrades including an Appearance package (black grille, rear spoiler); Cargo package (trunk mat, trunk net, first-aid kit); All-Weather package (upgraded floor mats, water-resistant trunk trim); ambient interior lighting; exterior welcome lighting; stainless steel illuminated doorsill plates; and a cargo tray for the trunk.

The base Q50 3.7 can be optioned with a power sunroof, while the Q50 3.7 Premium is available with leather seats, a spare tire, and 19-inch wheels. An exclusive 17-inch wheel design is offered for the Q50 Hybrid Premium variant. Regardless of powertrain selection, the Q50 Premium and the Q50S models can be upgraded with a navigation system with Infiniti Connection services.

A Deluxe Touring package is offered for both the Q50 3.7 and the Q50 Hybrid. It contains wood interior trim, memory for the driver's settings, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, rain-sensing wipers, auto-dimming exterior mirrors, front and rear park-assist sensors, Around View Monitor system, and, for the 3.7 versions, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and Direct Adaptive Steering. For Q50 Hybrid models, this package also contains the contents of the Q50 3.7 model's optional Technology package.

The Technology package includes an Eco Pedal feature designed to help the driver conserve fuel, an Advanced Climate Control system with air purification, and a long list of safety features that is detailed below.

Under the Hood
The Infiniti Q50 3.7 is equipped with a 3.7-liter V-6 engine generating 328 horsepower at 7,000 rpm and 269 lb.-ft. of torque at 5,200 rpm. A 3.5-liter V-6 engine is paired with an electric assist motor and a Lithium-ion battery in the Q50 Hybrid model, and together they produce a combined 360 horsepower.

Both models include a 7-speed automatic transmission with a Sport driving mode and Downshift Rev Matching, delivering the power to the rear wheels. An AWD system is optional.

Fuel Economy
The EPA rates the 2014 Infiniti Q50 3.7 models to return a minimum of 19 mpg in the city and a maximum of 30 mpg on the highway. Choose the Q50 Hybrid, and the estimates range from 27 mpg in the city to 36 mpg on the highway. For both models, versions equipped with AWD and/or 19-inch wheels are rated lower than versions with rear-drive and 17-inch wheels.

Safety Ratings and Technology
As this overview is written, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has performed crash tests on the 2014 Q50.

Infiniti offers a comprehensive package of optional safety technologies designed to prevent a collision. For the Q50 3.7 Premium and Q50S 3.7, these features are included in the optional Technology package. For the Q50 Hybrid Premium and Q50S Hybrid, they are included in the Deluxe Touring package.

This collection of features includes Blind Spot Warning and Blind Spot Intervention, Lane Departure Warning and Lane Departure Prevention, Active Lane Assist, Predictive Forward Collision Warning, Forward Emergency Braking, Backup Collision Intervention, full-speed-range adaptive cruise control with Distance Control Assist, an adaptive front-lighting system with High Beam Assist, and Front Pre-Crash Seat Belts.

What's New for 2014:

  • Intended to replace G37 Sedan
  • Redesigned luxury sport sedan
  • 328-horsepower V-6 engine
  • 7-speed automatic transmission
  • Rear-wheel or all-wheel drive (RWD or AWD)
  • Available hybrid powertrain
  • Direct Adaptive Steering option
  • Active Lane Control technology
  • Predictive Forward Collision Warning system
  • Infiniti InTouch dual-screen displays
  • Infiniti InTuition connectivity technology

Introduction
The 2014 Infiniti Q50 was originally designed to replace the Infiniti G37 Sedan, but changing market conditions have prompted Infiniti to keep the G37 Sedan in production for another year or two, in order to serve as a lower-priced entry-level model. As such, the new Q50 picks up where the G37 leaves off in terms of pricing, and serves as the more modern and advanced choice. It competes against a broad array of models including the Acura TL, Audi A4, BMW 3 Series, Cadillac ATS, Hyundai Genesis Sedan, Lexus ES, Lexus IS, Lincoln MKZ, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and Volvo S60.

Models and Features
The 2014 Infiniti Q50 is offered in two model series designated 3.7 and Hybrid. Within each, Premium and S trim levels are available, and all models are offered with RWD or AWD.

Standard equipment includes dual-zone automatic climate control, Infiniti Intelligent Key passive entry and push-button starting, Infiniti InTouch dual-screen information displays, Bluetooth and Infiniti InTuition connectivity technology, and a reversing camera. The Q50 also has LED headlights and 17-inch aluminum wheels.

