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2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid 2014 Lexus ES Hybrid 2014 BMW 3-Series
RWD Hybrid Premium
  • RWD Hybrid Premium
  • AWD Hybrid Premium
  • RWD Hybrid Sport
  • AWD Hybrid Sport
4dr Sdn Hybrid
  • 4dr Sdn Hybrid
Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sports Wagon
  • Wagon
  • Sports Wagon
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Wagon

Prices

MSRP $44,400 $39,500 $32,750
Invoice $41,292 $37,000 $30,130
Avg. Paid $43,578 $38,892 $31,335

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.8 7.9 8.7
Critics' Rating 8.0 7.4 9.2
Performance 7.2 6.9 8.5
Interior 8.0 7.7 7.8
Safety 9.3 9.7 9.1
Reliability 3.0 4.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Robust hybrid powertrain
  • Intuitive tech features
  • Spacious, comfortable interior
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Impressive handling and acceleration
  • Spacious cabin
  • Excellent fuel economy
Cons
  • Quirky adaptive steering system
  • Not much cargo space
  • Tricky controller for infotainment system
  • Uninspiring handling
  • Some cheap materials in base models
  • Some switchgear is hard to use

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Electric V-6 3.5 L/213 Gas/Electric I-4 2.5 L/152 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122
MPG 29 City / 36 Hwy 40 City / 39 Hwy 24 City / 36 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 112.2 111 110.6
Length, Overall (in) 189.1 192.7 182.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8 71.7 71.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.8 57.1 56.3

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard Standard Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Standard Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3913 3660 3295

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Optional
Back-Up Camera Standard Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional
Keyless Start Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional Optional
Power Liftgate Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional Optional Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional Optional Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 108.3 100.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 37.5 40.3
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 41.9 42
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 57.6 55.1
Front Hip Room (in) 53.2 54.8
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 37.5 37.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1 40 35.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 55 55.1
Second Hip Room (in) 52.5 53.8
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 9.4 12.1 13

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard Optional Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Optional
Premium Sound System Standard Optional Standard
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Optional Standard Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Optional Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional Optional
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Optional
Passenger Lumbar Standard Optional
Seat Memory Optional Optional Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Optional
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Optional
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional Optional Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Gas/Electric V-6 Gas/Electric I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 3.5 L/213 2.5 L/152 2.0 L/122
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 354 200 @ 5700 180 @ 5000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 258 156 @ 4500 200 @ 1250
Transmission Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 37.4 37.1

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 40 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 39 36
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.8 17.2 15.8

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Strut Multi-Link

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard Standard
7-Speed Automatic Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard
Manual Optional
6-Speed Manual Optional