Infiniti Q50 0-60 times

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2019 Infiniti Q50 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile

2018 Infiniti Q50 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile

Car And Driver Results

Zero to 60 mph 5.0 sec
Zero to 100 mph 12.7 sec
Zero to 130 mph 23.2 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph 5.4 sec
Top gear, 30-50 mph 3.3 sec
Top gear, 50-70 mph 3.8 sec
Standing ¼-mile 13.6 sec @ 103 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph 169 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad 0.88 g
Source: С&D

2017 Infiniti Q50 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
3.0t Red Sport 400 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
400 Hp, 350 Lb-Ft., 4005 Weight, 19 City / 26 Hwy mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
4.2 sec, 12.8 @ 112
3.0t Red Sport 400 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
400 Hp, 350 Lb-Ft., 3853 Weight, 20 City / 26 Hwy mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
4.5 sec, 13 @ 110
3.0t Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
300 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3886 Weight, 19 City / 27 Hwy mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
5.2 sec, 13.8 @ 102
3.0t Sport 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
300 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3996 Weight, 19 City / 27 Hwy mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
5.2 sec, 13.8 @ 102
3.0t Premium 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
300 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3707 Weight, 20 City / 29 Hwy mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
5.6 sec, 14 @ 100
3.0t Sport 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
300 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3822 Weight, 20 City / 29 Hwy mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
5.6 sec, 14 @ 100
2.0t Base 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
208 Hp, 258 Lb-Ft., 3798 Weight, 22 City / 28 Hwy mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
6.6 sec, 15 @ 95
2.0t Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
208 Hp, 258 Lb-Ft., 3838 Weight, 22 City / 28 Hwy mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
6.6 sec, 15 @ 95
2.0t Sport 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
208 Hp, 258 Lb-Ft., 3838 Weight, 22 City / 28 Hwy mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
6.6 sec, 15 @ 95
2.0t Base 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
208 Hp, 258 Lb-Ft., 3666 Weight, 23 City / 31 Hwy mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
7 sec, 15.4 @ 90
2.0t Premium 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
208 Hp, 258 Lb-Ft., 3705 Weight, 23 City / 31 Hwy mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
7 sec, 15.4 @ 90
2.0t Sport 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
208 Hp, 258 Lb-Ft., 3705 Weight, 23 City / 31 Hwy mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
7 sec, 15.4 @ 90

2016 Infiniti Q50 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
3.0t Red Sport 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
400 Hp, 350 Lb-Ft., 3849 Weight, N/A mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
4.5 sec, 13 @ 114
3.0t Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
300 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3849 Weight, N/A mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
5.2 sec, 13.8 @ 102
3.0t Sport 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
300 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3849 Weight, N/A mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
5.2 sec, 13.8 @ 102
2.0t Base 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
208 Hp, 258 Lb-Ft., 3748 Weight, 22 City / 28 Hwy mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
6.6 sec, 14.9 @ 94
2.0t Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
208 Hp, 258 Lb-Ft., 3787 Weight, 22 City / 28 Hwy mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
6.6 sec, 14.9 @ 94
2.0t Base 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
208 Hp, 258 Lb-Ft., 3574 Weight, 23 City / 31 Hwy mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
7 sec, 15.4 @ 90
2.0t Premium 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
208 Hp, 258 Lb-Ft., 3611 Weight, 23 City / 31 Hwy mpg, 7-spd auto transmission
7 sec, 15.4 @ 90

Car And Driver Results

Zero to 60 mph 4.5 sec
Zero to 100 mph 10.5 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph 5.0 sec
Top gear, 30-50 mph 3.2 sec
Top gear, 50-70 mph 3.3 sec
Standing ¼-mile 13.0 sec @ 112 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph 165 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad 0.88 g
Source: С&D

2015 Infiniti Q50 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
Base 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
328 Hp, 269 Lb-Ft., 3748 Weight, 7-spd auto transmission
5.5 sec, 13.9 @ 97
Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
328 Hp, 269 Lb-Ft., 3787 Weight, 7-spd auto transmission
5.6 sec, 13.9 @ 97
Sport 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
328 Hp, 269 Lb-Ft., 3849 Weight, 7-spd auto transmission
5.6 sec, 13.9 @ 97
Base 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
328 Hp, 269 Lb-Ft., 3574 Weight, 7-spd auto transmission
5.7 sec, 14 @ 99
Premium 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
328 Hp, 269 Lb-Ft., 3611 Weight, 7-spd auto transmission
5.8 sec, 14.1 @ 99
Sport 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
328 Hp, 269 Lb-Ft., 3675 Weight, 7-spd auto transmission
5.8 sec, 14.1 @ 99


