Infiniti Q30

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Infiniti Q30
2017 Infiniti Q30 SE Diesel 1.5 Front.jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Infiniti
Production 2015–present
Model years 2016–present
Assembly Sunderland, England[1]
Body and chassis
Class Subcompact executive car (C)
Body style 5-door hatchback
Layout Front engine, front-wheel drive/ all-wheel drive
Platform Modular Front Architecture[2]
Related Mercedes-Benz A-Class
Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class
Infiniti QX30
Powertrain
Engine 1.6 L M270 I4 Turbocharged
2.0 L M270 I4 Turbocharged
1.5 L OM607 Diesel I4
2.2 L OM651 Diesel I4
Transmission 6-speed manual
7-speed automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,700 mm (106.3 in)[1]
Length 4,425 mm (174.2 in)[1]
Width 1,805 mm (71.1 in)[1]
Height 1,495 mm (58.9 in)[1]

The Infiniti Q30 is a small hatchback built and sold by Nissan's Infiniti luxury brand from 2016. The Q30 is built on the third generation Mercedes-Benz A-Class platform to create a small, premium hatchback. The Q30 is a result of the Nissan and Mercedes partnership agreement to share technology.[3]

Q30 Concept (2013)[edit]

Q30 Concept at Frankfurt Motor Show 2013

The concept car was unveiled in September 2013, at the Frankfurt Motor Show.[4][5]

First generation (2015–present)[edit]

The production version of Q30 is based on the Q30 Concept, built on Mercedes-Benz's third generation A-Class platform.

Rear
Infiniti Q30 Sport

The vehicle was unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.

The vehicles went on sale in 2015.[6][7]

Engines[edit]

The Q30 is offered with a choice of petrol and diesel engines shared with the third generation Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

Petrol engines[8]
Model Years Type/code Power, Torque@rpm 0–100 km/h
acceleration
Top speed
1.6t (122PS) 2015– 1,595 cc (97 cu in) I4 turbo (Mercedes-Benz M 270 DE 16 AL red.) 122 PS (90 kW; 120 hp)@5000, 200 N⋅m (148 lb⋅ft)@1250-4000 9.4 s 200 km/h (124 mph)
1.6t (156PS) 2015– 1,595 cc (97 cu in) I4 turbo (Mercedes-Benz M 270 DE 16 AL) 156 PS (115 kW; 154 hp)@5300, 250 N⋅m (184 lb⋅ft)@1250-4000 8.9 s 215 km/h (134 mph)
2.0t 2015– 1,991 cc (121 cu in) I4 turbo (Mercedes-Benz M 270 DE 20 AL) 211 PS (155 kW; 208 hp)@5500, 350 N⋅m (258 lb⋅ft)@1200-4000 7.2 s 235 km/h (146 mph)
2.0t AWD 2015– 1,991 cc (121 cu in) I4 turbo (Mercedes-Benz M 270 DE 20 AL) 211 PS (155 kW; 208 hp)@5500, 350 N⋅m (258 lb⋅ft)@1200-4000 7.3 s 230 km/h (143 mph)
Diesel engines
Model Years Type/code Power, Torque@rpm 0–100 km/h
acceleration
Top speed
1.5d 2015– 1,461 cc (89 cu in) I4 turbo (Renault K9K) 109 PS (80 kW; 108 hp)@4000, 260 N⋅m (192 lb⋅ft)@1750-2500 12/11.9 s 190 km/h (118 mph)
2.2d 2015– 2,143 cc (131 cu in) I4 turbo (Mercedes-Benz OM 651 DE 22 LA) 170 PS (130 kW; 170 hp)@3400-4000, 350 N⋅m (258 lb⋅ft)@1400-3400 8.3 s 220 km/h (137 mph)
2.2d AWD 2015– 2,143 cc (131 cu in) I4 turbo (Mercedes-Benz OM 651 DE 22 LA) 170 PS (130 kW; 170 hp)@3400-4000, 350 N⋅m (258 lb⋅ft)@1400-3400 8.5 s 215 km/h (134 mph)

Transmissions[edit]

Petrol engines
Model Years Types
1.6t (122PS) 2015– 6 speed manual
1.6t (156PS) 2015– 7 speed automatic
2.0t 2015– 7 speed automatic
2.0t AWD 2015– 7 speed automatic
Diesel engines
Model Years Types
1.5d 2015– 6 speed manual, 7 speed automatic
2.2d 2015– 7 speed automatic
2.2d AWD 2015– 7 speed automatic

Exterior[edit]

The Q30 Sport has a lower ride height (1475mm), 19 inch alloy wheels and different front and rear bumpers.

Interior[edit]

Q30 Interior

The Q30 shares much of its switch gear with the Mercedes-Benz A-Class on which its based, however the cabin design differs in layout and materials. Additionally, the Q30 uses Infiniti's own infotainment system, Infiniti InTouch.[1]

Upholstery choices include ‘City Black’ with purple stitching; ‘Cafe Teak’ brown and black upholstery with black stitching; ‘Gallery White’ white leather with red accents or Alcantara. 'Dinamica', an Italian suede like material, has been applied to the roof line and pillars.[1]

Production[edit]

The expansion of Nissan Motor Manufacturing UK to prepare for Q30 production was originally announced on 14 October 2013.[9]

Production of the Q30 began at the Nissan Motor Manufacturing assembly plant in Sunderland, England in December 2015, which supplies vehicles to Europe, the United States and China.[10][11]

Deliveries of the Q30 began on 20 January 2016.[12]

Marketing[edit]

As part of Q30 launch in the United Kingdom, a Q30 with 48,000 copper tacks adhered to half of the vehicle's bodywork was unveiled in 2016 London Art Fair at the Islington Business Centre. The sculpture was produced by British contemporary artist Rachel Ducker.[13][14][15]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Press kit: