Infiniti Cars Australia has simplified its Q30 hatchback range for 2019, reducing the range from five variants to just two.
The Q30 range now consists of just two models, the entry-level Pure and top-spec Sport, both powered by the same 2.0-litre 155kW/350Nm turbocharged engine.
Previous 1.6-litre petrol and 2.2-litre diesel variants have been dropped from the range. Infiniti says these changes were made to the Q30 range to mirror recent changes to the Q60 line-up which were "received very positively by customers."
The simplified range kicks of with the Q30 Pure which replaces the previous entry-level GT grade, starting from $44,900. Standard fitment on the Pure now includes LED headlights with high-beam assist, ‘adaptive front lighting system’, lane departure warning (LDW), traffic sign recognition (TSR), heated front seats, flat-bottomed steering wheel, leather and Alcantara interior trim as well as a 7.0-inch touchscreen supporting built-in sat-nav, reversing camera and DAB+ digital radio.
The Q30 Pure has DAB+ digital radio and a reversing camera as standard.
Stepping up to the $46,888 Sport adds a 10-speaker Bose premium audio system, dual-zone climate control (with vents for rear passengers) and fully-electric front seats.
The Sport grade also gains significant safety inclusions, such as adaptive cruise control, auto emergency braking (AEB, branded as ‘Intelligent Brake Assist’), blind spot monitoring (BSM), front parking sensors, a 360-degree parking ‘around view monitoring’ suite, which includes ‘intelligent park assist’ autonomous parking functionality.
The $52,900 Sport Premium grade has been removed from the range.
Both variants in the newly rationalised Q30 range are seven-speed dual-clutch automatics and drive the front wheels only.
Infiniti Q30 2019 price
7-speed DCT auto
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