2019 INFINITI Q50 vs. Its Competition

2019 Infiniti Q50
Aaron Cole Aaron Cole Managing Editor

Among luxury compact sedans, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class gets our nod for luxury and style, although it now costs more than $42,000 for a base version.

The new BMW 3-Series is just as pricey, although its tech is updated to run with the likes of Audi and Volvo.

The Lexus IS is aged, but fun to drive in F Sport trims.

For true technophiles, the Audi A4 offers a suite of gee-whiz features and a stellar digital instrument cluster.

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Quick Specs
Handsome and athletic, the 2019 Infiniti Q50 is a sharp luxury sedan alternative to higher priced Germans.
The 2019 Audi A4 is hiding in plain sight as one of the automaker’s most complete and well-rounded cars.
The 2019 BMW 330i moves back toward the sweet spot in sport-sedan greatness, with M Sport and M editions still to come.
The 2019 Lexus IS has sports sedan intentions, but it needs more underhood muscle and fresher styling to keep pace with German rivals.
Pricey and on the slighter side of mid-size, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class drops a beautiful cockpit, huge dollops of safety, and effortless AMG brilliance into the sport-sedan mix.
The 2019 Volvo S60 hits a sport-sedan sweet spot, somewhere between nurturing and overbearing.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
19 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 36 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 36 MPG Hwy
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Midsize CarsCompact CarsCompact CarsCompact CarsCompact CarsCompact Cars
Style Name     
2.0t PURE RWDPremium 40 TFSI330i SedanIS 300 F SPORT RWDC 300 SedanT5 FWD Momentum
Rear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
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Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
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Detailed Spec Comparison
 2019 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2019 Audi A42019 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2019 BMW 3-Series2019 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2019 Lexus IS2019 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2019 Mercedes-Benz C Class2019 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2019 Volvo S60