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1997 INFINITI J30
1997.5 RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,995
2013 INFINITI JX35
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,983
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1997 INFINITI J30
1997.5 RWD
No Expert Reviews
2013 INFINITI JX35
AWD

Making its debut for 2013 will be the JX35 from Infiniti, a 7-passenger luxury crossover SUV. The JX35 claims to offer true 3-row utility and numerous Infiniti premium features. Offere...

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

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...

2013 INFINITI JX35
AWD
sakyibadu writes:
Its a nice car but consumes too much gas
Jonathan writes:
Was a great car but check if car ever been on accident. it is very very expensive for lights, transition,,driv...
Back Seats Ranked 2017 Tesla Model S P100D AWD better.
"has a third row"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2017 Tesla Model S P100D AWD better.
"you can fit thing in back if you fok down third row"
70
Marekcar writes:
Heavy but smooth, strong and fast but modest, advanced but vitreous. Precisely designed in every detail. This ...

Specs

1997 INFINITI J30
1997.5 RWD
2013 INFINITI JX35
AWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19 gal 19.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
210 hp @ 6,400 RPM
265 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
193 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
248 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.74 in x 3.18 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 3 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Cassette Player 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 7 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 30.5 in 41.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 15.8 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 191.3 in 196.4 in
Width 69.7 in 77.2 in
Height 54.7 in 67.8 in
Wheelbase 108.7 in 114.2 in

Available Options

1997 INFINITI J30
1997.5 RWD
2013 INFINITI JX35
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Obsidian
  • Diamond Slate
  • Emerald Graphite
  • Glacial Silver
  • Liquid Platinum
  • Midnight Garnet
  • Moonlight White

Option Packages

  • [F01] Driver Assistance PKG
  • [F02] Technology PKG
  • [H01] Theater PKG
  • [H92] Headrest DVD Entertainment System
  • [K01] Deluxe Touring PKG
  • [P01] Premium PKG
  • [T10] Tow PKG
  • [W10] Polished 20" Forged Wheel PKG

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