1997 Infiniti Q45 Review

1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L from North America

Model year1997
Year of manufacture1997
First year of ownership2003
Most recent year of ownership2005
Engine and transmission 4.1L Automatic
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 5 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 7 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 4 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.2 / 10
Distance when acquired69000 miles
Most recent distance90000 miles
Previous carToyota Cressida


Comfortable ride with high costs to maintain


Front Struts needed replacement at 75000 miles.

Rear rotors/brakes had to be replaced.

Engine light came on and was spark plug replacement fixed the problem.

General Comments:

Considered a luxury car bargain versus the LS400 but not cheap to maintain. Very few independent mechanics know how to work on them.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 13th August, 2005

Average review marks: 6.2 / 10, based on 1 review