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2009 Infiniti FX

2009 Infiniti FX

At a Glance

Pricing $42,150 - $64,300
Drive Types RWD, AWD
Engines 3.5l V6, 5.0l V8
Transmissions A7
Fuel Economy 14-16 (city), 20-23 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 61

Overview Information

What SUV looks like no other, doesn't go off-road, and wants to be a sport car? The Infiniti FX, of course! With two muscular engine choices: a 303-bhp 3.5L V-6 (FX35) or a 390-bhp 5.0L V-8 (FX50), rapid acceleration is assured. Both engines are coupled to a new 7-speed automatic and optional magnesium paddle shifters. The FX35 is offered in RWD or AWD, while the FX50 is available with AWD only. Infiniti packed the FX with a wide array of technology: Intelligent Brake Assist, Lane Departure Warning/Lane Departure Prevention, Intelligent Cruise Control, Distance Control Assist, and Around View Monitor. The optional Sport Package adds Continuous Damping Control, Rear-Active Steer and 21-inch alloy wheels. The interior features wood trim, and is far more inviting and luxurious than in the previous FX. Infiniti clearly aims the FX to take on the BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz ML-Class, and Audi Q7.

What Changed:

The big, bold Infiniti FX gets more aggressive styling and a bigger engine. Infiniti added a new 390-bhp 5.0L V-8 for the FX50, which replaces the 4.5L V-8 previously available on the FX45. The FX35 also gets a more powerful 3.5L V-6 with 303-bhp. Both engines are coupled to a new 7-speed automatic and optional magnesium paddle shifters.

Official Word:

The all-new, second-generation Infiniti FX, which goes on sale at Infiniti dealers in the United States and Canada in June 2008, is a radical expression of sport and utility - offering exceptional levels of power, refinement and driving exhilaration. Created as a fusion of luxury, performance and the utility of an SUV, it offers head-turning styling and an advanced sports platform, along with a choice of a new 390-horsepower 5.0-liter 32-valve DOHC V8 engine with VVEL...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
FX35 3.5l V6 (303-bhp) A7 RWD 16/23/19 61 $42,150
FX35 3.5l V6 (303-bhp) A7 AWD 16/21/18 59 $43,600
FX35 Premium 3.5l V6 (303-bhp) A7 RWD 16/23/19 61 $44,500
FX35 Premium 3.5l V6 (303-bhp) A7 AWD 16/21/18 59 $45,950
FX35 Deluxe Touring 3.5l V6 (303-bhp) A7 RWD 16/23/19 61 $47,150
FX35 Premium & Navigation 3.5l V6 (303-bhp) A7 RWD 16/23/19 61 $47,350
FX35 Deluxe Touring 3.5l V6 (303-bhp) A7 AWD 16/21/18 59 $48,600
FX35 Premium & Navigation 3.5l V6 (303-bhp) A7 AWD 16/21/18 59 $48,800
FX35 Deluxe Touring & Navigation 3.5l V6 (303-bhp) A7 RWD 16/23/19 61 $50,000
FX35 Premium & Navigation & Technology 3.5l V6 (303-bhp) A7 RWD 16/23/19 61 $50,250
FX35 Deluxe Touring & Navigation 3.5l V6 (303-bhp) A7 AWD 16/21/18 59 $51,450
FX35 Premium & Navigation & Technology 3.5l V6 (303-bhp) A7 AWD 16/21/18 59 $51,700
FX35 Deluxe Touring & Navigation & Technology 3.5l V6 (303-bhp) A7 RWD 16/23/19 61 $52,900
FX35 Deluxe Touring & Navigation & Technology 3.5l V6 (303-bhp) A7 AWD 16/21/18 59 $54,350
FX50 5.0l V8 (390-bhp) A7 AWD 14/20/17 60 $58,400
FX50 Technology 5.0l V8 (390-bhp) A7 AWD 14/20/17 60 $61,300
FX50 Sport 5.0l V8 (390-bhp) A7 AWD 14/20/17 60 $61,400
FX50 Sport & Technology 5.0l V8 (390-bhp) A7 AWD 14/20/17 60 $64,300