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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Infiniti EX

Infiniti EX 2012

If you’re in search of sport meets practicality, the EX may just be your perfect match. With the sedan-like driving of its G37 sibling combined with utility functionality and plenty of power under the hood, this is one SUV crossover that delivers on comfort, performance, and style. With its progressive exterior aerodynamic look the outside is as style-savvy as the inside.

Key Features

Standards include 8-way power driver’s seat, backup camera, 7” display screen, leather seat surfaces, and keyless entry and start. Optional features are wrapped up in separate packages, like the Technology Package, which gives you the Lane Departure Prevention System, and Deluxe Touring, which adds conveniences like tilt-down outside mirrors and driver’s side lumbar support. While the standard wheels are 18” alloy, you can upgrade to 19” alloy wheels, which along with the dual chrome-tipped exhaust pipes gives the EX even more attitude.

Changes for 2012

The 2012 model year rang in the availability of a Homelink universal garage door opener as well as a new black paint color.

What We Like

Among the many perks – like the luxurious feel of the interior, the self-healing Scratch Shield paint, and the fun, sporty handling – perhaps the best option of all, available with the Premium trim, is the Around View Monitor. This system uses external cameras to compose an aerial view around the EX so that you can better maneuver in situations like tight parking. Intelligent Cruise Control is also an extremely sophisticated feature, allowing for automatic slowing in heavy traffic and speeding up again when traffic clears. In addition, the EX offers an innovative downshifting rev-matching system which allows for smoother downshifts.

What Concerns Us

Without a doubt one of the biggest downfalls of this SUV is the limited rear legroom. While technically the EX is supposed to seat five, it isn’t going to be the most comfortable ride for those in the backseat. The cargo area is also unimpressive at right around 18 cubic feet.

Available Models

The Infiniti EX Journey includes a few upgrades from the base model, such as a garage door transmitter and an automatic dimming rear view mirror, as well as offering options like the Intelligent Cruise Control.

All trims in the Infiniti EX offer a 3.5L V6 7-speed automatic with manual shifting option, 253 lb.-ft. of torque, 297 HP, and 17/24 mpg whether in the rear wheel drive or AWD version.

Major Recalls

There are no recalls for the 2012 Infiniti EX.

Common Issues

There are no common issues reported for this model.

Infiniti EX 2012 Interior

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