Infiniti, the luxury division of Nissan, introduced the new JX35 2013 to complete its family of crossovers and compete in a growing segment, where consumers increasingly demand more space, technology, safety and style.
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Technology and luxury to the max
With three rows of seats and the premiere of a system alert and can even stop the vehicle maneuvers reverse when it detects an object, person or animal near the new Infiniti JX35 enters the market to compete with models like the Acura MDX, the Audi Q7 and even much larger Cadillac Escalade.
This new Infiniti model, that successful EX, FX and QX SUV adds, will be the first luxury crossover manufactured in the United States after a research and development that took more than four years.
Like the EX35 and FX35, the new JX35 is equipped with the V6 3.5-liter engine that generates 265 horsepower and 248 pounds of torque per linear foot, coupled to the transmission with continuously variable system (CVT) and manual control , which yields 18 miles per gallon of gasoline in city driving and up to 24 highway for front-wheel drive version as the model it came equipped Test Drive.
The model equipped with four-wheel drive, pays the same 18 miles per gallon of gasoline in city traffic and 23 highway.
The exterior design of the new JX35 combines elements of the prototype Essence presented at the Auto Show Geneva 2012, coupes and sport sedans from Infiniti, as well as other crossovers and SUV QX, and can be equipped with wheels 18 or 20 inches depending on the package you choose options.
In the front it is the traditional four lines chrome grill mark and both the front and the rear, the lamp LED technology.
With a total length of 196.4 inches, longer than the Acura MDX and less than the Audi Q7, but have more interior space than either of those two models and more legroom than even the Cadillac Escalade, which is much larger that all.
In addition to having sufficient capacity for up to seven passengers, the Infiniti JX35 has the largest amount of cargo space when the second segment is folded and third-row seats and an electric gate as standard equipment.
Above the Competition
Another advantage with the competition is that access to third-row seat is easier even when if the second seat has an infant seat installed, thanks to the second row can be adjusted backward or forward a total of 5.5 inches, which facilitates these maneuvers.
Depending on which of the five option packages available is chosen, the Infiniti JX35 can be heated in the second row of seats, dual-screen entertainment system, moonroof covering the second and third row, navigation system, the latest generation 360 View technology and equipment Back Up Collition Internvention (BCI) – the first of its kind in the industrial, which not only alerts the driver about the presence of objects, people or animals when performing maneuvers in reverse, but can even completely stop the vehicle.
Technology is another distinctive elements of this new model because it allows access and control of Google Calendar to the navigation system to establish driving routes and can set limits distance and / or speed alerts by e-mail or messages text, when the vehicle is left in a Valet Parking or is driven for example by a teenager.
Infiniti also offers the audio system Bose® Cabin Surround® 15 parlantesy a digital decoder and 5.1 channel der Acoustic Waveguide subwoofer.
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The Infiniti JX35 2013 has a starting price (manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price, MSRP of $ 40.450 and can exceed $ 50,000 when it is fitted with all possible options.
In total, there are five different packages
Premium ($ 4.950) which includes the navigation system, the Infiniti Connection ™ system, Around View ™ Monitor technology detector blind spot, Bose sound system with 13 speakers and subwoofer Acoustic Waveguide seats, electrical controls, access and starting keyless engine and maple wood accents on the board.
Driver Assist ($ 2.200), which adds several security systems such as Backup Collision Intervention (BCI) technology, intelligent cruise control Forward Collision Alert, Active Trace Control, Eco Pedal and heated steering wheel.
Theather ($ 1.700) with two seven-inch screens each and wireless headphones and remote control, auxiliaries audio and video ports, and 120 Volt outlet.
Deluxe Touring ($ 2.200) with audio equipment Bose® Cabin Surround® 15 speakers and subwoofer Acoustic Waveguide, 20-inch wheels with five-pointed wheels, moonroof on the second and third row seats, air conditioning control advanced seats with heating and ventilation and heating in the front seats in the second row.
Technology ($ 3.100) adds to the package Driver Assistance Package warning system lane departure Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Lane Departure Prevention (LDP), in addition to the Blind Spot Intervention ™ (BSI) technology and belts Front safety advanced.
Other accessories that Infiniti offers are the roof rails for $ 350 and 20 pugladas wheels for $ 1,600.
The test model included all the options so the total came to $ 54.55, including fee of $ 950 for deliveries.
With all this, the 2013 Infiniti JX35 still has a price cometitivo against major competitors such as the Acura MDX and Audi Q7.
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