Compare 2019 INFINITI QX50 vs 2017 INFINITI QX50

2019 INFINITI QX50 vs 2017 INFINITI QX50


2.0L I4 3.7L V6


268 325

  MPG (City/Highway)

24/31 * 17/24 *


XTRONIC CVT 7-speed automatic

2019 INFINITI QX50 vs 2017 INFINITI QX50

Serving Novi, MI

The 2019 INFINITI QX50 and 2017 INFINITI QX50 are luxury SUVs that are classy and sophisticated with a quality ride provided. The car model continues to evolve each year with the features and technology that are included. When you want to compare both models, there are a few features to evaluate when checking out the best-selling model from INFINITI.


The 2019 INFINITI QX50 has better aerodynamics compared to its predecessor with refined handling that makes for an improved drive. It’s built with a revolutionary powertrain and a turbocharged engine with 268 hp. It now gets 30 to 31 mpg on the highway for additional savings compared to its predecessor. Three different engines are available for the 2019 model, which includes a 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo rated at 400 horsepower, a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo with 208 horsepower, and a 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo rated with 300 horsepower. The car accelerates quickly and can handle curves with ease without feeling like you’re driving a large SUV. The vehicle also does well on inclines and doesn’t struggle to maintain its speed.

The 2017 INFINITI QX50 has made handling a priority, and the car feels engaging when you’re driving it on different types of terrain. It’s built with gutsy acceleration and sporty handling, making it fun to drive due to its eagerness. The car seems to be missing a set of paddle controls that would improve drivability. Unfortunately, handling and body control isn’t as ideal as the 2019 QX50 model.


The 2019 INFINITI QX50 is built with additional safety features that improve driver confidence and reduce the risk of a collision. It now comes standard with forward emergency braking, a forward collision warning, and pedestrian detection. You can also take advantage of Essential editions, which include lane departure prevention. The New Pro Pilot Assist is available with the 2019 QX50, which includes adaptive cruise control, a blind spot monitor, and lane departure prevention technology.

The 2017 INFINITI QX50 offers a high level of safety but with limited safety features compared to the 2019 INFINITI QX50. Standard safety equipment includes a rearview camera, anti-lock brakes, traction and stability control, dual front, curtain, and side airbags. The scores that it received during its crash tests aren’t as high as on the 2019 model, but the vehicle is still reliable when you want to stay safe on the road.

Interior Features

There are more premium materials available in the 2019 INFINITI QX50 continue to the 2017 INFINITI QX50 with push-button start, a power liftgate, sliding armrests, power-tilt front cushions, and dual-screen infotainment. It features a total of three screens, which can improve the driving experience and also offer more entertainment for passengers. Standard features also include natural wood interior trim, which creates a stunning touch that allows the cabin to feel cozy.

Less cargo space is available in the 2017 INFINITI QX50 behind the second row compared to the new model. Surround-view cameras are included in the car, but visibility isn’t as good as the 2019 model. It has a fair assortment of standard and optional features available with a lower-resolution screen, maple wood trim, power telescope/tilt steering, and memory seating.

If you want to learn more about how the 2019 INFINITI QX50 compares to the 2017 INFINITI QX50, contact us today to speak to a representative. We can schedule a test drive and allow you to explore our extensive inventory of vehicles when shopping around for a new car.

* Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.