2018 INFINITI Q70  RealSafeCars71Safety Rating

#54 of 2018 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#120 of all 2018 vehicles


The Q70, introduced by INFINITI in 2014, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The INFINITI Q70 provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. INFINITI offers a 4-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2018 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 2018 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 2018 INFINITI Q70 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0543% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.1985%, 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 6.1985% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2018 INFINITI Q70 is 13% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2018 INFINITI Q70 is 6% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

2018 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 Q70INFINITI QX60Acura RLXM.-B. C-ClassM.-B. E-ClassBMW 5 SeriesBMW X5Acura MDXLexus RXLexus RCVolvo S90Audi Q7Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2018 INFINITI Q70 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 63 to 100. The 2018 INFINITI Q70 is less safe than the 2018 INFINITI QX60, the 2018 Acura RLX, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the 2018 BMW 5 Series, the 2018 Audi Q7, the 2018 Volvo S90, the 2018 Lexus RC, the 2018 Lexus RX, the 2018 Acura MDX, and the 2018 BMW X5.

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