2008 Infiniti G35 Trims

Average Price:$17,324
Essentially a carryover from the previous year, the 2008 Infiniti G35 Base trim sports a curvy, rounded shape that projects a sporty yet elegant appearance. Under the hood resides a hun... Read More

Essentially a carryover from the previous year, the 2008 Infiniti G35 Base trim sports a curvy, rounded shape that projects a sporty yet elegant appearance. Under the hood resides a hunky 306-horsepower, 3.5-liter double-overhead-cam V6 engine that delivers its power in a wave rather than a burst, resulting in what Infiniti calls "acceleration swell." The engine links to either a five-speed automatic with a manual shift feature or a six-speed manual transmission.

Inside the G35 Base's spacious cabin, key features include violet-colored instrument gauges and knobs, an eight-way heated, power-adjustable driver's seat, leather-appointed seats all around, a leather-wrapped three-spoke steering wheel, Washi-finish aluminum interior trim that emulates Japanese paper, an Intelligent Key with push-button ignition, automatic temperature control, and a leather-appointed shift knob.

Other features include high-intensity bi-xenon headlights, power windows and door locks, steering-wheel-mounted cruise and audio controls, speed-sensing windshield wipers, traction control, antilock brakes, a tire-pressure monitoring system, and 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels.

The rear-wheel-drive G35 Base rides on a rigid chassis that has been designed for reduced vibration, and overall the G35 Base delivers responsive handling. However, some have noted that the ride quality suffers just a bit when compared to the competition. But the G35 Base gets good marks for its styling, interior comfort, and powertrain.

Powertrain: 3.5L 306 hp V6 Engine, RWD, 5-Speed Automatic Transmission, MPG: 21
Air Conditioning Air filtration: active charcoal · Front air conditioning: automatic climate control · Front air conditioning zones: single
Airbags Front airbags: dual · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Side airbags: front · Side curtain airbags: front and rear
Audio System Antenna Type: diversity · Auxiliary audio input: MP3 · In-Dash CD: single disc · MP3 player: CD MP3 Playback · Radio: AM/FM · Radio Data System · Satellite Radio: XM · Total Number of Speakers: 6
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Braking assist · Electronic brakeforce distribution · Front brake diameter: 12.6 · Front brake width: 1.1 · Front brakes: ventilated disc · Rear brake diameter: 12.1 · Rear brake width: 0.6 · Rear brakes: ventilated disc
Child Safety Child safety locks · Child seat anchors · Emergency interior trunk release
Comfort Features Cargo area light · Center console trim: alloy · Dash trim: alloy · Door trim: alloy · Floor Mat Material: carpet · Floor Mats: front and rear · Reading lights: front and rear · Shift knob trim: alloy and leather · Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features Center console: front console with storage · Cruise control · Cupholders: front and rear · Door pockets: front · First aid kit · Keyless ignition · Multi-function remote: hands-free multi-function remote · Overhead console: with storage · Power outlet(s): 12V front · Power steering: speed-proportional · Remote trunk release · Steering wheel: tilt and telescopic · Steering wheel mounted controls: audio and cruise controls · Storage: front seatback
Driver Seat Active head restraint · Adjustable lumbar support: manual · Height adjustable · Power adjustments: 8
Exterior Features Bumper color: body-color · Door handle color: body-color · Exhaust: dual exhaust tips · Exhaust tip color: chrome · Grille color: chrome · Mirror color: body-color
Headrests Adjustable rear headrests: integrated headrests · Front headrests: height adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 2
Instrumentation Electroluminescent instrumentation · External temperature display · Tachometer · Trip computer · Warnings and reminders: low fuel level
Lights Front fog lights · Headlights: Xenon · Tail and brake lights: LED
Locks 2-stage unlocking: remote · Power door locks: remote
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power · Vanity mirrors: dual illuminating
Passenger Seat Active head restraint · Power adjustments: 4
Rear Seats Center armrest: folding with storage and pass-thru · Rear heat: vents · Type: bench
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt force limiters: front · Seatbelt pretensioners: front
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Upholstery: leather
Security Anti-theft alarm system: remote · Engine immobilizer · Rolling code security: rolling code remote and key
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside · Size: temporary
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Stability and Traction Stability control · Traction control
Suspension Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: double wishbones · Rear Arm Type: lateral links · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: independent · Rear Suspension Type: multi-link · Rear suspension type: trailing arms · Stabilizer bar(s): rear, front
Tires Tire Pressure Monitoring System · Type: all season
Towing and Hauling Cargo tie downs
Wheels Rim type: painted alloy
Windows Front wipers: speed sensitive, variable intermittent · One-touch windows: 2 · Power windows: remote operation · Rear defogger
Average Price:$16,873
Although the 2008 Infiniti G35 Journey comes with essentially the same list of standard features as the entry-level G35 Base, the Journey can be upgraded with a number of options that a... Read More

Although the 2008 Infiniti G35 Journey comes with essentially the same list of standard features as the entry-level G35 Base, the Journey can be upgraded with a number of options that aren't available on the Base trim. Those options include heated front seats, sport seats, a sport steering wheel, African rosewood interior trim, aluminum pedals, and 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels.

