2017 INFINITI Q70  RealSafeCars71Safety Rating

#68 of 2017 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#139 of all 2017 vehicles


The Q70, which INFINITI introduced in 2014, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. The INFINITI Q70 has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. INFINITI offers a 4-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2017 INFINITI Q70 is somewhat unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2017 INFINITI Q70 has a score of 71, implying a 0.054% chance of driver death (4.9% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.048%, and the chance of injury falls to 4.3%.

We estimate that the 2017 INFINITI Q70 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0543% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.2067%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0543% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.2067% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 INFINITI Q70 is 13% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2017 INFINITI Q70 is 6% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

2017 INFINITI Q70 offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 12%.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

10063INFINITI Q70Cadillac XTSCadillac CTSAcura RLXAudi A6BMW X5Acura MDXHyundai Genesis G80Volvo S90Lexus RCM.-B. E-ClassBMW 5 SeriesComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 INFINITI Q70 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 63 to 100. The 2017 INFINITI Q70 is less safe than the 2017 Cadillac XTS, the 2017 Cadillac CTS, the 2017 Acura RLX, the 2017 Audi A6, the 2017 BMW 5 Series, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the 2017 Lexus RC, the 2017 Volvo S90, the 2017 Hyundai Genesis G80, the 2017 Acura MDX, and the 2017 BMW X5.

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