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Consumer Reports Says The Mercedes GLA Is The Least Satisfying Car In America 21
Posted by Michael Gauthier in Acura, Acura ILX, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Trax, Consumer Reports, Dodge, Dodge Grand Caravan, Dodge Journey, Fiat, Fiat 500, Ford, Ford Transit, Infiniti, Infiniti QX60, mercedes, nissan, Nissan Sentra, Nissan Versa on 12 21st, 2017

New vehicles are typically one of the largest purchases that consumers make so it’s important that you buy something that you’ll enjoy for years to come.

Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen and sometimes owners spend tens of thousands of dollars on something they regret buying in the first place. Consumer Reports want to help people avoid this mistake so they’ve used data from their Annual Owner Satisfaction Survey along with their own testing and reliability ratings to come up with a list of the ten least satisfying vehicles in America.

Dodge Grand Caravan

The Dodge Grand Caravan dates back to 2008 and its $25,995 price tag simply can’t make up for its many faults. As Consumer Reports notes, the minivan has the worst fuel economy rating in its class and its second-row seats are just plain lousy.

Fiat 500

The Fiat 500 bills itself as fun city car but it’s simply a small, overpriced hatchback with retro styling. There are a handful of interesting variants but CR says the model suffers from a choppy ride, an awkward driving position, and a noisy interior.

Ford Transit Connect

The Ford Transit Connect was designed as a commercial vehicle and the magazine says consumers shouldn’t think about it as a minivan replacement. While it offers good handling and a decent ride, there are plenty of faults including mediocre fuel economy ratings, a cheap interior, and a lack of features.

Infiniti QX60

Luxury vehicles are supposed to be comfortable, quick, and luxurious. The QX60 ticks a few of those boxes but there’s no hiding the fact that the crossover is a Nissan Pathfinder in an extra-large suit. Despite highlighting the model’s spacious and well-appointed interior, Consumer Reports say the QX60’s fuel-economy rating is “so-so” and the driving experience is “mushy.”

Dodge Journey

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is prominently featured on this year list and that’s largely due to aging vehicles such as the Journey. While it’s relatively affordable, with pricing starting at $21,195, it suffers from worst-in-class fuel economy ratings. Consumer Reports is brutal when it comes to the Journey as the publication says “This low-rated model is a poor value anywhere — even at the airport rental lot.”

Nissan Versa Sedan

The Nissan Versa is one of the most affordable sedans in America but buyers might want to simply shop the classifieds. That bargain basement price is a result of some major tradeoffs including a cheap interior and an underpowered engine that is paired to a continuously variable transmission. The model also suffers from a stiff ride and clumsy handling.

Chevrolet Trax

The Trax recently received a facelift but Consumer Reports says one of the biggest issues is the model’s turbocharged 1.4-liter engine which isn’t powerful or fuel-efficient. The organization also notes the Trax has a cramped interior, a stiff ride, and ambitious pricing.

Acura ILX

Like the Trax, the ILX was recently updated to fix its many shortfalls but these improvements didn’t address the car’s “stiff” and “jumpy ride.” Other disappointments include incessant road noise, a bad transmission, and a confusing infotainment system.

Nissan Sentra

The Sentra has a lot going for it but even responsive handling and a spacious interior can’t make up for a stiff ride and a driving experience that is described as “ho-hum and joyless.” The base model is particularly disappointing as it is one of the slowest accelerating cars in its class.

Mercedes GLA-Class

The most disappointing vehicle might come as a surprise because it’s made by Mercedes-Benz. Despite its luxury ambitions, the GLA is a high-riding hatchback that is small, cramped, and expensive as pricing starts at $33,400. Consumer Reports say the crossover suffers from a stiff ride, a loud interior, a bad gearbox, and poor visibility – just to name a few things.

KBB Calls 2017 Infiniti QX60 A “Smart Buy” 20
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Infiniti, Infiniti QX60, Infiniti Videos, reviews, video on 06 20th, 2017

If price is a deciding factor when looking for a large 7-seater SUV, then the Infiniti QX60 should make your short list.
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KBB Puts Together Midsize Luxury SUV Comparison Test 28
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Acura, Acura MDX, audi, Audi Q7, Infiniti, Infiniti QX60, Land Rover, Range Rover Sport, reviews, video, VOLVO, Volvo XC90 on 05 28th, 2017

If you're in the market for a brand new midsize luxury SUV and are only considering models from Volvo, Audi, Land Rover, Acura or Infiniti, this video review could help you out.
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Five Infinitis Stolen From Chicago Dealership In Another Brazened Heist 22
Posted by Brad Anderson in Infiniti, Infiniti G37, infiniti q50, Infiniti Q70, Infiniti QX60, Offbeat News, Reports on 02 22nd, 2017

Five Infiniti models of varying ages and valued together at over $205,000 were stolen from a dealership in Libertyville, Chicago on Sunday night.
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2017 Infiniti QX60 Gains 30 Extra HP, Priced From $44,095 7
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Infiniti, Infiniti QX60, prices, SUV, USA on 10 7th, 2016

Infiniti announced the MY2017 QX60 which receives a number of upgrades, both under the bonnet and inside the cabin.
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NHTSA Gives 2017 Infiniti QX60 Top Honors In Safety Ratings Test 10
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Infiniti, Infiniti QX60, NCAP, NHTSA, Reports, safety on 08 10th, 2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has awarded the 2017 Infiniti QX60 with a 5-star overall safety rating in the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing.
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Infiniti QX60 And Nissan Sentra Nabbed IIHS’ Top Safety Pick+ 6
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in IIHS, Infiniti, Infiniti QX60, nissan, Nissan Sentra on 04 6th, 2016

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded the 2016 Infiniti QX60 and Nissan Sentra with the highest safety rating: Top Safety Pick Plus.
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Infiniti’s NY Auto Show Lineup To Feature QX70 Limited 18
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Infiniti, Infiniti QX30, Infiniti QX50, Infiniti QX60, Infiniti QX70, New York auto show, Reports on 03 18th, 2016

Infiniti will be bringing the 'QX70 Limited' SUV to the 2016 New York Auto Show, where it will sit beside the updated QX60, the QX30, the Q50 Red Sport and the all-new Q60 Coupe.
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2016 Infiniti QX60 Starts From $42,600 23
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Galleries, Infiniti, Infiniti QX60, new cars, prices on 02 23rd, 2016

Following its presentation last month in Detroit, the updated 2016MY Infiniti QX60 is available for order at dealerships across the States.
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Infiniti Polishes Up 2016 QX60 For Detroit 12
Posted by Bogdan Zoltan in Detroit-Auto-Show, Infiniti, Infiniti QX60, new cars on 01 12th, 2016

Infiniti updated its mid-size seven-seater luxury SUV for 2016, bringing it in tune with its current design language.
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Infiniti Unveils 2016 QX60 With Refreshed Design Before Detroit 16
Posted by Brad Anderson in Detroit-Auto-Show, Infiniti, Infiniti QX60, new cars on 12 16th, 2015

Prior to next month's Detroit Auto Show 2016 kicking off in Motor City, Infiniti has taken the wraps off the 2016 model year QX60. While the 2016 Q50 will be the headline for the automaker at Detroit thanks to its new twin-turbo V6, the updated QX60 has the potential to be warmly received by customers.
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Old Navy’s ‘First Day of School Style’ Spot Stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus In An Infiniti QX60 4
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in commercials, Funny, Infiniti, Infiniti QX60, video on 08 4th, 2015

When you're looking for some comedy, occasions such as the first day of school can be perfect, especially since parents can very easily embarrass their kids without even realizing it.
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