For This model is as lavish as the QX50 gets, with even more kit than the GT. It shares the same engine, transmission and excellent drive.

Against It may be good value for what it is, but it will be costly to run, especially as the residuals on big 4x4s are pretty weak. The biggest problem is the lack of space in the back and boot.

Infiniti QX50 4x4

What Car? says

1 out of 5 stars

The way it drives and what you get for your money mean the basic QX50 is one of the best in class, but this version is simply too dear to recommend.

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Key facts

6.4 secs
Top speed
149 mph
Average mpg
Tank range
440 miles
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Target Price team says:

Given how few models the company sells, there's little doubt that the Infiniti QX50 will have a real air of exclusivity to it. Mind you, that’s also because the car has some serious shortcomings – and none more so than how much it will cost to buy and run.

The petrol engine's high fuel consumption and emissions mean that you'll end up paying a lot to keep it on the road whether you're a private or a company buyer; and, even if you choose the diesel engine, you’ll sit in the top band for company car tax and struggle to get as much as 30mpg in everyday use.

To cap it all, given that Infiniti is a relatively unknown brand and the QX50 is a large 4x4, the car's residual values are weak, which means that whole-life running costs and contract hire rates are high.

Reader test team says:

Infiniti QX50 4x4 3.0d GT Premium 5dr

The car is very good. It is very comfortable, a great drive and the specification is outstanding.There are a few concerns for the future as the paint,…

Alesdair King

2 out of 5 stars
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