Comparison - Infiniti QX30 Sport 2017 - vs - Subaru Crosstrek Limited 2019

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Average Price: 
31,445
Updated: 
15 Dec 2016
$
27,195
Updated: 
29 Apr 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2017
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
no
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.20gals
16.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Obsidian
#1A1A1A
Blade Silver
#AEAEAE
Chestnut Bronze
#352B29
Graphite Shadow
#434345
Ink Blue
#172773
Liquid Copper
#8D716B
Magnetic Red
#8F1A22
Majestic White
#E0E0E0
Malbec Black
#32272F
Color: 
Crystal Black Silica
#000000
Crystal White Pearl
#E7E7E7
Ice Silver Metallic
#949494
Quartz Blue Pearl
#404E6A
Dark Gray Metallic
#828481
Cool Gray Khaki
#8FA0B0
Venetian Red Pearl
#8D1111
Sunshine Orange
#D26D3B

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Another cushy compact crossover may or may not be what the world needs now, but it’s exactly what Infiniti needs. Enter the swoopy, stub-tailed QX30—which Infiniti is pitching as a “premium active crossover”—to give the brand an entrant in a segment poised for explosive growth. We tested an all-wheel-drive QX30 and found it does a reasonable job of being a cushy compact crossover, with its 8.0 inches of ground clearance, skid plates, and roof rails joining the creature comforts and chrome that come with being an Infiniti.

But those are crossovers. And as we’ve stated before, the QX30 Sport is not really a crossover, but rather a Euro hatch, one that Infiniti happily did not leave in Europe.

Pros
Expressive design, composed chassis, upscale interior.

Cons
Cramped in some dimensions, modest cargo area, transmission needs a Normal mode.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2017 Infiniti QX30 is a new addition to the automaker’s lineup and is its first entry to the growing luxury subcompact crossover segment.

Slotting below the aging QX50, the 2017 Infiniti QX30 is a small luxury crossover that’s available in front- or all-wheel-drive configurations. Compared to the Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class (the car on which it’s based), the QX30 features a more curvaceous exterior design.

The Infiniti QX30 is shares its platform, engine and transmission with the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, GLA-Class, and the not-for-U.S.-consumption A-Class hatchback

Noise inside the cabin is kept to a minimum thanks to a good amount of sound insulation and interior trim materials are high in quality. The dash layout is unique because of its asymmetrical design, but the Infiniti InTouch multimedia interface could be more intuitive. Nissan and Infiniti’s “Zero Gravity” seats come standard and have plenty of support without sacrificing comfort. Although the QX30’s rear seats can accommodate adults but head- and legroom are limited. The low roof and small rear window, however, means rear visibility is compromised due to the car’s dramatic exterior styling.

Pros
Sporty handling and smooth ride
Torque-rich turbocharged engine
Well-insulated cabin

Cons
Cargo space is on the small side
Limited rear passenger room
Steering is a little heavy

By: 
motortrend.com

You don't have to pay a fortune to get a luxury-branded vehicle these days. The new 2017 Infiniti QX30 is reasonably priced and yet offers you more style and performance than the typical small crossover SUV. Read more to learn if the QX30 has everything you're looking for.

Infiniti considers its all-new 2017 QX30 a combination of coupe, hatchback and crossover. The way it straddles these body types can be advantageous. From a driver enjoyment perspective, you will find the QX30 more athletic and better handling than a typical SUV. Compared to a traditional sedan, the QX30's hatchback design gives you greater versatility, both in terms of its taller ride height and increased cargo capacity. Then there's the QX30's coupe-like styling, which helps it look sportier than the typical sedan or crossover. The question you might wonder, though, is whether this extensive blending results in a vehicle that delivers the best of both worlds or is diluted to the point of not excelling at anything.

Pros
Easy to maneuver around town
High-quality interior looks sharp and comes pretty well equipped
Multiple driver assistance features are available to help keep you safe.

Cons
Sport models ride firm compared to other available versions
Noticeable amount of wind and road noise at highway speeds
Cargo capacity is smaller than rival crossovers
Reflective interior trim pieces are distracting in bright-light situations.

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek's primary draw is its jack-of-all-trades nature. Like a lot of other similarly priced cars or crossover SUVs, it has a roomy interior for both people and cargo, a smooth ride quality, and a long list of available advanced safety features.Revised feature availability.The Starlink telematics system gains a few new features.

