Used Infiniti Fx 3.0D S 5Dr Auto Diesel Estate for Sale | Newcastle Infiniti

Infiniti Fx 3.0D S 5Dr Auto Diesel Estate

Overview:

Mileage: 83,724
Trans: Automatic
Body: Estate
Year: 13/13
Colour: Black
Fuel Type: Diesel

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Quote Reference Number: 0NR-506473

Specification

Specification
Body Glass
Electric front windows
Electric rear windows
Rain sensor
Rear privacy glass
Rear wiper
Brakes
ABS
Chassis/Suspension
Active Continuous Damping Control (CDC)
Communication
Voice control system
Bluetooth telephone connectivity
Driver Aids
Cruise control + speed limiter
Rear view camera
Front and rear parking sensors
Speed sensitive power steering with active rear steering
Driver Information
Analogue clock
Service interval indicator
Centre multi info display
Driving Mirrors
Body colour door mirrors
Auto dimming rear view mirror
Electric adjustable/heated/folding door mirrors
Entertainment
Radio/CD + MP3
USB Connection
Auxiliary input socket
2 GB hard disk
7 speakers
Bluetooth audio streaming
Exterior Body Features
Electric glass sunroof
Body colour bumpers
Aluminium roof rails
Dark chrome air vents and sill strips
Power tailgate
Exterior Lights
Front fog lights
Automatic headlamp levelling
Light sensor
Headlight washers
Follow me home headlights
Smoked finish on headlamps
Bi-Xenon headlights with adaptive front light system
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Rear air con vents
Dual zone electronic climate control
Interior Features
Leather steering wheel and gearshift
Leather upholstery
Rear armrest
Rake/reach adjustable steering wheel
Aluminium pedals
Cargo cover (dual position)
Aluminium drivers footrest
Front armrest
Multi function for steering wheel
Steering wheel gearshift paddles
Cargo cover with Multi-partition net
Interior Lights
Sequential light system
Safety
Driver and passenger airbags
Active front headrests
Warning triangle and first aid kit
Curtain airbags
Tyre pressure monitoring system
Side (thorax) airbags
3 rear 3 point seatbelts
Seats
Rear headrests
1/3 to 2/3 split folding rear seats
Driver's electric adjustable lumbar support
Isofix rear child seat preparation
Front sport seats
8 way power adjust front passenger seat
Memory function for drivers seat, steering wheel & exterior mirrors
Heated and ventilated front seats
14 way electrically adjustable drivers seat
Reclining backrests on all rear seats
Security
Alarm
Immobiliser
Smart keyless entry
Anti theft system
Vanity Mirrors
Illuminated driver/passenger vanity mirrors
Wheels - Alloy
21" 6 Spoke Alloy wheels
Wheels - Spare
Tyre repair kit

The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.

Features

Ten Second Review

Infiniti is looking to offer its customers a lot for their money with the FX luxury 4x4. That's in terms of equipment, performance, handling and customer service. The FX30d model is a perfect fit with this policy, with its diesel engine bringing running costs down to a more accessible level.

Background

Infiniti still won't be a familiar name to many in the UK and it certainly isn't one that most people would automatically group together with the likes of BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz and Lexus. These premium car brands just happen to be exactly where Infiniti has positioned its crosshairs and it doesn't envisage a ceasefire until they've budged up to make space at the top table. Things might get a little messy before Infiniti achieves the share of the UK premium car market that it's gleaned in the US but the brand is confident that models like the FX luxury 4x4 can take it where it needs to go. Of course, there are major differences between the car markets in Europe and the United States, meaning Infiniti will need to adapt. The FX30d is evidence of its willingness to do this and will go down in history as the first ever Infiniti with a diesel engine.

