Safety, Reliability & Pricing

Safety, Reliability & Pricing  - 2010 Infiniti G37 Review - Reviews - Infiniti G

In crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the G37 sedan earned the top score, Good, in frontal and side-impact crashes. It also earned a Marginal rating in rear-impacts, despite having standard active head restraints. IIHS has yet to conduct its latest roof-crush tests on the G37. It also has yet to test the G37 coupe and convertible; because of the unique layout for each body style, the sedan's crash-test results don't apply to the other versions. Standard safety features on all G37s include an electronic stability system, antilock brakes and six airbags. Click here for a full list.

Reliability for the current generation has been good; it's downright excellent for the G37 coupe. The sedan starts in the low-$30,000s, which is competitive with the gaggle of Audi, BMW, Lexus and Mercedes competition Ч albeit that's with their base six-cylinder engines, which the G37's V-6 handily stomps. It's nicely equipped for that price, with a standard automatic transmission, xenon headlights, leather upholstery, eight-way power front seats, single-zone automatic climate control, a CD stereo with an MP3 jack and keyless access with push-button start. Options include heated front seats, a moonroof, a navigation system, a backup camera, USB/iPod connectivity and an upgraded Bose stereo. Getting a six-speed manual requires moving up to the G37 Sport Ч which includes a sport-tuned suspension, bigger wheels and the aforementioned styling revisions Ч but a Sport Package with similar content is also available on the midlevel, automatic-equipped Journey trim. All-wheel drive is available on all but the base G37; the Anniversary trim essentially comes fully equipped.

The G37 coupe and convertible start around $36,000 and $44,000, respectively. Load up the G, and the sedan tops out north of $43,000. The coupe can exceed $50,000, and the convertible Ч the only variant to offer cooled seats Ч can top $55,000.

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    Headlights
    Replacing the xenon headlight bulb If replacement is required, see your INFINITI retailer. WARNING HIGH VOLTAGE When xenon headlights are on, they produce a high voltage. To prevent an electri ...

    Clearing the programmed information
    Individual buttons cannot be cleared, however to clear all programming, push and hold the two outside buttons and release when the indicator light begins to flash (in approximately 20 seconds) ...

    Warning light
    WARNING light When the system is not operating properly, the chime sounds and the system warning light (orange) will come on. Action to take: If the warning light comes on, park the vehicle in a ...