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2022 Infiniti Qx60
Select a Different Model (8 Available): Autograph AWD
Zero to 60 $ 7.3 seconds
Fuel Economy 19 / 26 mpg
Cargo (Std/Max) 15/75 cu.ft.
Seating (Std/Max) 6/6
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2022 Infiniti QX60 MODEL OVERVIEW

Pros

  • Generous cargo space
  • New nine-speed automatic transmission
  • Standard digital instrument cluster

Cons

  • Wired Android Auto compatibility
  • No hybrid model (yet)

The QX60 three-row luxury SUV is back for a second generation with an evolved design and updates galore. The midsize crossover was Infiniti's first Acura MDX fighter back in 2013 and went on to great success, becoming the brand's top seller for a time. The second-generation QX60 arrives in North America in late 2021 and will be assembled in the same Smyrna, Tennessee plant as the first generation, with additional production in China for the Chinese market.

What We Think

With the new 2022 QX60, Infiniti is betting its updated drivetrain—which now routes power through a traditional automatic transmission rather than a CVT—will help improve the crossover's performance. The previous generation model that we tested didn't feel underpowered but was measurably slower than many of its segment rivals.

That said, we can glean from the new model's specs that it's just as spacious as the previous version, if not more so. The interior has also received a major redesign, updating the QX60's cabin with premium materials like available quilted semi-aniline leather and wood accents. The new wider body has all kinds of presence, boasting thin headlights, a wide grille, and an available black roof. This major reset of the QX60 might be just what the model needs to once again become Infiniti's most popular offering.

Performance and Fuel Economy

The same 295-hp naturally aspirated 3.5-liter V-6 that powered the first-generation QX60 returns for 2022 but attached to a different gearbox. A new nine-speed automatic transmission replaces the line's CVT and delivers power to a standard FWD drivetrain or an available AWD system. Infiniti says the QX60's updated setup can tow a max 6,000 pounds.

No EPA fuel economy numbers have emerged yet for the 2022 QX60 and the last time it was rated was for the 2020 model year. With the V-6 and CVT, the first-generation QX60 saw 20/27 mpg city/highway for the FWD and 19/26 mpg for the AWD. As before, the QX60 is based on the Nissan Pathfinder, which is also new for 2022. For reference, that new Nissan is rated 21/26 mpg with FWD and 20-21/25-27 mpg with AWD.

Safety Ratings and Features

Like fuel economy data, safety test scores from either the NHTSA or the IIHS have yet to be published for the 2022 QX60. In the past, the 2020 QX60 nabbed five-star overall ratings for both FWD and AWD versions, the NHTSA's highest ranking, and it was named a 2019 Top Safety Pick by the IIHS.

Every grade of QX60 receives forward and reverse automatic emergency braking. Available active safety technologies include traffic sign recognition and adaptive headlights.

Cargo Space

The new QX60 has the same wheelbase as the outgoing model but its body is both shorter and wider than the first generation's. These new dimensions afford greater cargo space inside with the two rear rows of seats folded but less space with the seats up and behind the third row. There's seating for up to seven, and space compares favorably to the 2022 Acura MDX.

Cargo space (behind first/second/third rows):

2022 QX60: 75.4/41.6/14.5 cubic feet

2022 MDX: 71.4/39.1/16.3 cubic feet

Technology

The 2022 QX60 includes a raft of premium standard technology. Those features include a power liftgate, LED headlights, eight-way power adjustable front seats, and a one-touch folding second row (that can fold forward without having to remove a child seat). A capacitive climate control panel with haptic feedback is standard, and all QX60s also get a three-zone climate control system with second and third row vents and a 12.3-inch high-definition infotainment touchscreen. Both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility are standard, but in an unusual move Apple CarPlay is wireless while Android Auto requires a USB connection.

Available tech includes a hands-free power liftgate, wireless device charging, 10.8-inch head-up display, and 12.3-inch instrument cluster display. Other options include a Bose 17-speaker premium sound system, front-row seats with massage function, heated second-row seats, and up to seven USB ports with available charging in every row.

Recommended Trim

Four trim levels are offered for the 2022 QX60: The entry-level Pure, followed by Luxe, Sensory, and range-topping Autograph. We think the $57,375 Sensory trim is the one to get, as it comes with oodles of luxury features like massaging front seats, heated second-row seats, ambient lighting, and a 17-speaker premium audio system. The QX60 Sensory also has useful equipment like second-row sunshades, gesture-activated liftgate, and universal garage door opener. Choosing the high-end QX60 Autograph adds more styling and technology appointments, but the Sensory trim seems to provide most of the same upscale functionality for thousands of dollars less. Really, even in its lower trims the QX60 is pretty nicely appointed.

Check out our QX60 pricing guide for more information on what's included at each trim level.

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2022 INFINITI QX60 SPECIFICATIONS
OVERVIEW
FEATURES
WARRANTY/RECALL
SAFETY
REBATES
Engine Name
Engine: V6 3.5 Liter
Transmission Name
Transmission, 9 Speed Automatic Mode Select with Manual Mode
Trim
Autograph AWD
Class
Premium Full-Size Utility
Horsepower
295@6,400
Standard MPG
19/26
Body Style
SUV/Crossover
Drivetrain
AWD
Fuel Type
Unleaded Premium
Seating Capacity
6/6
Package Invoice Retail
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Corrosion Warranty Miles
Unlimited
Maintenance Warranty Months
none
Corrosion Warranty Months
84
Powertrain Warranty Miles
70,000
Full Warranty Miles
60,000
Powertrain Warranty Months
72
Full Warranty Months
48
Roadside Assistance Miles
Unlimited
Maintenance Warranty Miles
N/R
Roadside Assistance Months
48
IIHS Best Pick
0
NHTSA Rating Front Driver
Not Rated
IIHS Front Moderate Overlap
N/R
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
Not Rated
IIHS Front Small Overlap
N/R
NHTSA Rating Front Side
Not Rated
IIHS Overall Side Crash
N/R
NHTSA Rating Overall
Not Rated
IIHS Rear Crash
N/R
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
Not Rated
IIHS Roof Strength
N/R
NHTSA Rating Rollover
Not Rated
Amount Description Expiry Date
$0 2.9% Financing available for varying term lengths : 24, 36, 48, 63 Months - Infiniti announces special APR Financing on select models. 01-03-2022
$0 3.39% Financing for a maximum term of 72 Months - Infiniti announces special APR Financing on select models. 01-03-2022