Reader Review of the Week: 2011 Infiniti EX35

Reader Review

“Average Joe” from Berkeley Calif., was looking for something larger than the coupe he owned, so he traded it in for a new 2011 Infiniti EX35. The new crossover fulfills two important aspects that he and his wife were looking for: enough room to ferry the in-laws and to do so in something stylish. Continue reading below for the full reader review. Once you’re done, share your comments about your own car here.



“My wife and I just bought this car a few days ago; we traded in our 2008 Honda Accord 3.5 EX-L coupe.

“We don't have kids, but with both of our parents getting on in age we felt like we needed a car with four doors. Some people over 6 feet tall may find it a bit tight in the backseat, but for most people it will be fine. I wanted a BMW 3 Series, but she said no boring sedans! So, we spent two weeks looking around until we thought of Infiniti.

“It is a perfect four-door, has a powerful engine and I love the style; a lot of times cars these days just look so boxy. This stands out.

“The ride is quiet; you barely feel a bump, and if you’re like me and like to drive on winding roads, this thing is great. The handling is spot on; also passing anything anywhere is a breeze with the 297-horsepower engine.

“If you are thinking of buying a new compact SUV/crossover, test-drive this thing. You will love it!”

By Colin Bird | July 28, 2011 | Comments (5)


Family cars face painstaking demands. They are used not just for family driving adventures but for business purpose as well.


I always liked the EX35 but seems to not be much in demand as I do not see many of them. I do not think Infiniti does a good job in promoting it.


After paying so much for a car, it beats me how such buyers are willing to compromise on lack of headroom. The current craze for swoopy styling has gone completely crazy.

average joe

hi 2sk21
I am 5-10" and i have plenty of head room, evan in the back maybe anyone over 6" might have a problem when going over some fast bumbs but other than that i think they would be fine.

average joe

Keith you are right Infiniti do a horrible job of promoting it. we only saw it because i wanted her to look at the g35 and then we took the EX for a test drive.

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