A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Infiniti G

The 2012 Infiniti G is a sporty luxury sedan that has the looks, the power and speed, and the price that’s right for many buyers. It offers great handling, and aesthetics that will turn heads.

Key Features

The vehicle has a 4-way power passenger seat, as well as an 8-way power driver seat. You can also adjust the height of the driver’s seat, and it features manual adjustable lumbar support. The interior is leather, and it comes with bucket seats. The 2012 Infiniti G has power mirrors, one-touch power windows, remote keyless power door locks, cruise control, remote trunk release, front seatback storage, climate control, a stereo with six speakers, satellite radio and a speed sensitive volume control.

Changes for 2012

The 2012 Infiniti G does not have any differences from the 2011 model.

What We Like

Honestly, there is quite a bit to like about the 2012 Infiniti G. The vehicle is more powerful than it might appear, and it has a great appearance with some nice color options. It also happens to be very reliable. The vehicle has excellent brakes. In addition, the interior features of the vehicle are high-tech and luxurious. It is a comfortable vehicle.

What Concerns Us

While the car truly is a great buy, there are some areas of concern that consumers will want to consider. The road noise is a bit more noticeable in this vehicle than in similar, higher-priced options. In addition, as nice as the interior might be, there are other sedans in the same category that have better features inside. Still, it is a great choice considering the usual cost of these vehicles.

Available Models

The base vehicle has a 2.5-liter V6 engine. It has 218 horsepower @ 6,400 RPM, 187lb of torque@ 4,800 RPM. It is a 7-speed shiftable automatic. A 3.7-liter engine is available as well.

Major Recalls

The Infiniti G is a well-made vehicle, and there have not been any major recalls involving the vehicle. There have been a few complaints from customers though, as mentioned in the next section.

Common Issues

There have not been any common issues encountered by a large number of buyers. However, there have been some complaints about the tires and the windshields. Overall, it is a reliable, quality automobile with very little in the way of issues.

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