Pros
Spacious interior for a hatchback of its size
Offers optional safety features not typically found in the class
High ground clearance for enhanced off-road capability
Comfortable ride quality

CONS
Slow acceleration on the highway
Handling isn't as precise as that of some rival cars
Lower EPA mileage numbers compared to typical crossovers

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek ranked #8 in Subcompact SUVs. Currently the Subaru Crosstrek has a score of 7.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 29 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Lots of cargo space
User-friendly infotainment system
Well-built interior
Smooth ride

Cons
Seats could use more support
Lethargic acceleration
Rivals handle better

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek is as plucky as ever, but with more available safety gear this year.

Pros
Great overall package
Off-road capable, on-road comfortable
Plucky feel
Quiet, refined demeanor
Lots of safety tech

Cons
Mediocre acceleration
Interior is just OK
Manual transmission no thriftier, nor faster than CVT
Loaded models aren’t as good of a value

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
24.00mpg
27.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
33.00mpg
33.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Flat
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
258ft-lbs
at 1 200rpm
145ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
208hp
at 5 500rpm
152hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
37.30Feet
35.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Roadside Assistance
Concierge Service*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Destination Download*
Keyless ignition
Driver assisted parking assist
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Cargo Floor Mats

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
174.20in
175.80in
Width: 
82.00in
71.00in
Height: 
58.10in
63.60in
Ground Clearance: 
6.10in
8.70in
Front Track: 
61.90in
61.00in
Rear Track: 
61.90in
61.20in
Wheel Base: 
106.30in
104.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.41
39.80
Rear Head Room: 
37.50
38.00
Front Leg Room: 
41.30in
43.10in
Rear leg room: 
33.50in
36.50in
Front Hip Room: 
52.10in
55.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.80in
56.70in
Rear Hip Room: 
49.00in
55.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
53.10in
55.60in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
34.00cu.ft
55.30cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
19.20cu.ft
20.80cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
14.60degrees
18.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
27.00degrees
29.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3280.00lbs
3239.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
2 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
2 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -way power driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leatherette/suede
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Sport front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Bucket front seats
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
6 -Way Power Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Leather
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather steering wheel
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
48 Months of provided satellite radio service
1 subwoofer(s)
10 total speakers
Bose premium brand speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Speed sensitive volume control
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
6 total speakers
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Fixed glass rear sunroof
One-touch power sunroof
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Power glass sunroof
Rear spoiler
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Rear window wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 8.0
18 X 7.0-In
Wheels more: 
Run flat tires
All season tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Airbag Deployment Notification
Turn signal mirrors
Rear door child safety locks
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Vehicle Alarm notification*
Emergency Service*
Rear center 3-point belt
Post-collision safety system
Perimeter Alarm Shock Sensor
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Sport Leather Package
Sport Technology Package
Sport LED Package
Cargo Package
Sport Navigation Package
Moonroof + Navigation System + Harman Kardon Amplifier And Speakers
Sport Package - 18" Wheels
Popular Package #4
Standard Model
Popular Package #3
Moonroof
Popular Package #2
Exterior Options: 
Moonroof
Premium Paint
Splash Guards
Rear Bumper Protector
Body Side Molding Kit Quartz Blue Pearl
Body Side Molding Kit Crystal Black Silica
Body Side Molding Crystal White Pearl
Door Edge Guard Crystal Black Silica
Door Edge Guard Quartz Blue Pearl
Door Edge Guard Crystal White Pearl
Body Side Molding Kit Ice Silver Metallic
Body Side Molding Kit Dark Gray Metallic
Trailer Hitch
Door Edge Guard Dark Gray Metallic
Body Side Molding Kit Venetian Red Pearl
STI Roof Spoiler
Cross Bar Set - Aero
Rear Bumper Cover
Wheel Locks- Alloy
Door Edge Guard Cool Gray Khaki
Body Side Molding Kit Quartz Blue Pearl
Body Side Molding Kit Desert Khaki
Rear Bumper Cover
Roof Spoiler Venetian Red Pearl
Interior Options: 
Illuminated Kick Plates
Interior And Exterior Auto Dimming Mirrors
STI Leather Shift Knob - CVT
Rockford Fosgate Audio Upgrade
Auto Dimming Mirror W/Compass And Homelink
Cargo Net
LED Upgrade - Map And Dome Lights
Rear Seatback Protector
Sunshade
Interior And Exterior Auto Dimming Mirror W/Homelink
Footwell Illumination Kit - Blue
Side Sill Plate
Auto Dimming Mirror W/Compass
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror W/Approach Lighting
All-Weather Floor Liners

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Graphite, leather
#1D1D1D
Graphite, leatherette/sueded microfiber
#494949
Color: 
Black Leather, Leather
#151515
Gray Leather, Leather
#BDB7A5