The Premium trim level adds heated front seats, a power sunroof, premium sound system, and a universal garage door opener. As applied to the Q50 Hybrid, Premium trim also includes leather seats, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, and Direct Adaptive Steering. A heated steering wheel is included for Premium models equipped with the optional AWD system.

Select the S trim level, and the car comes with front sport seats, a sport suspension, sport brakes, and sportier front styling, compared with the Premium trim level. Magnesium paddle shifters and 19-inch aluminum wheels are also included for this version of the Q50.

Options and Packages
For any Q50 model, Infiniti offers upgrades including an Appearance package (black grille, rear spoiler); Cargo package (trunk mat, trunk net, first-aid kit); All-Weather package (upgraded floor mats, water-resistant trunk trim); ambient interior lighting; exterior welcome lighting; stainless steel illuminated doorsill plates; and a cargo tray for the trunk.

The base Q50 3.7 can be optioned with a power sunroof, while the Q50 3.7 Premium is available with leather seats, a spare tire, and 19-inch wheels. An exclusive 17-inch wheel design is offered for the Q50 Hybrid Premium variant. Regardless of powertrain selection, the Q50 Premium and the Q50S models can be upgraded with a navigation system with Infiniti Connection services.

A Deluxe Touring package is offered for both the Q50 3.7 and the Q50 Hybrid. It contains wood interior trim, memory for the driver's settings, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, rain-sensing wipers, auto-dimming exterior mirrors, front and rear park-assist sensors, Around View Monitor system, and, for the 3.7 versions, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and Direct Adaptive Steering. For Q50 Hybrid models, this package also contains the contents of the Q50 3.7 model's optional Technology package.

The Technology package includes an Eco Pedal feature designed to help the driver conserve fuel, an Advanced Climate Control system with air purification, and a long list of safety features that is detailed below.

Under the Hood
The Infiniti Q50 3.7 is equipped with a 3.7-liter V-6 engine generating 328 horsepower at 7,000 rpm and 269 lb.-ft. of torque at 5,200 rpm. A 3.5-liter V-6 engine is paired with an electric assist motor and a Lithium-ion battery in the Q50 Hybrid model, and together they produce a combined 360 horsepower.

Both models include a 7-speed automatic transmission with a Sport driving mode and Downshift Rev Matching, delivering the power to the rear wheels. An AWD system is optional.

Fuel Economy
The EPA rates the 2014 Infiniti Q50 3.7 models to return a minimum of 19 mpg in the city and a maximum of 30 mpg on the highway. Choose the Q50 Hybrid, and the estimates range from 27 mpg in the city to 36 mpg on the highway. For both models, versions equipped with AWD and/or 19-inch wheels are rated lower than versions with rear-drive and 17-inch wheels.

Safety Ratings and Technology
As this overview is written, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has performed crash tests on the 2014 Q50.

Infiniti offers a comprehensive package of optional safety technologies designed to prevent a collision. For the Q50 3.7 Premium and Q50S 3.7, these features are included in the optional Technology package. For the Q50 Hybrid Premium and Q50S Hybrid, they are included in the Deluxe Touring package.

This collection of features includes Blind Spot Warning and Blind Spot Intervention, Lane Departure Warning and Lane Departure Prevention, Active Lane Assist, Predictive Forward Collision Warning, Forward Emergency Braking, Backup Collision Intervention, full-speed-range adaptive cruise control with Distance Control Assist, an adaptive front-lighting system with High Beam Assist, and Front Pre-Crash Seat Belts.

