First Look: 2017 Infiniti QX30 – Awesome Car!
The 2017 Infiniti QX30 is an agile and stylish subcompact that toes the line between crossover and hatchback. The Infiniti QX30 is one of the first volleys in an all-out assault by Nissan’s premium brand on luxury markets around the world. As well as upping sales in the U.S. and China, where it has a stronger presence, Infiniti wants to become a major player in regions like Europe.
As a luxury compact crossover SUV, the 2017 Infiniti QX30 is entering a tremendously competitive segment with accomplished rivals like the Audi Q3, BMW X1, and Mercedes-Benz GLA250. In fact, the QX30 shares the GLA’s structure, engine, and transmission.
It’s fair to think of the 2017 Infiniti QX30 as two (or even three) different vehicles—and initially it was marketed that way. The QX30 base and QX30 Sport were initially supposed to be sold as the Q30, while the QX30 AWD was the original QX30. In Infiniti nomenclature, X means “SUV.” In reality, all…