Author: Steve Allen |

INFINITI USA today announced that the 2017 INFINITI QX60 premium crossover has earned a 5-star overall safety rating in the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing. The 2017 INFINITI QX60 follows previous model year QX60 vehicles in receiving a 5-star NCAP rating dating back to 2014.

“As our bestselling SUV, the INFINITI QX60 was designed with safety and versatility as its number one priorities,” said Randy Parker, vice president, INFINITI of Americas. “With safety features including Predictive Forward Collision Warning and Forward Emergency Braking with pedestrian detection available, the QX60 incorporates industry-leading safety technologies to help ensure a secure driving experience.”

Recently refreshed for the 2016 model year, the INFINITI QX60 premium crossover delivers an engaging and sophisticated driving experience, and is available with front-wheel drive, Intelligent All-Wheel Drive and efficient hybrid drivetrains.

An augmented suite of advanced safety and driving assistance technologies with available Predictive Forward Collision Warning and Forward Emergency Braking with pedestrian detection can intervene to help prevent collisions when necessary, along with Backup Collision Intervention. Other safety features include Moving Object Detection as part of the Around View Monitor, as well as Lane Departure Warning, Lane Departure Prevention, Blind Spot Warning, Blind Spot Intervention, Intelligent Cruise Control, Distance Control Assist and front Pre-Crash Seat Belts.

The extensive list of standard safety features on the 2017 QX60 include:

  • Advanced Air Bag System with dual-stage supplemental front air bags with seat belt and occupant classification sensors
  • Roof-mounted curtain side impact supplemental air bags with rollover sensor for outboard occupant head protection for all three rows
  • Front seat-mounted side impact supplemental air bags
  • LATCH System (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren)
  • Vehicle Dynamic Control and Traction Control System