Most of those optional features are part of the Sport Package, a new options package for 2008. The package also includes a viscous limited-slip rear differential (which provides additional traction under acceleration), solid-magnesium paddle shifters on the steering column, and larger brakes. Other options packages available for the Journey include the Premium Package, with a premium Bose audio system and six-disc CD autochanger, among other features, and a Navigation Package, which adds a navigation system with a touchscreen.

Reviewers and drivers note that the G35 Journey represents a good option for car buyers, thanks to its extensive list of standard features as well as the numerous options available for the trim. Overall, drivers note that the G35 Journey is a quick, responsive vehicle, with good balance and handling. And although some find the ride a bit stiff, they note that the brakes are exceptional, and that the interior is spacious and well-appointed.

Adds to Base:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Air filtration: active charcoal · Front air conditioning: automatic climate control · Front air conditioning zones: dual
Airbags Front airbags: dual · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Side airbags: front · Side curtain airbags: front and rear
Audio System Antenna Type: diversity · Auxiliary audio input: MP3 · In-Dash CD: 6 disc · MP3 player: CD MP3 Playback · Radio: AM/FM · Radio Data System · Satellite Radio: XM · Total Number of Speakers: 6
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Braking assist · Electronic brakeforce distribution · Front brake diameter: 12.6 · Front brake width: 1.1 · Front brakes: ventilated disc · Rear brake diameter: 12.1 · Rear brake width: 0.6 · Rear brakes: ventilated disc
Child Safety Child safety locks · Child seat anchors · Emergency interior trunk release
Comfort Features Cargo area light · Center console trim: alloy · Dash trim: alloy · Door trim: alloy · Floor Mat Material: carpet · Floor Mats: front and rear · Reading lights: front and rear · Shift knob trim: alloy and leather · Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features Center console: front console with storage · Cruise control · Cupholders: front and rear · Door pockets: front · First aid kit · Keyless ignition · Multi-function remote: hands-free multi-function remote · Overhead console: with storage · Power outlet(s): 12V front · Power steering: speed-proportional · Remote trunk release · Steering wheel: tilt and telescopic · Steering wheel mounted controls: audio and cruise controls · Storage: front seatback
Driver Seat Active head restraint · Adjustable lumbar support: manual · Height adjustable · Power adjustments: 8
Exterior Features Bumper color: body-color · Grille color: chrome · Mirror color: body-color
Headrests Adjustable rear headrests: integrated headrests · Front headrests: height adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 2
Instrumentation Electroluminescent instrumentation · External temperature display · Tachometer · Trip computer · Warnings and reminders: low fuel level
Lights Front fog lights · Headlights: Xenon, dusk sensing, Auto off
Locks 2-stage unlocking: remote · Power door locks: remote
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power · Vanity mirrors: dual illuminating
Passenger Seat Active head restraint · Height adjustable · Power adjustments: 8
Rear Seats Center armrest: folding with storage and pass-thru · Rear heat: vents · Type: bench
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt force limiters: front · Seatbelt pretensioners: front
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Upholstery: leather
Security Anti-theft alarm system: remote · Engine immobilizer · Rolling code security: rolling code remote and key
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside · Size: temporary
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Stability and Traction Stability control · Traction control
Suspension Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: double wishbones · Rear Arm Type: lateral links · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: independent · Rear Suspension Type: multi-link · Rear suspension type: trailing arms · Stabilizer bar(s): front and rear
Tires Tire Pressure Monitoring System · Type: all season
Towing and Hauling Cargo tie downs
Wheels Rim type: painted alloy
Windows Front wipers: speed sensitive, variable intermittent · One-touch windows: 2 · Power windows: remote operation · Rear defogger
Designed for driving enthusiasts (as Infiniti calls them), the 2008 Infiniti G35 Sport 6MT trim adds a number of features that make the vehicle more agile and responsive and give it a s... Read More

Designed for driving enthusiasts (as Infiniti calls them), the 2008 Infiniti G35 Sport 6MT trim adds a number of features that make the vehicle more agile and responsive and give it a sportier appearance as well. A limited-slip differential, for instance, provides better traction under acceleration. The Sport 6MT trim also comes with larger brakes and sport-bolstered front seats, as well as sport steering-wheel stitching, aluminum pedals with rubber studs, lower exterior side sills for a more aerodynamic appearance, and seven-spoke 18-inch wheels. And an add-on 4-Wheel Active Steer package provides sharper steering as well as unique suspension tuning.

