What Is the 2019 Infiniti Q50?
The five-seat Q50 is Infiniti’s luxury sports sedan that blends spirited driving, comfort and technology. The base 2.0t Pure trim level is powered by a 208-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, while 3.0t Luxe and 3.0t Sport models get a 300-hp, twin-turbo 3.0-liter V-6 under the hood. The performance-oriented Red Sport trim features a 400-hp variant of the V-6. All models use a seven-speed automatic transmission, and rear- and all-wheel-drive versions are available. Competitors include the Audi A4, BMW 3 Series and Lexus IS.
What’s New on the 2019 Infiniti Q50?
Forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking are now standard. The hybrid version of the Q50 has been dropped.
What Features in the 2019 Infiniti Q50 Are Most Important?
Those interested in performance should consider the Q50 Red Sport with its 400-hp engine. While the car's dual-screen setup for audio, navigation and vehicle information is unique, it's also complicated to use. Active safety features like blind spot warning, full-speed adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and lane departure prevention are optional.
Should I Buy the 2019 Infiniti Q50?
Compared to its class, the Q50 has more losses than wins. While the Q50 earns praise for its powerful V-6 engine, its complicated multimedia system and underwhelming driving feel hold it back. With other great options in the sports sedan class, it's worth your while to check out the competition.