Comparison - Infiniti QX70 Base 2017 - vs - Audi Q3 Premium Plus Quattro 2018

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Other Names:

Also called:

Infiniti FX

Also called:

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Model: 
Average Price: 
45,850
Updated: 
30 Nov 2016
37,900
Updated: 
01 Jan 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2017
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
no
no
Drive Type: 
Rear Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
23.80gals
16.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Obsidian
#08080C
Graphite Shadow
#7D7D7F
Iridium Blue
#3F455A
Liquid Platinum
#D5D5D5
Malbec Black
#000000
Midnight Mocha
#453225
Majestic White
#DFE0E2
Umbria Twilight
#5A5C51
Hagane Blue
#A1B1BE
Color: 
Dark green
#537263
Dark Blue
#1B306F
Musturd
#F5A037
Dark Red
#D91230
Silver
#DFE7EA
Blue
#2086B6
Gray
#DBDAE2

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2017 Infiniti QX70 ranks 17 out of 22 Luxury Midsize SUVs. The 2017 Infiniti QX70 is all about driving dynamics, offering powerful engine performance and sharp handling. However, you won't get the rear-seat or cargo space that many other SUVs offer. Though tech features are user-friendly, the interior design looks dated compared to rivals.

Pros
Powerful engine
Engaging handling
User-friendly infotainment system

Cons
Below-average cargo capacity
Cramped rear seats
Some outdated tech features and design touches

By: 
usnews.com

A new Limited package replaces last year's Deluxe Touring option and adds some cosmetic upgrades, but otherwise the QX70 returns unchanged.
The 2017 Infiniti QX70 is a performance SUV that gives you more sport than utility. It also has unique styling and a luxurious interior. But after several years on the market, it's beginning to show its age against newer competitors.

Pros
Sharp handling that makes it feel more like a sport sedan than a tall SUV
Plenty of passing power from the standard V6 engine
Well-trimmed interior has high-quality materials throughout.

Cons
Less forgiving over rough surfaces than most luxury SUVs
Rear passenger and cargo space are small for the class
Technology interface is noticeably dated compared to newer competitors
Only one engine option offered.

By: 
edmunds.com

It's starting to look and feel dated, but the QX70 provides a healthy dose of thrills and, surprisingly, value.
Formerly called the FX, the 2017 Infiniti QX70 makes some deliberate sacrifices for style and performance to be one of the most driver-focused crossovers available. It's certainly dated up against fresher rivals, but the QX70 focuses instead on delivering excellent driving dynamics in a way matched by few other vehicles of its ilk.

Pros
Terrific chassis
Flexible engine and transmission
Styled like nothing else

Cons
Cramped interior
Poor fuel economy
Expensive safety options

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Buying or leasing a subcompact premium crossover is a great way for you to own a top-tier luxury-branded vehicle without paying much money. But while these vehicles feature attractive starting prices, the price adds up quickly once you start tacking on expected luxury-oriented features such as leather seating or a sunroof. Luckily, somebody must have forgotten to tell Audi because the 2018 Q3 is feature-rich and much less expensive than its rivals.

Pros
Lots of features at a price lower than rivals
Interior is lined with high-quality materials
Rides comfortably on rough roads
Cabin is hushed at highway speeds

Cons
Handling and acceleration lag behind class rivals
Backseat is a tight fit for adults
Ranks at the back of the pack for fuel economy
Infotainment controller is awkwardly placed, and no USB interface

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Audi Q3 ranked #6 in Luxury Subcompact SUVs. Currently the Audi Q3 has a score of 7.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 25 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Comfortable ride quality
Upscale cabin

Cons
Underpowered on the highway
Few standard features

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Audi Q3 offers a fun-to-drive alternative to the entry compact luxury car, but with more utility. Versus its rivals, it delivers more ride comfort and interior refinement, but less fuel efficiency.

Pros
Smart packaging for tight spaces
Frisky turbocharged engine
Great control interface, maps
Excellent ride quality
Pert handling

Cons
Tight rear seat
More a hatchback than an SUV
Lackluster gas mileage
No manual here
No forward crash prevention system

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
20.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
24.00mpg
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.70L
2.00L
Torque: 
267ft-lbs
at 5 200rpm
207ft-lbs
at 1 700rpm
Horsepower: 
325hp
at 7 000rpm
200hp
at 5 100rpm
Turning Circle: 
36.70Feet
38.70Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

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: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
191.30in
172.80in
Width: 
75.90in
72.10in
Height: 
66.10in
62.60in
Ground Clearance: 
7.40in
Front Track: 
64.40in
61.10in
Rear Track: 
64.60in
61.20in
Wheel Base: 
113.60in
102.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.30
37.00
Front Hip Room: 
54.90in
58.00in
Front Leg Room: 
44.70in
40.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.30in
55.80in
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
37.40
Rear Hip Room: 
54.20in
56.10in
Rear leg room: 
34.60in
31.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.40in
53.60in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
62.00cu.ft
48.20cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
4400lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
24.80cu.ft
16.70cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
28.80degrees
25.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
20.90degrees
23.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4321.00lbs
3682.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
Low fuel level warning

Power Features

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

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Leather
Height adjustable driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Leather
Bucket front seats
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding with storage center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding with pass-thru center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts

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
no
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather steering wheel
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
Radio data system
2 subwoofer(s)
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Speed sensitive volume control
Bose premium brand stereo system
Diversity antenna
Bose premium brand speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
10 total speakers
Memory Card Slot
Satellite Radio
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent wipers
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Rear window wiper
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 x 8.0
18 x 7.0
Wheels more: 
All season tires
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Inside mounted spare tire
All season tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated front disc
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
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
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Cargo Net and First Aid Kit
Rear height adjustable headrests
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Rear center 3-point belt
Turn signal mirrors
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Turn signal mirrors
Rear height adjustable headrests
Post-collision safety system
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Technology Package
Premium Package
Limited Package
Sport Package
Premium Plus
Sport Package
Audi MMI Navigation Plus Package
Sport Plus Package
Exterior Options: 
Stainless Steel Rear Bumper Protector
Pearl Paint
Splash Guards (Set of Four)
Black Roof Rail Crossbars
Roof Rail Crossbars
Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit
19" 10-Spoke-Design Wheels, Titanium
Audi Beam- Quattro
Delete Front License Plate Holder
Audi Beam- Rings
Trailer Hitch
Interior Options: 
Dual DVD Head Restraint Monitors
Tonneau Cover
Cargo Area Protector and Organizer
Illuminated Kick Plates
Homelink - Black
Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats
Stainless Steel Pedal Caps
First Aid Kit
Audi Cargo Box
Audi Guard Cargo Mat
Black Cloth Headliner
Audi Guard Protection Kit

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Graphite, leather
#3A3D45
Graphite, premium leather
#32353D
Java, premium leather
#594826
Wheat, leather
#907F63
Wheat, premium leather
#89785C
Color: 
Black, leather
#2D2D2D
Chestnut Brown, leather
#543D37
Rock Gray, leather
#969690