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Pros: 315 HP Endurance engine, comfortable heated seats, rear-view camera, Nav., fold flat seats
Cons: No power lift 3rd row like in the Navigator, and temp. control knobs
Advice: Take a test drive and you will fall in love with itI am very impressed with the speed and maneuverability of this big SUV. According to Motortrend and other publications, this vehicle can move from 0-60MPH in 7.2 seconds and I believe it. On the highway, it rides very smooth and it is quiet, but you do feel a slight jolt on certain rough roads. Brakes feel strong, so far, and the DVD navigation works like a charm. Also, that rear-view camera is a must for a vehicle of this size. I can't wait until the spring, so I can use this vehicle to trailor my boat. With 8900lbs of towing power and auto-level rear suspension, it should be easy and problem-free. Overall, for the money, it is the best luxury SUV at this time.
Pros: Drive, interior space (I am 6'5') and dealer will pick up/return for service!
Cons: It can be a little sloppy and loose feeling when you drive fast over uneven surfaces with resultant rattles and shakes etc Also HATE the heat/A/C controls they suck but u get used to them
Advice: love it and don't worry about the price of gasJust a great vehicle to drive, has better road feel and car handling abilities than any of the big rigs I have rented and tested - and I have done them all usually for a week at least via rentals in WY, UT and NYC, most comparable would be the Toyota Sequoia, QX way out performs GM or Ford comp's albeit that we still love our Tahoe!
Pros: GREAT PERFORMANCE- HIGH TECH - SMOOTH RIDE - TOTAL LUXURY -
Cons: SO FAR NOT USED TO ODD SHAPED SIDE VIEW MIRRORS
Advice: IF YOUR HAULING JUNK THIS AIN'T FOR YOUI GIVE THIS ONE 10 STARS, AFFORDABLE LUXURY AND POWER. LOVE THE ART DECO STYLING, HANDLING TERRIFIC, ACCELERATION SUPERB AND A NICE TUNED EXHAUST SOUND. INTRIGUED FROM THE FIRST LOOK AT THE NY AUTO SHOW WHEN INTRODUCED I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE A GOOD EXCUSE TO OFFER ONE TO THE WIFE. INSTEAD SHE CHOSE A PT CRUISER. SO GUESS WHO WON THAT ONE? CHRYSLER IN 2001. 2004 CAME MADE THE OFFER AGAIN. PT TURBO PLATNUM LIMITED THIS TIME AND A NEW CORVETTE FOR MYSELF CAN'T LET HER HAVE ALL THE FUN. VISITING DEALERS FOR MY DAUGHTERS NEW CAR I FOUND A 2003 FX35 WITH 8900 MILES. DROVE IT HOME AND GUESS WHAT?? WIFE CAN KEEP THE PT !! ONE PROBLEM 6 CARS AND 6 CAR DRIVEWAY !
Cons: suspension, a little rough
Advice: If you like being unique, this is the car for you.I love my Infiniti FX35. It has been a joy to drive. I have had to adjust to the sports car ride (feel the bumps); but on a smooth surface, it just glides along. I like the snug driver seating. It appears to mold to my body. I am especially attracted to the body style. You have to be on top of the other SUV's to determine which is which, because they are so similar in body style. The Infiniti is unique. If offers all that I need, 1) great performance, 2) style, and decent pricing.
Pros: Interior, controls and engine.
Cons: I like it all.
Advice: BUY IT!I was one the first to buy an FX35 over a year ago in Dallas, TX. I have never had so many people stare at my car and they still do. This is one the most rewarding cars I have ever owned. And I have owned many...BMW, Lexus, Cadillac, etc. I am very satisfied with this car and I can not see myself driving anything else for the next few years. I think I found my soulmate.
Pros: Sporty handling, power
Cons: stiff suspension
Advice: determine if ride or performance is most important to youAn absolute blast! If you want a vehicle you look forward to driving all of the time, buy one!
Advice: Test driveThis is for the 2004 FX35-The ride is improved over 2003-More compliant,The performance is outstanding as is the handling-Reminds me of my old corvette.Rearview camera,makes up for narrow rear view-But you get used to using mirrors,and look our rear side panel.Fit and finish excellent.Seating is quite comfortable.