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2017 Infiniti QX30 – Fuel Economy Review

In this episode, we test drive the all new 2017 Infiniti QX30. Infiniti rejuvenates its crossover line-up with its smallest offering, blending the brand’s striking design language with compact yet spacious interiors. Our tester was equipped with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo engine capable of generating 208 horsepower (@5,500rpm) and 258 lb-ft of torque.

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With its compact dimensions and small yet powerful engine, the QX30 achieved excellent fuel economy numbers in our test. Our test vehicle yielded 660km on a tank of gas and gave us an average fuel economy of 7.7L/100km. With these numbers, the QX30 might be one of the most fuel-efficient gasoline-powered luxury vehicles on the road today. The fact that it is an all-wheel drive equipped crossover makes it all the more impressive.

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After using up almost a full tank of gas, we were able to fill it back up for $64.52 at a fuel cost of $1.23/liter.


CLOSEST COMPETITORS
– Audi Q3
– Mercedes GLA
– BMW X1
– Porsche Macan
– Lincoln MKC

REAL WORLD TEST RESULTS

  • Initially estimated fuel range: 463km or 288miles on a full tank
  • Actual fuel range (as-tested): 660km or 410miles on a full tank
  • Fuel economy: 7.7L/100km or or 30.5MPG
  • Distance per liter of fuel: 12.1km
  • Cost per kilometer:10.2 cents @$1.23/liter (CAD)
  • Cost of a full tank: $64.52 @ $1.23/liter (CAD)

2017 Infiniti Q60 – Fuel Economy Review

In this episode, we test drive the all new 2017 Infiniti Q60. A long-awaited revival of the brand’s G37 coupe, the Q60 has a lot riding on its reputation. Our tester was equipped with a 3.0-liter 6-cylinder turbo engine capable of generating 300 horsepower and 295lb-ft of torque. The Q60 is also available with a 2.0-liter turbo 4-cylinder that generates a decent 208 horsepower.

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Although it was a bigger engine, our test model was surprisingly fuel efficient. Our test yielded 592km on a tank of gas and gave us an average fuel economy of 11.9L/100km.

After using up a half tank of gas, we were able to fill it back up for $70.04 at a fuel cost of $1.22/liter.


CLOSEST COMPETITORS
– Lexus RC
– Audi A5
– Mercedes C-Class Coupe
– BMW 4-series

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REAL WORLD TEST RESULTS

  • Initially estimated fuel range: 511km or 317 miles on a full tank
  • Actual fuel range (as-tested):592km or 368 miles on a full tank
  • Fuel economy:11.9L/100kmor 19.7MPG
  • Tank Capacity: 75.7 liters or 20 gallons
  • Distance per liter of fuel: 7.9km
  • Cost per kilometer: 15.4 cents @$1.22/liter (CAD)
  • Total 592km