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2013 Infiniti JX
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Infiniti’s all-new, seven-seater, luxury SUV is the subject of my attention this week — in a deep purple that would, I’m sure, please the Barney-loving little ones (is Barney even still around?). The colour is not so important, but the fact that this vehicle is bringing a new set of customers into Infiniti showrooms is.

According to our local Infiniti dealer, families that would have never considered Infiniti before are flocking to see what this JX35 has to offer, and with a starting price of just $44,900, he feels loaded Murano sales will suffer.

2013 Infiniti JX
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Of course, my tester is nowhere near that $44,900 price point. With the addition of the Premium Package ($5,000), Theatre Package ($2,300), Deluxe Touring Package ($2,700) and Technology Package ($3,500) my tester tops out at $58,400, although with all the features included in this vehicle it may very well be worth it.

Some of those features include hard-drive-based navigation system, Bluetooth wireless, outside mirrors with reverse tilt-down, maple interior accents, dual seven-inch colour monitors for multimedia playback, wireless headphones, second- and third-row moonroof with power rear sunshade, climate-controlled front seats, heated second-row seats, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Intervention and lots lots lots more.

The Infiniti JX35 is powered by Nissan/Infiniti’s proven 3.5-litre VQ35 engine that produces 265 horsepower and 248 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a continuously variable transmission with manual shift mode.

2013 Infiniti JX
MSRP as tested (excluding destination): $58,400

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