2019 INFINITI QX30 vs. Its Competition

2019 Infiniti QX30

The 2019 Infiniti QX30 is largely the same vehicle underneath as the Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class, sharing a platform, powertrain, and even many interior knobs and buttons.

If the badge on the grille is important to you, the GLA-Class comes at a slightly higher cost.

BMW’s X1 offers more interior space but less exciting styling, and its badge also comes at a premium to the Infiniti’s.

The Jaguar E-Pace is arguably the most fun of the group and has a neat all-wheel-drive system on offer but gets very expensive very fast.

Lexus’s all-new UX offers city-friendly size and styling, as well as a segment-exclusive hybrid powertrain.

Finally, the Volvo XC40 is arguably the best of the bunch, offering standout style and features, not to mention a novel subscription ownership program.

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2019 BMW X12019 BMW X1
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2019 Jaguar E-Pace2019 Jaguar E-Pace
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2019 Lexus UX (UX250h E-Four hybrid)2019 Lexus UX
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA Class
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2019 Volvo XC40 First Drive2019 Volvo XC40
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Quick Specs
The 2019 Infiniti QX30 stands out with style and sprightliness but makes compromises in interior space.
The 2019 BMW X1 crossover is the right shape and the right price for entry luxury buyers willing to overlook some flaws.
The 2019 Jaguar E-Pace is a strong, fun-to-drive entry to a red-hot city luxury crossover market.
The 2019 Lexus UX gives its maker a kicky new entry point for crossover shoppers.
The Mercedes-Benz GLA merges hatchback size with crossover functionality and luxury appointments, with better-than-average results.
The 2019 Volvo XC40 upends tradition—and traditional style—in mostly acceptable ways, and kicks off the car-subscription era with a stylish bang.
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Gas Mileage     
21 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy29 MPG City / 41 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy23 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Compact CarsLarge CarsSmall SUV 4WDMidsize CarsSmall SUV 2WDSmall SUV 2WD
Style Name     
PURE FWDsDrive28i Sports Activity VehicleP250 AWDUX 200 FWDGLA 250 SUVT4 FWD Momentum
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
Sport UtilitySports Activity VehicleSport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
Auto-Shift Manual w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic/CVT w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
 2019 INFINITI QX30 vs. 2019 BMW X12019 INFINITI QX30 vs. 2019 Jaguar E-Pace2019 INFINITI QX30 vs. 2019 Lexus UX2019 INFINITI QX30 vs. 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA Class2019 INFINITI QX30 vs. 2019 Volvo XC40