CARS.COM — The starting price for the 2017 Infiniti QX60 is increasing by $500 to $44,095, with the luxury SUV adding power and available convenience features. For that price, which includes a $995 destination charge, buyers will get a new 3.5-liter direct-injected V-6 engine mated to a continuously variable automatic transmission and good for 295 horsepower, an 11 percent boost over the outgoing version.
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The seven-seat SUV comes with front-wheel drive; all-wheel drive adds $1,800 to the starting price. New for 2017 is a motion-activated liftgate, available as part of the $7,300 Deluxe Technology Package, which also adds automatic high beams and auto-dimming side mirrors. The dimming side mirrors are also available on the Drivers Assistance Package for $1,850.
The $2,900 Premium Plus Package adds vehicle-health report capabilities and voice recognition for audio, Bluetooth and vehicle info. The Theater Package now offers an 8-inch display screen, 1 inch larger than the 2016 version, as well as a 12-volt power point, USB and HDMI ports, and Wi-Fi with a three-month complimentary trial, for $2,150.
Available safety and convenience features carrying over include forward collision warning, backup collision prevention, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, blind spot warning, distance control assist and a backup camera with moving object detection.
The QX60 is among the least pricey among competitor base models, ranking ahead of only the 2017 Buick Enclave, which starts at $39,990. The 2017 Lincoln MKT is the next closest in price at $44,455, followed by the 2017 versions of the Acura MDX and Audi Q7, which start at $44,890 and $55,750, respectively. All prices include destination.
The 2017 Infiniti QX60 is on sale at dealerships now.