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Infiniti FX

Infiniti FX side view
Infiniti FX angular front perspective
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Overview of the Infiniti FX

Learn about the Infiniti FX

Summary

The Infiniti FX is a mid-sized luxury SUV built for adventure. Though it lacks the cargo space of other mid-sized SUVs, it wasn’t designed for family use. Instead, it was built for active drivers who are looking for utility and performance.

While the line was discontinued in 2013, Infiniti FX reliability ratings are high and replacement parts relatively affordable. The Infiniti FX's fuel economy is on par with others in its class, with an average of 13.8 L/100 km. Overall, the Infiniti FX is a versatile, dependable ride that suits active drivers.

Safety

The Infiniti FX has received top safety scores from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) since 2009. Safety features are abundant:

  • Standard driver, passenger, front head, rear-head and front-side airbags
  • Standard anti-lock braking system (ABS), traction control and electronic stability control (ESC) to prevent skidding when braking suddenly
  • Available rearview camera to assist with reversing, which comes standard in models 2006 onward
  • Available surround-view camera for models 2012+ models
  • Lane departure warning to keep drivers from drifting out of their lane, standard in models from 2004
  • Available adaptive cruise control, which senses the speeds of surrounding vehicles and adjustments the speed accordingly

Interior

Meant to be enjoyed by active drivers, the interior is functional and attractive. Models from 2006 and onward offer a variety of features as standard, like dual-zone automatic climate control, a premium sound system, a leather interior and speed-sensitive front windshield wipers so your visibility never suffers. Drivers praise the layout of the dashboard, describing it as intuitive and user-friendly.

Technology

The Infiniti FX doesn't lack in tech. Some drivers feel that the features available can be a little overwhelming, but if you're someone who appreciates gadgets, the Infiniti FX won't disappoint. Available features include:

  • Bluetooth connectivity to enable mobile device connection, standard as of 2012 and optional as of 2009
  • Satellite radio, standard as of 2008
  • 300-watt Bose audio system, standard in 2006+ models
  • Built-in navigation system, optional from 2009
  • A 7-inch screen, standard in 2006+ models
  • Rear DVD entertainment system, available from 2013

Space

At about 24 cubic feet, the Infiniti FX doesn’t have as much cabin room as other SUVs, and the cargo space is also smaller. However, the Infiniti FX’s towing capacity is impressive. At 3,500 pounds, it's ideal for towing a small trailer. You can also fold down the rear seats, expanding the cargo space to 62 cubic feet.

Comfort

The five-speed automatic transmission with available Infiniti FX manual transmission mode lets you customize your driving experience. The Infiniti FX also has supportive and heated leather seats, to keep you comfortable even on long road trips. All-wheel drive also comes standard, which offers you even more control on the road, especially in adverse weather conditions. Some drivers do mention that the Infiniti FX doesn't block outside noise very well, especially on the highway, but others say that it isn't noticeable enough to be a bother.

Pros and cons of the Infiniti FX

  • Upscale cabin amenities
  • Long list of high tech safety and infotainment features
  • Choice of two responsive V6 engines depending on model
  • Unique design is not family-friendly
  • Limited space in rear seats
  • Bigger wheels may result in a rough ride
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the Infiniti FX

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption14.6 - 14.9 L/100km
  • Highway consumption10.1 L/100km
  • Width1928 mm
  • Length4859 mm
  • Trunk space702 L
  • Cargo space1756 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Infiniti FX

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Infiniti FX 2009 - 2013 is available in 1 trim:

Premium trim features and specs

  • 2 climate zones
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electric windows
  • Electrically adjustable front seats
  • Emergency wheel
  • Front seats have lumbar support (optional)
  • Heated front seats
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Paddle shifters (optional)
  • Power steering
  • Sport seats in the front (optional)
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Adaptive bending lights (optional)
  • Alloy wheels
  • Bi-Xenon headlights
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Fog lights
  • Four-wheel drive
  • High-beam assist (optional)
  • Short wheel base
  • Sunroof
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Collision warning system (optional)
  • Dimming interior mirror
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Lane departure warning (optional)
  • Rain sensor (optional)
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure indicator
  • 360 degree camera
  • Adaptive cruise control (optional)
  • Bluetooth
  • CD disc changer (optional)
  • CD player (optional)
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Electric tailgate (optional)
  • Front sensors (optional)
  • Front view camera (optional)
  • Keyless entry
  • MP3-CD player
  • Navigation system (optional)
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Satellite radio (optional)
  • Side sensors
  • USB port for front passengers (optional)
1 engine is available with the Premium trim:
5 L - Gas - 390 hp
City consumption:14.6 - 14.9 L/100km
Highway consumption:10.1 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:706 - 716 km

Frequently asked questions about the Infiniti FX

Depending on the model year, trim level, included features and general condition, the price can range from $3,000 CAD to upwards of $17,000.

All models and trim levels feature seating for five adults with nearly 35 inches of legroom and 38 inches of headroom in the rear row.

A powerful V6 engine comes standard on all base-level models, though drivers who want more power can upgrade to the FX50 trim level for a V8 engine.

While it was discontinued in 2013 to make room for the QX, the Infinity FX was produced in factories throughout Europe.

Gas mileage has remained fairly consistent across model years, with an average of around 13.8 L/100 km. However, the 2003 model does have a lower average mileage, with 16.4 L/100 km.