INFINITI FX45 Models and FX45 History

Infiniti introduced the FX line of luxury crossover vehicles for 2003, the FX45 represented the eight-cylinder powered version. Created through a design practice called cool fusion by Infiniti, the 2003 FX45s shapely body contours exhibited a blend of sports sedan and sport utility vehicle traits. Settled on a 112.2-inch wheelbase, the FX45 shared a car-like platform with the Infiniti G35 and the M sedan. The Infiniti M45 also lent the 2003 FX45 is 4.5-liter V-8 engine. Producing 280 horsepower, the powerplant was linked to five-speed automatic transmission. Unlike the V-6-powered FX35, the FX45 was not offered as a two-wheel drive model. The standard-equipped ATTESA E-TS (Advanced Total Traction Engineering System for All Electronic Torque Split) all-wheel drive system is a high-performing unit capable of on-road or off-road conditions. Four-wheel ventilated disc brakes, Brake Assist, Vehicle Dynamic Control and traction control came standard equipped on the 2003 FX45 providing the luxury crossover with steady, safe handling.


The five-passenger cabin of the Infiniti FX45 is includes standard leather seating, aluminum pedals and heated front seats. An optional Premium Package for the crossover included a Bose audio system, HomeLink Universal Transceiver and sunroof. Adding some features in 2004, the Infiniti FX45 was also given a power bump to 315 horsepower. The luxury crossover received slight styling retouch for the 2005 model year with a dark chrome grille on the outside and etched aluminum trim inside. For 2007, more considerable facelift involving a new 20-inch wheel design along with a host of new standard features such as power folding mirrors, Bluetooth, aluminum roof rails and sunroof. For the 2009 model year, an all-new eight-cylinder engine was introduced to the Infiniti FX crossover vehicle line-up translating into the FX50.

New and Used FX45 Prices, INFINITI FX45 Model Years and History

The same style but even more speed than the FX35, the 2008 FX45 has a 320 hp 4.5L V8 under the hood and seats five passengers comfortably.
The 2007 Infiniti FX45 is a five-passenger sporty luxury crossover SUV powered by a 320 hp V8 and available with RWD or AWD.
The 2006 Infiniti FX45 is a sporty AWD crossover that seats five passengers and houses a 320 hp V8 under the hood.
The 2005 Infiniti FX45 is a five-passenger premium crossover SUV that is only offered with AWD and features a 4.5L V8 which produces 320 hp.
The 2004 Infiniti FX45 is a sleek, five-passenger luxury sports crossover SUV with a 4.5L V8 providing 315 hp to the standard AWD system.
The 2003 Infiniti FX45 is a five-passenger crossover sports SUV that is all-new and features stand out styling and a powerful V8 engine.