A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Infiniti JX35

Infiniti Jx35 2013

Designed for those who need plenty of seating capacity but don’t want to drive a minivan, the 2013 Infiniti JX35 hits the mark for luxury vehicles in its class. With innovations that chosen for their convenience and safety, this is one crossover SUV that deserves more than a second look.

Key Features

This SUV delivers great fuel economy in an engine that provides plenty of power for the class. The addition of Around View video, Backup Collision Intervention, Distance Control Assist and Intelligent Cruise Control all provide enhanced safety for everyone in the vehicle. With standard features that include a CVT transmission with Sport and manual shift modes and the Drive Mode Selector, the JX35 offers plenty of options for most drivers.

Changes for 2013

The Infiniti JX35 is all-new for 2013, and provides a welcome addition to the crossover SUV family.

What We Like

There’s a lot to like in an SUV that is packed with safety features and convenience, but the adjustable second row seating and convenient third-row access definitely stand out from the rest. You’ll also enjoy the Bose sound system that provides 15 speakers for concert-sound quality.

What Concerns Us

Like most SUVs with third row seating, if you’re planning on carrying a lot of cargo, you might be disappointed in the available space.

Available Models

The 2013 Infiniti JX35 is available in either all-wheel or front-wheel drive. Both options have a 3.5-liter V6 that offers 265 horsepower and 248 lb-ft of torque. The all-wheel-drive option delivers 18/23 mpg city and highway, and the front-wheel-drive provides 18/24 mpg fuel economy, both of which are excellent for this vehicle class.

Major Recalls

There are six major recalls for the 2013 Infiniti JX35, including:

  • An incorrect occupant classification system could result in passenger airbag not deploying (released in 2013 and 2015)

  • An incorrectly installed hood release cable assembly, which could result in the hood opening while driving

  • Antilock brake system software could result in increased stopping distance on rough roads Malfunctioning occupant detection system could result in a permanent suppression of the passenger airbag which won’t allow it to deploy in an accident

  • A misrouted fuel transfer tube could prevent the float from dropping, which will result in a fuel reading that is higher than what is available. This could lead to unexpectedly running out of fuel while driving.

Common Issues

The most commonly reported issues with this vehicle besides those related to the recalls are due to the automatic braking feature engaging even when there are no other vehicles in front of the car.

imageDescription

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

More related articles

P0222 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle/Pedal Position Switch/Sensor B Circuit Low Input
P0222 code definition Throttle/Pedal Position Switch/Sensor B Circuit Low Input What the P0222 code means The manufacturer specifies a range of acceptable voltage to be produced from the throttle position...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
Veteran and Military Driver Laws and Benefits in Idaho
The state of Idaho offers a number of benefits and perks for those Americans who have either served in an Armed Forces branch in the...

Related questions

Q: wondering if it is worth buying

The fact that it has a rebuilt title means it was likely totaled in a wreck. The modifications are not professional. I would avoid this car unless you are technically inclined. I like this model of car, but not for...

Q: Multiple leaks

All rubber components soaked in oil and swelling must be replaced. The leaking fluid seals will require extensive work to be replaced and should be done by a qualified professional. I recommend having a certified mechanic, such as one from...

Q: Loose gear shift knob. 2013 Scion FR-S

Hello. It is normal for shifter knobs to be a little loose, but this should not cause any safety issues while driving. If you aren’t comfortable with it, you could always replace it with a new shifter knob. The shifter...