The engine has not been upgraded for this specific trim, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. It's the same 306-horsepower, 3.5-liter double-overhead-cam V6 engine found throughout the G35 lineup for 2008, and it delivers plenty of power in a wave rather than a burst, resulting in what Infiniti calls "acceleration swell." The engine links to a six-speed manual transmission.

With its larger brakes and improved traction, the G35 6MT compares favorably with its competitors, including cars from BMW, according to drivers and reviewers. Some note an odd feel with the limited-slip differential, which takes some getting used to, while others think the suspension feels a bit stiff. But overall, drivers and reviewers note, the Sport 6MT achieves its goal of giving the G35 a sportier, visceral feel, and some believe it comes close to the top of its class.

To make the Sport 6MT even better, drivers can add a number of option packages, including the Premium Package, which adds a premium Bose audio system and six-disc CD autochanger, among other features, and a Navigation Package, which includes a navigation system with a touchscreen.

Adds to Base:
Enhanced Powertrain: 6-Speed Manual Transmission
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Air filtration: active charcoal · Front air conditioning: automatic climate control · Front air conditioning zones: dual
Airbags Front airbags: dual · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Side airbags: front · Side curtain airbags: front and rear
Audio System Antenna Type: diversity · Auxiliary audio input: MP3 · In-Dash CD: 6 disc · MP3 player: CD MP3 Playback · Radio: AM/FM · Radio Data System · Satellite Radio: XM · Total Number of Speakers: 6
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Braking assist · Electronic brakeforce distribution · Front brake diameter: 13.0 · Front brake width: 1.3 · Front brakes: ventilated disc · Rear brake diameter: 13.0 · Rear brake width: 0.6 · Rear brakes: ventilated disc
Child Safety Child safety locks · Child seat anchors · Emergency interior trunk release
Comfort Features Cargo area light · Center console trim: alloy · Dash trim: alloy · Door trim: alloy and leather · Floor Mat Material: carpet · Floor Mats: front and rear · Reading lights: front and rear · Shift knob trim: alloy and leather · Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features Center console: front console with storage · Cruise control · Cupholders: front and rear · Door pockets: front · First aid kit · Keyless ignition · Multi-function remote: hands-free multi-function remote · Overhead console: with storage · Power outlet(s): 12V front · Power steering: speed-proportional · Remote trunk release · Steering wheel: tilt and telescopic · Steering wheel mounted controls: audio and cruise controls · Storage: front seatback
Driver Seat Active head restraint · Adjustable lumbar support: manual · Height adjustable · Power adjustments: 8
Drivetrain Limited slip differential: rear
Exterior Features Grille color: chrome
Headrests Adjustable rear headrests: integrated headrests · Front headrests: height adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 2
Instrumentation Electroluminescent instrumentation · External temperature display · Tachometer · Trip computer
Lights Front fog lights · Headlights: Xenon, dusk sensing, Auto off
Locks 2-stage unlocking: remote · Power door locks: remote
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power · Vanity mirrors: dual illuminating
Passenger Seat Active head restraint · Adjustable lumbar support: manual · Height adjustable · Power adjustments: 8
Rear Seats Center armrest: folding with storage and pass-thru · Rear heat: vents · Type: bench
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt force limiters: front · Seatbelt pretensioners: front
Seats Front seat type: sport · Upholstery: leather
Security Anti-theft alarm system: remote · Engine immobilizer · Rolling code security: rolling code remote and key
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside · Size: temporary
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Stability and Traction Stability control · Traction control
Suspension Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: double wishbones · Rear Arm Type: lateral links · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: independent · Rear Suspension Type: multi-link · Rear suspension type: trailing arms · Stabilizer bar(s): rear, front
Tires Diameter: 18 · Load Rating: 95 · Prefix: P · Profile: 50 · Speed Rating: W · Speed Rating Grouping: Z · Tire Pressure Monitoring System · Type: performance · Width: 225
Towing and Hauling Cargo tie downs
Wheels Rim type: painted alloy · Width: 7.5
Windows Front wipers: speed sensitive, variable intermittent · One-touch windows: 2 · Power windows: remote operation · Rear defogger
Drivers seeking a luxury sedan with the added benefit of good traction and stability can opt for the 2008 Infiniti G35 xAWD, which comes equipped with an intelligent all-wheel-drive sys... Read More

