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Infiniti EX (J50)
2008 Infiniti EX35 -- NHTSA.jpg
Manufacturer Infiniti
Parent company Nissan
Also called Nissan Skyline Crossover (Japan)[1]
Production 2008–
Class Compact crossover SUV
Body style(s) 5-door SUV
Layout Front engine, rear-wheel drive / all-wheel drive
Platform Nissan FM platform
  • VQ35HR

3.5 L V6 297 hp (221 kW)

  • VQ37VHR

3.7 L V6 320 hp (239 kW)

  • V9X

3.0 L V6 240 hp (179 kW) (Diesel)

  • VQ25HR

2.5 L V6 235 hp (175 kW)

Transmission(s) 5-speed automatic with manual mode
7-speed automatic
Wheelbase 110.2 in (2,799 mm)
Length 182.3 in (4,630 mm)
Width 71.0 in (1,803 mm)
Height 2008: 61.9 in (1,572 mm)
2009-: 62.6 in (1,590 mm)
Related Infiniti FX
Infiniti G37
Infiniti M
Nissan 370Z

The Infiniti EX is a premium-type compact crossover SUV priced below the Infiniti FX. It is based on the same FM platform as the Infiniti G, M, and FX models.

First generation (J50, 2007–)

Infiniti EX Concept (2007)

It was a concept vehicle including AVM system, LDP system, V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, all-wheel drive, double-arch grille, large L-shaped headlights with Adaptive Front lighting System (AFS), integrated fog lights, distinctive LED taillights and "dynamic arch" profile.

The vehicle was unveiled in 2007 New York Auto Show.[2]


The production model EX35 was revealed in 2007 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.[3]

Production version was sold in North American market in 2007 as 2008 models.


Infiniti EX37

It is a version sold for European market, beginning in 2008 autumn. Japanese versions of the EX37 are badged as the Nissan Skyline Crossover.[4]


Infiniti has launched a new 3.0-liter V6 (V9X) diesel engine that will power the EX, FX and M models. The V6 engine delivers a total of 240 hp (179 kW) and a peak torque of 550 N·m (410 lb·ft). The engine is mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission. It was launched in the 2010 Geneva Motor Show.

The brand entered the European market with new 3.0-litre V6 diesel. The engine, the first in the brand’s 20-year history. It will initially available in the EX and FX crossovers, and later in the Infiniti M sedan. The engine produces 238 hp (177 kW) and 500 N·m (370 lb·ft) of torque and is to be compliant with forthcoming Euro 5 emission legislation.


The VQ25HR V6 engine delivers 235 hp (175 kW) and peak torque of 253 N·m (187 lb·ft). The engine is mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission. It was launched at the 2010 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. The EX25 Crossover is currently marketed only in China.


Model Years Type/code Power, torque@rpm
EX25 2010- 2.5L V6 24-valve (VQ25HR) 235 hp (175 kW), 194 lb·ft (263 N·m) @ 4,800 rpm
EX37 2008- 3.7L V6 24-valve (VQ37VHR) 320 hp (239 kW), 270 lb·ft (370 N·m) @ 5,200 rpm
EX35 2007- 3.5L V6 24-valve (VQ35HR) 297 hp (221 kW), 262 lb·ft (355 N·m) @ 6,800 rpm
EX30d (Diesel) 2010- 3.0L V6 24-valve turbo diesel (V9X Engine) 240 hp (175 kW) ,406 lb-ft (500 Nm) @ 2,500 rpm


Model Years Type
EX35 2007-2010 5-speed automatic
EX35 2011- 7-speed automatic
EX37 2008- 7-speed automatic

Transmissions include manual shift mode that includes the option of sequentially selected manual gearshifts and Downshift Rev Matching (DRM).


U.S. models include a choice of RWD or ATTESA E-TS AWD. Models sold in Canada, Europe include ATTESA E-TS AWD as standard.


The Infiniti EX35 produces 0-60 mph times of 5.8 - 6.2 seconds. The quarter mile is 14.6 seconds at 98 miles per hour (158 km/h), and top speed (Gov. limit) is 144 mph (232 km/h). 70 mph (110 km/h) - 0 braking is a 166 feet (51 m). Roadholding is .83g.[5]


  • The Infiniti EX is the first production automobile to offer an Around View Monitor (AVM), which utilizes small front, side and rear-mounted cameras to give the driver a "top-down view" of the outside of the vehicle while parking - helping to reduce blind spots while parking.[6]
  • The EX is also one of the first production automobiles to feature "Scratch Shield, " a special "self-healing" clearcoat paint. The paint self-repairs fine scratches, such as fingernail scratches under door handles, restoring the EX's surface close to the original state. The process, which takes anywhere from one day to one week (depending on the surrounding temperature and the depth of the scratch), is accomplished through the use of a special highly elastic resin. This resin is combined with a conventional clearcoat to increase the paint's flexibility and strength by raising the resin density.[3]
  • The EX becomes the second Infiniti production vehicle, following the 2008 Infiniti M series, to offer the Lane Departure Prevention (LDP) system.[7] This utilizes the electronic stability control system to help assist the driver in maintaining lane position by applying gentle brake pressure on each wheel individually to generate intended movement. This system does not "drive" the vehicle back into the intended lane, but sounds an alert and nudges the vehicle in the correct direction when lane departure is detected.[8]

See also


Smallwikipedialogo.png This page uses some content from Wikipedia. The original article was at Infiniti EX. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki, the text of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons by Attribution License and/or GNU Free Documentation License. Please check page history for when the original article was copied to Wikia

  1. Joseph, Noah (2009-04-16). "Nissan Skyline Crossover in Japan". Retrieved on 2010-08-12.
  2. Nunez, Alex (2007-04-04). "New York Auto Show: Infiniti EX Concept debuts". Retrieved on 2010-08-12.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Nunez, Alex (2007-08-16). "Officially Official: 2008 Infiniti EX35 Revealed". Autoblog. Retrieved on 2010-08-12.
  4. Neff, John (2008-02-25). "Infiniti kicks off Euro invasion with 325 hp EX37". Retrieved on 2010-08-12.
  5. "2008 Infiniti EX35 AWD Journey - Road Test".
  6. "Around View Monitor". blogs at Retrieved on 2010-08-24.
  7. "Lane Departure Prevention". Nissan. Retrieved on 2010-08-24.
  8. "2009 Infiniti EX35 Review".

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