A mid-size luxury crossover SUV, the 2012 Infiniti FX50 is powered by a 5.0-liter V8 engine that produces 390 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. The standard AWD drivetrain is paired to a 7-speed automatic transmission that enables the FX50 to achieve 14 mpg city and 20 mpg highway. Features include HID headlights, LED brakelights, glass moonroof, power rear liftgate, dual exhaust with polished finishers, push-button ignition, heated/cooled seats, leather seats, 11-speaker sound system, steering-wheel mounted controls, hands-free phone capabilities, navigation system, rearview monitor, and voice recognition. Safety is comprised of an advanced airbag system, electronic brake force distribution, brake assist, anti-lock braking, blind-spot warning, lane departure warning, traction control, and vehicle dynamic control. The FX50 is backed by a 4-year/60,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
The Infiniti FX gets revised front styling for 2012, including a new grille and fascia design, plus revised instrument-panel illumination. Heated front seats are now standard on all FX models, and a new quilted-leather upholstery and new 20-inch wheel design have been wrapped into the Deluxe Touring Package on FX35 models Graphite Shadow is a new hue for the entire FX lineup, while a new-for-2012 Limited Edition FX35 AWD model comes in an exclusive Iridium Blue exterior color and includes huge 21-inch graphite-finish wheels, graphite-finished aluminum roof rails, and a host of other upgrades.
Strong performance; beautiful exterior design; all-weather ability; comfortable seats; luxurious, well-trimmed interior; high-tech options
The 2012 Infiniti FX35 and FX50 manage to package sport-sedan performance into a crossover utility vehicle package. But what really separates them from the rest of the performance-SUV crowd is that they really look the part, with curvy sheetmetal and an aggressive stance. Both of these models handle far better than most other utility vehicles that claim performance in their segment. The other aspect that truly distinguishes the FX models is available technology. Especially on the FX50, a long list of optional items is available that otherwise might only be offered in big sedan flagships such as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class or BMW 5-Series--including items like lane-departure warning, collision braking and intelligent cruise control.