2009 Infiniti EX35 Press Kit: At a Glance

2009 Infiniti EX35

Introduced as an all-new model in December 2007, the Infiniti EX35 combines sports car style and performance, the 4-door convenience of a luxury sedan and the cargo carrying flexibility of a crossover – all wrapped up in a sleek, sculpted, elegant skin.

For 2009, the EX receives new standard equipment and revised package content. For example, the EX35 Base model now features standard leather-appointed seating, RearView Monitor, rear HVAC vents and roof rails. The EX35 Journey model adds a standard 6-disc CD autochanger, power tilt/telescoping steering column, coat hanger on the driver’s headrest and dual-zone automatic temperature control.

New or revised packages include an Around View Monitor Package, which utilizes four small front, side and rear-mounted cameras to give the driver a “top-down view” of the outside of the vehicle and help reduce blind spots when parking, and a Technology Package, with an advanced Lane Departure Warning system (LDP), Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC), Distance Control Assist (DCA) and Intelligent Brake Assist (IBA) with Forward Collision Warning. Other packages include a Bose & Navigation Package and an 18-inch Wheel Package.

The 2009 Infiniti EX continues to offer an engaging interior environment, one that is both indulgent and inspiring, with a long list of available features including available advanced audio systems and a power-folding 2nd row seat.

And, like every Infiniti model, the 2009 EX35 also emphasizes exhilarating driving performance. Its 297-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine offers more power than its closest competitors, along with better fuel economy. An advanced 5-speed automatic transmission is standard, and both EX and EX Journey models are available with Infiniti Intelligent All-Wheel Drive.

Highlights of the 2009 Infiniti EX35 include:

  • Coupe-inspired luxury crossover design, a fusion of coupe and sport utility vehicle
  • Sporty proportions with a long hood, short overhangs, rearward cabin and smooth coupe-like roofline arching over the windows to the C-pillars
  • Infiniti-style double-arch front grille
  • Infiniti L-shaped headlights and fog lights with optional xenon with Adaptive Front lighting System (AFS), thin LED taillights
  • Chrome-finished dual exhaust tips
  • Rear hatch with integrated spoiler and center high-mount stoplight
  • Puddle lamp integrated in driver’s side-view mirror
  • Available power tilt/sliding moonroof with one-touch activation
  • Standard roof rails
  • Scratch Shield “self-healing” clearcoat paint
  • Engine and Driveline
  • FM (Front Mid-ship) platform
  • Front engine/rear-wheel drive or intelligent all-wheel drive
  • 4th-generation VQ35HR 3.5-liter V6 engine, rated at 297 horsepower and 253 lb-ft of torque
  • 7,500 rpm redline, “Infiniti Swell” acceleration feel
  • Standard 5-speed automatic transmission with manual mode, DS sport mode and Downshift Rev Matching (DRM), Adaptive Shift Control
  • Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) with Traction Control System (TCS)
Suspension, Steering and Braking
  • Subframe-mounted independent front double-wishbone suspension with aluminum-alloy upper and lower links, high-performance dual-flow pass shock absorbers, stabilizer bar
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension with aluminum-alloy upper and lower links and axle housing, high-performance dual-flow pass shock absorbers, stabilizer bar
  • Engine-speed-sensitive power-assisted steering system
  • Power-assisted front and rear disc brakes (vented front) with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA)
  • 17-inch 7-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels with 225/60R17 tires or available 18-inch 8-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels with 225/55R18 tires
  • Available Intelligent Cruise Control (Full-Speed Range) and Distance Control Assist (DCA)
  • Available Intelligent Brake Assist (IBA) with Forward Collision Warning
Interior Features
  • Luxurious driver-oriented interior with standard leather-appointed seating
  • Textured aluminum trim (EX Base) or wood trim on all door panels (EX Journey)
  • Infiniti signature “double-wave” instrument panel
  • Infiniti-signature analog clock
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel with controls for audio, cruise control
  • Available Voice Recognition (VR) voice commands for HVAC, audio, navigation
  • Leather and aluminum shift knob
  • 60/40 split 2nd row seat with available power remote (operated from front or the rear hatch area)
  • 7-inch color display with Infiniti controller
  • Electroluminescent gauges with a center display for the trip computer and additional vehicle information
  • Infiniti Intelligent Key with Push Button Ignition
  • Standard RearView Monitor
  • Available Around View Monitor system (AVM) system with front, side and rear-mounted cameras to help reduce the blind spots when parking
  • Available Bose® Premium Audio System with Burr-Brown 24-bit DAC, 11 speakers including 2 subwoofers, Interface System for iPod®
  • Standard XM® Satellite Radio
  • Available Infiniti Hard Drive based Navigation System with 9.3GB Music Box hard drive for music storage and playback
  • Available Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System
Safety and Security
  • Infiniti Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with dual-stage supplemental front air bags with seatbelt and occupant classification sensors
  • Driver and front passenger seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bags
  • Roof-mounted curtain side-impact and rollover supplemental air bags for front and rear-seat outboard occupant head protection
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Vehicle Security System, Infiniti Vehicle Engine Immobilizer
  • Available Lane Departure Prevention system (LDP) and Lane Departure Warning system (LDW)
Models and Manufacturing
  • Available in four models: EX35 RWD, EX35 AWD, EX35 RWD Journey, EX35 AWD Journey
  • Assembled by Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. at Tochigi, Japan

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