Drivers seeking a luxury sedan with the added benefit of good traction and stability can opt for the 2008 Infiniti G35 xAWD, which comes equipped with an intelligent all-wheel-drive system that switches automatically from rear-wheel-drive to all-wheel-drive on slick roads or when driving conditions demand it. The G35 xAWD also comes equipped with heated leather front seats as well as an eight-way power-adjustable driver's seat, a leather-wrapped three-spoke steering wheel, Washi-finish aluminum interior trim that emulates Japanese paper, an Intelligent Key with push-button ignition, automatic temperature control, and a leather-appointed shift knob.

In addition, the G35 x can be upgraded with a wide range of options, including sport seats, a sport steering wheel, African rosewood interior trim, aluminum pedals, and 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels. Most of those optional features are part of the Sport Package, a new options package for 2008. That package also includes solid-magnesium paddle shifters on the steering column and larger brakes. Other options packages available for the G35 x include the Premium Package, which adds a premium Bose audio system and six-disc CD autochanger, among other features, and the Navigation Package, which includes a navigation system with a touchscreen.

Drivers and reviewers note that while the all-wheel-drive system adds weight to the vehicle, the G35 xAWD still retains its powerful punch, thanks to its 306-horsepower V6 engine, and still offers responsive handling and good overall balance. Some note that the G35 x lacks when it comes to fuel economy and that the ride can be a bit stiff at times. But the brakes provide great grip, drivers note, and the interior has a spacious, well-appointed feel.

Adds to Base:
Enhanced Powertrain: AWD
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Air filtration: active charcoal · Front air conditioning: automatic climate control · Front air conditioning zones: dual
Airbags Front airbags: dual · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Side airbags: front · Side curtain airbags: front and rear
Audio System Antenna Type: diversity · Auxiliary audio input: MP3 · In-Dash CD: 6 disc · MP3 player: CD MP3 Playback · Radio: AM/FM · Radio Data System · Satellite Radio: XM · Total Number of Speakers: 6
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Braking assist · Electronic brakeforce distribution · Front brake diameter: 12.6 · Front brake width: 1.1 · Front brakes: ventilated disc · Rear brake diameter: 12.1 · Rear brake width: 0.6 · Rear brakes: ventilated disc
Child Safety Child safety locks · Child seat anchors · Emergency interior trunk release
Comfort Features Cargo area light · Center console trim: alloy · Dash trim: alloy · Door trim: alloy · Floor Mat Material: carpet · Floor Mats: front and rear · Reading lights: front and rear · Shift knob trim: alloy and leather · Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features Center console: front console with storage · Cruise control · Cupholders: front and rear · Door pockets: front · First aid kit · Keyless ignition · Multi-function remote: hands-free multi-function remote · Overhead console: with storage · Power outlet(s): 12V front · Power steering: speed-proportional · Remote trunk release · Steering wheel: tilt and telescopic · Storage: front seatback
Driver Seat Active head restraint · Adjustable lumbar support: manual · Heated: multi-level heating · Height adjustable · Power adjustments: 8
Drivetrain Center differential: viscous · Limited slip differential: center
Exterior Features Grille color: chrome
Headrests Adjustable rear headrests: integrated headrests · Front headrests: height adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 2
Instrumentation Electroluminescent instrumentation · External temperature display · Tachometer · Trip computer
Lights Front fog lights · Headlights: Xenon, dusk sensing, Auto off
Locks 2-stage unlocking: remote · Power door locks: remote
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power, heated · Vanity mirrors: dual illuminating
Passenger Seat Active head restraint · Heated: multi-level heating · Height adjustable · Power adjustments: 8
Rear Seats Center armrest: folding with storage and pass-thru · Rear heat: vents · Type: bench
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt force limiters: front · Seatbelt pretensioners: front
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Upholstery: leather
Security Anti-theft alarm system: remote · Engine immobilizer · Rolling code security: rolling code remote and key
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside · Size: temporary
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Stability and Traction Stability control · Traction control
Suspension Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: double wishbones · Rear Arm Type: lateral links · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: independent · Rear Suspension Type: multi-link · Rear suspension type: trailing arms · Stabilizer bar(s): rear, front
Tires Tire Pressure Monitoring System · Type: all season
Towing and Hauling Cargo tie downs
Wheels Rim type: painted alloy
Windows Front wipers: speed sensitive · One-touch windows: 2 · Power windows: remote operation · Rear defogger