Available Trims for the 2014 Infiniti Q50
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 4dr Sdn RWD Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 37150.00 Engine 3.7 L/226 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name Premium (4dr Sdn RWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 40000.00 Engine 3.7 L/226 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name Sport (4dr Sdn RWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 43650.00 Engine 3.7 L/226 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name 4dr Sdn AWD Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 38950.00 Engine 3.7 L/226 City/Hwy MPG 19/27
Name Premium (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 41800.00 Engine 3.7 L/226 City/Hwy MPG 19/27
Name Sport (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 45450.00 Engine 3.7 L/226 City/Hwy MPG 19/27
Name Hybrid Premium (4dr Sdn RWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 44400.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 29/36
Name Hybrid Sport (4dr Sdn RWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 46800.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 28/34
Name Hybrid Premium (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 46200.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 28/35
Name Hybrid Sport (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 48600.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 27/31
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INTERIOR
  • Front Seats -inc: natural contour ergonomic-design, 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat w/manual lumbar support and 8-way power-adjustable front passenger seat
  • Bench Front Facing Rear Seat
  • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Power Rear Windows
  • 5 Person Seating Capacity
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
  • Valet Function
  • Power Fuel Flap Locking Type
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 2 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Trunk/Hatch and Power Fuel
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
  • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Interior Trim -inc: Aluminum Instrument Panel Insert, Aluminum Door Panel Insert, Aluminum Console Insert and Chrome Interior Accents
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
  • Leather/Aluminum Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination, Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
  • Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate and Windows
  • Driver And Passenger Door Bins
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Trip Computer
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Analog Display
  • Seats w/Leatherette Back Material
  • Manual Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest
  • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Air Filtration
  • Heated Front Seats -inc: natural contour ergonomic-design, 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat w/manual lumbar support and 8-way power-adjustable front passenger seat
  • Compass
  • HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Heated Sport Front Seats -inc: natural contour ergonomic-design, 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat w/power lumbar support and power torso support adjustments, manual thigh extension and 8-way power-adjustable front passenger seat
  • Sport Leather Steering Wheel
  • Heated Leather Steering Wheel
  • Sport Heated Leather Steering Wheel
  • Heated Front Seats -inc: natural contour ergonomic-design, 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat w/power lumbar support and 8-way power-adjustable front passenger seat
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Power/Regen, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest w/Pass-Thru
  • Heated Sport Front Seats -inc: natural contour ergonomic-design, 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat w/power lumbar support, manual thigh extension, driver's seat power torso support adjustments and 8-way power-adjustable front passenger seat
  • Power Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Sport Leather Steering Wheel w/Auto Tilt-Away
  • Sport Heated Leather Steering Wheel w/Auto Tilt-Away
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 17" Aluminum-Alloy -inc: machine-finished surface
  • Tires: P225/55R17 AS Run-Flat
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper
  • Chrome Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
  • Light Tinted Glass
  • Speed Sensitive Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
  • Chrome Grille
  • Trunk Rear Cargo Access
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Led Low/High Beam Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • LED Brakelights
  • Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade
  • Wheels: 19" Aluminum-Alloy Sport
  • Tires: P245/40R19 Summer Performance Run-Flat
  • Rocker Panel Extensions
  • Tires: P245/40R19 AS Run-Flat
MECHANICAL
  • Engine: 3.7L DOHC 24-Valve V6 Aluminum-Alloy -inc: Continuously Variable Valve Timing Control System (CVTCS) and Variable Valve Event and Lift (VVEL)
  • Transmission: 7-Speed Automatic w/Manual Shift Mode -inc: Electronically controlled, downshift rev matching and adaptive shift control
  • Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode and Sequential Shift Control
  • Rear-Wheel Drive
  • 3.36 Axle Ratio
  • 54-Amp/Hr Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 150 Amp Alternator
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • 20 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • Double Wishbone Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs and Brake Assist
  • Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode and Sequential Shift Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Sport Tuned Suspension
  • Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
  • Permanent Locking Hubs
  • Engine: 3.5L HEV DOHC 24 Valve V6 Aluminum-Alloy
  • Engine Auto Stop-Start Feature
  • 2.61 Axle Ratio
  • Hybrid Electric Motor
  • 17.8 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Regenerative 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs and Brake Assist
  • Lithium Ion Traction Battery
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • RearView Monitor Rear Camera
    • Low Tire Pressure Warning
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD w/MP3 Playback Capability -inc: 6-speaker audio system, Radio Data System (RDS), speed-sensitive volume control, 2 USB connection ports play music for iPod interface and other compatible devices, auxiliary audio controls, SiriusXM satellite radio and high definition radio
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Aux Audio Input Jack and Voice Activation
    • Wireless Streaming
    • Window Grid Diversity Antenna
    • Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity
    • 2 LCD Monitors In The Front
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD w/MP3 Playback Capability -inc: Infiniti Studio on Wheels by Bose, 14 speaker premium audio system, Bose Centerpoint simulated surround, Radio Data System (RDS), speed-sensitive volume control, 2 USB connection ports play music for iPod interface and other compatible devices, auxiliary audio controls, SiriusXM satellite radio and high definition radio
    • BOSE Centerpoint Simulated Surround
    • Infiniti Studio on Wheels by Bose -inc: 14-speaker premium audio system
    • Premium Amplifier

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