INFINITI I30 vs INFINITI J30 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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1997 INFINITI J30 1997.5 RWD
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2001 INFINITI I30
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$30,010
1997 INFINITI J30
1997.5 RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,995

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2001 INFINITI I30
FWD
20
Crystal writes:
I really enjoyed both cars. The I30 is 40 Ram faster. The Lexus is definitely a luxury and comfortable.
25
Rene 2001 INFINITI I30 FWDReview:

Trixie — Love this car....it was a very smooth ride until I hit a tree...Miss my car. I was planning so much....

Primary Use: Family transportation

145
Bryan 2001 INFINITI I30 FWDReview:

Highly Recommended - Above All Else It Took A Rear-ending From A Cadillac And Emerged The Victor! — Sleek, professional, stylish MPG consistently in the 20s Constant issues with sensors, other than th...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

1997 INFINITI J30
1997.5 RWD
5
langiam writes:
Was a good car just not an s500 its like a fiber filled pillow and a goose down one is just better softer more...
45
Lauman 1997 INFINITI J30 1997.5 RWDReview:

It Was Stupid For Infiniti To Discontinue This Car... Ask My Infiniti Salesman... He'll Tell You So! — This car is great! If they kept making them, I'd still be driving one... The interior is second to...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

35
Carol22 1997 INFINITI J30 1997.5 RWDReview:

Want One Again! — I had a 1993 J30 and then my husband surprised me with a new 1997 - had to sell it because we needed...

Specs

2001 INFINITI I30
FWD
1997 INFINITI J30
1997.5 RWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
227 hp @ 6,400 RPM
210 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
217 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
193 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10.5:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.66 in x 2.89 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 4 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.9 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 36.2 in 30.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.9 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 1,008 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 193.7 in 191.3 in
Width 70.2 in 69.7 in
Height 56.5 in 54.7 in
Wheelbase 108.3 in 108.7 in

Available Options

2001 INFINITI I30
FWD
1997 INFINITI J30
1997.5 RWD

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