INFINITI FX35 Model History
All New and Used FX35 Model Years and History
Infinitis first foray into the emerging luxury crossover utility vehicle market, the FX35 debuted in 2003. Competing against the Mercedes-Benz M-Class and the BMW X5, the Infiniti FX line was created on a car-based platform. Incorporating an unconventional sport utility vehicle shape, the Infiniti FX featured aggressive body curves and long hood line for a sports car-like stance. Available with two-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, the FX35 represents the six-cylinder powered model of the Infiniti crossover. The FX35 model of the Infiniti luxury crossover vehicle was powered by a 3.5-liter V-6 engine. Incorporating continuous variable valve timing and electric throttle control, the 2003 FX35s powerplant generated 280 horsepower channeled through a five-speed automatic transmission.
Four-wheel disc brake with anti-lock braking system, 18-inch aluminum wheels, keyless entry, cruise control, heated mirrors as well as front, side and side-curtain airbags were included standard on the 2003 Infiniti FX35. The 2005 FX35 and FX45 was the first vehicle sold in North America to be offered with a Lane Departure Warning system. A host of exterior, interior and equipment upgrades were performed to the 2006 model year Infiniti FX35. A new grille, standard leather seating with front heated seats and RearView Monitor are a few enhancements found on the 2006 FX35. Completely reengineered for 2009, an all-new second-generation Infiniti FX35 featured a longer overall length and more adventurous front-end styling. Inside the 2009 FX35, a 300-watt Bose audio system with six-disc CD changer was a new standard addition to the crossover.
Propelled the second-generation FX35 was an enhanced 303-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 engine linked to a seven-speed automatic transmission. In 2012, Infiniti bid farewell to the FX35 with a Limited Edition model. Featuring an exclusive Iridium Blue exterior paint color, the 2012 FX35 AWD Limited Edition model included 21-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, Around View Monitor and the Infiniti Hard Drive Navigation System. The Infiniti FX37 replaced the FX35 crossover for the 2013 model year.