The QX30 rides on a chassis that was developed to maximize both ride comfort and handling. Front suspension is courtesy of a MacPherson strut setup with twin-tube shock absorbers. The rear features an independent multi-link. Anti-lock braking is handled by four-wheel discs.
The QX30 is available in four trims: base, Luxury, Premium and Sport. All are powered by a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder that makes 208 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Power is delivered to the front wheels through a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission, while Intelligent All-Wheel Drive is available on Luxury and Premium trims.
No QX30 is ill-equipped, and even the base model offers plenty of excitement. Standard equipment includes 18-inch alloy wheels, LED daytime running lights, paddle shifters, dual-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth hands-free connectivity, HD radio and SiriusXM satellite radio, and cloth seating with 8-way manual adjustable driver's seat.
The Luxury trim adds Nappa leather seating with heated 8-way power adjustable front seats and 4-way lumbar adjustment. The QX30 Premium, meanwhile, includes chrome exterior accents, LED fog lamps, rain-sensing windshield wipers with heated washers, a Bose 10-speaker sound system, and HomeLink Universal Transceiver.
Finally, the QX30 Sport comes with 19-inch wheels, special fascias front and rear, dual chrome exhaust tips, a gloss black grille, sport brakes with cross-drilled front rotors, and a lowered sport suspension. Inside there's a flat-bottom steering wheel, Dinamica sport seats, front and rear parking sensors and an Around View monitor.
Luxury and Premier trims equipped with all-wheel drive feature a 1.2-inch higher ride height, black side sills and roof rails.
Several options and packages can be equipped on the QX30. A panoramic moonroof is available on Premium and Sport trims, as well as enhanced LED interior ambient lighting. A Navigation Package with Infiniti InTouch navigation, voice recognition, and real-time traffic and weather updates is available on QX30 Premium, as is a Dark Wood trim package and a Technology Package that includes blind spot warning, lane departure warning, forward emergency braking, intelligent cruise control and more.