Driving Experience

Just so you know, Infiniti is the luxury car arm of Japanese manufacturer Nissan. It's no surprise then that the diesel engine installed in the FX30d is a modified version of the 3.0 V6 unit that's found in a number of larger models from Nissan and its alliance partner Renault. Its power output of 235bhp makes it one of the strongest V6 units with a single turbocharger and maximum torque of 550Nm at 1,750rpm virtually guarantees plenty of shove through the heart of the rev-range. The engine is matched to a 7-speed automatic gearbox that can zip through the gears and see the FX30d to 60mph in 8.3s. The Infiniti marketing people are positioning the FX as a 'crossover' which is always a rather fuzzy description. It's a full-size luxury 4x4 with a focus that's very much on comfort and performance on the road rather than tackling difficult off-road terrain. There's a lot of technology under the skin of the FX designed to enhance its road-going performance. The intelligent all-wheel-drive system distributes torque automatically to the wheels where it can be put to the best use and the stability control software is on hand to rein-in any excesses on the driver's part. Buyers wanting an even sportier feel can upgrade to the FX30dS model. This has the same engine but adds sports suspension with electronically controlled dampers that react to the road conditions and active rear wheel steering which turns the back wheels as well as those at the front to improve manoeuvrability at low speeds and stability on the open road.

Design and Build

With its elongated shape and small glass area, the FX has the look of a coupe on stilts rather than a conventional large 4x4. There are obvious similarities in the basic styling approach to the BMW X6 but the detailing is very different with the FX displaying curves and bulges in place of the BMW's sharp, angular lines. The long bonnet, steeply raked windscreen and vents behind the front wheel arches contribute to the sporty appearance. In the metal though, the car's sheer size means it still has the imposing presence of a 4x4. The links between Nissan and Infiniti are only really evident in the cabin where eagle-eyed owners will spot elements of the design and switchgear that have previously popped up in Nissan products. Huge efforts have obviously been made to generate the premium feel that's so important in the luxury 4x4 segments and for the most part, they appear to have been successful.

Market and Model

Infiniti is making great play of the equipment levels offered as standard in all its products and it's easy to see why. You can inflate the price of rival models far and away above that advertised with a few choice extras from the options list but the Japanese brand is banking on low prices and a comprehensive standard specification giving it the edge it needs. There are GT and S models on offer, both upgradable to Premium status by which point, virtually the entire options list is thrown in. FX GT model customers receive Bi-Xenon adaptive headlights that turn with the steering wheel, full leather trim, heated and cooled front seats with electric adjustment, I-Key smart access, cruise control, an electric sunroof, a 2Gb music jukebox, a rear view camera and cruise control. The S models add powered sports seats, vast 21" alloy wheels, RAS Rear wheel Active Steering and CDC Continuous Damping Control. Go for the Premium models and there's Intelligent Cruise Control which can maintain a set distance to the car in front and Intelligent Brake Assist which can warn of a potential collision and brake the car if necessary. At this level, there's also the Connectiviti+ package which combines a DVD player, satellite navigation, a 10Gb music jukebox and a Bose premium stereo with 11 speakers.

Cost of Ownership

When it launched without a diesel engine, nobody gave the FX much of a chance in the UK, primarily because the cost of running a petrol-powered luxury 4x4 can be prohibitive for many buyers. The arrival of the FX30d ensured that Infiniti's big SUV would be taken a whole lot more seriously. For the record, the FX30d returns 31.4mpg on the combined cycle with emissions of 238g/km. That's a little behind the equivalent BMW X6 models but the Infiniti has the edge on equipment levels. A key determining factor for overall running costs will be the residual values and Infiniti is confident that these will be strong thanks to the controlled supply and high specification of the FX.

Electric front windows, ABS, Active Continuous Damping Control (CDC), Voice control system, Cruise control + speed limiter, Analogue clock, Body colour door mirrors, Radio/CD + MP3, Electric glass sunroof...

Performance

Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)8.3
Engine Power - BHP238
Engine Power - KW175
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM3750
Engine Torque - LBS.FT406
Engine Torque - MKG56
Engine Torque - NM550
Engine Torque - RPM1750
Top Speed132

Go Green

Green Stats
Emissions - ICE
CO0.293
CO2 (g/km)238 (g/km)
HCN
HC+NOx0.207
Noise Level dB(A)67.2
NOx0.165
Particles0.001
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5
Fuel Consumption - ICE
EC Combined (mpg)31.4
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies
EC Extra Urban (mpg)36.2
EC Urban (mpg)25.2
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Car Finance

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Hire Purchase allows you to tailor your finance package as deposit, length of time and monthly payments are all flexible.

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