Infiniti Q50 0-60 mph acceleration across years

Year of a Model0-60 times, Quarter mile
2017 4.2 - 7 sec, 12.8 @ 112 - 15.4 @ 90 mph
2016 4.5 - 7 sec, 13 @ 114 - 15.4 @ 90 mph
2015 5.5 - 5.8 sec, 13.9 @ 99 - 14.1 @ 97 mph
2014 5.5 - 5.7 sec, 13.9 @ 99 - 14 @ 97 mph

Infiniti Q50 competitors' 0-60 mph acceleration

With plenty of brands out there, choosing the best vehicle to conquer the road is the task you are facing every time you have to make a choice.

Nissan provides a good option with Infiniti Q50. The brand was unveiled in 2014 and it enjoyed good reviews. It was revamped in 2016 market year, with upgraded options and better performance.

By keeping faith with the brand, Infiniti decided on doing few upgrades on the previous model in 2016. Changes were minor like the different outward look, improved interior, and features designed to aid drivers, which were not available in previous models.

0-60 mph: progress and competitors

As a good machine on the road, Q50 achieves 0-60 sprint in just 5.2 seconds and attained the quarter-mile running in 13.8 seconds at 102.10 mph. 

Its speed puts it in the good competition with Cadillac ATS V-6, which sprints from 0 to 60 in 5.5 seconds and reaches the quarter mile in 14.0 at just 101.9 mph.

Things look good for Infiniti Q50 until we consider both BMW and Audi. The BMW covers 0-60 mph in as little as 4.7 seconds, and a quarter at 13.3 at 103.9 mph, the Audi model makes the 0-60 in just 4.4 seconds, and quarters at 13.0 at 105.6 mph. 

When considering drifting, Q50 at its best is a good choice, although it puts up a slower rate than its competitors in the review do. 

Q50 makes a lap in just 26.3 seconds averaging 0.71g; compare with Cadillac ATS that performs a lap at 26.0 seconds at an average of 0.71g. the BMW performs a lap faster at 25.7 seconds at an average of 0.71g. 

The Audi S4 is a better performer among the cars under consideration, as it makes 25.6 seconds averaging 0.75g in the process.

Where drifting is of less importance and numbers are not the priority, the Q50 is not on the same par with other cars in terms of fun and involvement.

Specs of the Engine

The engine system is the same. The starting one is a 208-hp,  with a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four, the improved brand engine is 300-hp twin-turbo 3.0-liter, while the hybrid's engine is 360-hp 3.5-liter V-6.

The range topper is made of 3.0-liter V-6, which can be tuned to an impressive 400 hp. 

All the powertrains are joined to the automatic transmission consisting of seven-speed and paddle shifter made of magnesium available on 3.0t Sport and the Red Sport 400.

The beauty of Q50 is its better value in the segment. With the price almost the same or below its closest rivals. 

Starting at $35,105 for the 2.0t Pure, 2.0t Luxe up for grab at $37,455, the 3.0t Luxe rocks the market at $39,855, the 3.0t Sport available at $41,555, the Hybrid Luxe sells at $51,505, and Red Sport 400 looks like the most expensive at $51,905.

All the models are rear-wheel drive, although the all-wheel is available at an additional cost of $2,000 across the board. All the mentioned above, has a price tag of $1,500 performance package and the performance exhaust from the new factory is $589 to $681, it depends on if the muffler is involved.

The exterior

There aren't many changes to speak off since Infiniti's decides to go for just facelift instead of total product revamp, but there are few things worthy of discussion.

Headlight and hood are from the recent model, funny enough, Infiniti didn't upgrade the headlight section. The grille is a new design though, but it may be difficult to spot the difference at first glance. 

The verdict 

It's not misleading to say Infiniti chose the Q50 has the brand to lead in the highly competitive market. Its adoption of powertrain and new features, long before other makers in the lineup, is a testimony to Infiniti's decision. 

In a segment that has lost some of its vibes, the Red Sport 400 is a powerful dual purpose sedan that can make the difference, despite its imperfections.


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