Performance and a touch of utility pit the Infiniti FX against a slim set of luxury SUVs and crossovers.
Most of them hail from Europe.
The Audi Q5's a five-seater with a choice of diesel, hybrid, and supercharged six-cylinder engines, and Audi's minimalist styling is in full play.
The Porsche Cayenne's also a five-seater, with a price range that begins where the FX's ends--but for electrifying performance, there's nothing like its ludicrously powerful turbocharged models.
BMW's coupe-like X6 is nearly as fast in M form, but it's top-heavy in appearance, about as cargo-unfriendly as the FX, and very expensive.
The faint at heart could try on Lincoln's MKX for size; it's a pleasant-looking crossover with ample acceleration and a quiet, tasteful cabin.
But for the ultimate styling statement in mid-size crossovers, there's nothing quite equal to the Range Rover Evoque, a stiletto heel in a field of work books, one with turbocharged four-cylinder power and a light touch on pavement.
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|2013 INFINITI FXBrowse Used Listings||2013 Audi Q5Browse Used Listings||2013 BMW X6Browse Used Listings||2013 Land Rover Range Rover EvoqueBrowse Used Listings||2013 Lincoln MKXBrowse Used Listings||2013 Porsche CayenneBrowse Used Listings|
|14 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||12 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy||20 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V6||Turbocharged Gas I4||Turbocharged Gas I6||Turbocharged Gas I4||Gas V6||Gas V6|
|2WD Sport Utility||4WD Sport Utility Vehicle||Sport Utility Vehicle||Sport Utility 4WD||Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD||Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD|
|RWD 4-Door||quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium||AWD 4-Door xDrive35i||5-Door HB Dynamic Premium||FWD 4-Door||AWD 4-Door Manual|
|Rear Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive|
|Sport Utility Vehicle||Sport Utility Vehicle||Coupe||Sport Utility Vehicle||Crossover||Sport Utility Vehicle|
|Automatic w/Manual Shift||Automatic w/Manual Shift||Automatic||Automatic w/Manual Shift||Automatic||Manual|
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