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2003 Infiniti FX45 Ratings

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Infiniti FX45 2003
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    12/27/2005 3:42:18 PM

    2003 Infiniti FX45 - Base

    Pros: Platform - handles like it's on rails; Design - like nothing else out there.

    Cons: Rear cupholders are small

    Advice: Evaluate what attributes you are looking for in your next car - the FX is more sportier than anything else.

    Is this really a SUV? It handles like a sports car. I have to admit, when the conditions are right, I'm a spirited driver. All my previous vehicles were sports cars not to mention I track a sport bike. The next car for me was a family car since we have 2 dogs. I wasn't ready to jump on the SUV bandwagon since typical SUVs don't fit my lifestyle at the moment. I rarely go to the snow so I don't all the hardcore 4x4 attributes in my car. The FX is a good cross between a sports car and SUV; however, I think it's more sport being the platform built on. Why I decided on the FX: -I do 99.9% of my driving on asphalt (not off-road or in the snow). -AWD safety especially in wet winters -I'm a spirited driver; when the conditions are SAFE, I enjoy the quick accelertion, crisp handling, amazing sound from the 4.5 liter V8. -Utility: a 315hp sports car that carries everything we buy from Home Depot, Safeway, and Target! -Value: has all the options we want at same price as Lexus

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    3/22/2005 1:20:40 PM

    2003 Infiniti FX45 - Base

    Pros: Looks and 4wd availability

    Cons: Seat a tad small for my large frame

    Advice: If you like it when you see it, you'll love it when you own it.

    I saw a bad review where the guy complained about the ride and looks and I have to respond. Duh, if you drove it and looked at it you got what you saw. It's a great SUV for someone who simply needs some room and 4wd but want something larger than a sedan and as sporty as most sports cars. The 20' rides a little rough, but no worse than SUV's I've owned. It is quickand 'unique' looking. You either love it or hate it. I love it and don't really buy cars based on what my friends like. Most of them are in Kia's anyway, what do they know.

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    5/30/2004 7:18:16 PM

    2003 Infiniti FX45 - Base

    Pros: Sporty handling, power

    Cons: stiff suspension

    Advice: determine if ride or performance is most important to you

    An absolute blast! If you want a vehicle you look forward to driving all of the time, buy one!

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    10/13/2003 2:26:08 PM

    2003 Infiniti FX45 - Base

    Pros: Technology Package - locks, camera, cruise, gps

    Cons: Styling

    Advice: Make sure you don't need more room from your SUV...your loss if you do

    Man, what a load of fun. Great technology use and really functional gadgets. Lots of looks as we drive by. Excellent design and usability quotient. Tying to wrestle it away from my wife now.

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    3/11/2003 3:40:17 PM

    2003 Infiniti FX45 - Base

    Pros: AWD-315 H.P-laser guided rocket ship ( the back up camera is really cool!

    Cons: nothing - a real work of art

    Advice: Run do not walk...to get one.(by the way the car is so new-that where it lists ,what car did I buy? I had to put the QX because they didn't list the FX on this site

    Damn !- What the hell was that? Is the most often comment I hear as I zoom by onlookers. This is a sharp,fast, lean,new type of vehicle ,that is a drivers dream ( by the way did I mention FAST?).I purchased the liquid copper color though I was tempted to the black. Zoom-zoom. By the way, I am a former M-430 owner, spoiuse has a BMW X-5 ( and that has less room than the FX. I am also 55 Years old, love the gadgets, crank up the 11 speaker,300 watt BOSE and rock with the stones as I put on my nearly 30,000 year avg. miles. Safe, and a lot of fun,,,Man Detroit better watch this one,,,catch one if you can, they can't keep them in the show room. Good luck