3 reviews
Available Price Range $8,738-$16,846 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 19-20 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2009 INFINITI EX35

Our Take

The EX35 is Infiniti's luxury midsize crossover. The EX35 competes with the Acura RDX, Land Rover LR2 and BMW X3. The EX35 comes in one trim level — called Journey — with either rear- or all-wheel drive.For 2009, the EX35 has standard leather and a rear parking camera. The EX35 s... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Backseat room
  • Cargo room
  • Towing capacity
  • Ride comfort
  • So-so stereo
  • Dated navigation graphics

Notable Features

  • 297-hp V-6
  • RWD or AWD
  • Five seats
  • Additional standard features for 2009
  • Optional Around View Monitor


Our Expert Reviews

The Infiniti EX35 is a genuine driver's crossover: agile and composed, well-appointed and technologically advanced. But it's clear that somewhere in the rush toward putting the sport in sport utility, the EX abandoned the utility. While some competitors prove that the two need not be exclusive, the EX still sacrifices one for the other.Given those concerns, it may come as a surprise t... Read full review for the 2009 INFINITI EX 35

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Consumer Reviews


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Love this car

by Marc B from Wilmette, IL on November 22, 2009

Bought an EX35 Journey in Mid-October. What a fun car this is to drive! I guess it is considered a modern version of a station wagon, but it really feels more like a sports car. Although this is a lit... Read Full Review


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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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