2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2021 Q60: Luxury, Variability, and Everyday Usability in a Compact Form

July 30th, 2021 by

A new INFINITI Q50 in motion.

2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2021 Q60: Luxury, Variability, and Everyday Usability in a Compact Form


Engineering Excellence That’s Guaranteed to Excite Anyone

If you’re in the market for a luxury car with discreet distinction and equal emphasis on both simplicity and beauty, chances are that you’re considering an INFINITI. If that’s the case, you won’t be disappointed. The 2021 INFINITI Q50 and Q60 have been innovatively designed to offer a blend of progressive style, the sporty characteristics of a compact car, and the superb comfort of an SUV.

Both cars are quick and far more responsive than many rivals, with lots of power available for immediate use. That being said, we understand that you may have to choose between these two pleasures, so we provide a side-by-side comparison of the 2021 Q50 vs. Q60 to provide you with the most accurate and complete information to help you make an informed decision.

Better yet, you may visit our showroom at South Motors INFINITI, Miami, FL, to compare both cars in person.

Innovative Powertrains Deliver Exhilarating Performance

Whether you choose the INFINITI Q50 or Q60, you’re sure to end up with a robust engine that strikes an ideal balance between drivability, efficiency, and performance. The Q60 comes equipped with a standard, award-winning 3.0-liter V6 engine making 300 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque, a seven-speed automatic transmission, as well as the choice of a rear-wheel-drive or intelligent all-wheel drive.

Also, the 3.0-liter V6 is standard on the Pure trim, Luxe trim, and Sensory trim. The Red Sport 400 offers the same engine but increases output to 400 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque.

The Q60 is similarly equipped, offering a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine that generates 300 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque and a Red Sport 400 trim that boosts output to 400 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. A seven-speed automatic transmission is standard here, as are the rear wheel and all-wheel drive options.

The Q50 returns EPA-rated 20 mpg in the city and 29 mpg highway fuel economy, while the Q60 gets 19 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.

Turn Up the Heat with Exceptional Tones

When it comes to style, the Q50 and Q60 will never cease to amaze drivers, passengers, and onlookers alike. Clean and modern, both vehicles look utterly classy and offer a variety of contemporary styling and stunning colors that look good just about anywhere.

Both vehicles come in dynamic sunstone red, grand blue, majestic white, graphite shadow, black obsidian, slate gray, pure white, and midnight black exterior color options.

New Stuff You’ll Love

Inside, the Q50 is a delight, thanks to ambient interior lighting, supportive seats, technology features, and greater levels of craftsmanship. For the interior materials, shoppers can choose between leatherette, genuine leather, and semi-aniline quilted leather.

The interior color options vary depending on your model of choice. However, most configurations come in either Graphite or Stone. Buyers opting for the Q50 RED SPORT 400 trim can choose between Gallery White with Red stitching and Graphite with Red stitching.

For its part, the Q60 comes dressed in Graphite leatherette, premium semi-aniline leather appointments in Graphite or Stone, and Gallery White or dynamic Monaco Red on the INFINITI Q60 RED SPORT 400 models.

In terms of technology, both vehicles offer dual-display system screens: an 8-inch upper touch screen, a 7-inch lower touch screen. Others are satellite radio, Bluetooth, a WiFi hotspot, HD radio, two USB ports, and a six-speaker stereo. However, only the Q50 offers standard navigation as well as Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility.

Premium Safety, Uncompromised Security

Both the Q50 and Q60 come equipped with several accident-avoidance technologies to keep you safe. Some of these safety innovations include forward collision warning, rearview camera, blind-spot monitoring, forward emergency braking, front and rear parking sensors, etc.

Overall, both vehicles are well-rounded, well-built, deliver exceptional driving experience, and come equipped with luxury features and necessary technologies. But, in the end, your choice may come down to whether you prefer to enjoy luxury in a sedan or coupe form. Shoppers with a preference for sports sedans may lean towards the Q50, while those who desire luxury coupes will find the Q60 to be more than enough.

If you wish to experience both vehicles for yourself, you may visit us at South Motors INFINITI, Miami, FL, for a test drive.

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