Recently, Infiniti has announced the price list of its first diesel – the FX30d. Now it is turn to the second – EX30d. It is priced at £35 975 and promises to raise the bar for diesel engine refinement and vehicle safety.

The sales will start from early July, the EX diesel models are expected to account for eight out of every 10 EX sales. It is because of the prices, announced to be lower than the petrol-fuelled equivalent.

The top-of-range is a new GT Premium version equipped as standard with a suite of innovative safety technology, some of it only just made available for the first time on any Infiniti in Europe. It includes special features that that return the car to its correct lane on the motorway and give the driver warning of impending collisions.

EX30d delivers more mpg and emits less CO2 than the petrol EX models and on the top of this, it provides more power than the EX25 model.

Performance characteristics:

  • 238 PS
  • 550 Nm (406 lb ft) of torque at just 1750rpm
  • 33.2 mpg on the combined cycle
  • 0-62 mph in 7.9 seconds
  • 137 mph top speed
  • 224 g/km of CO2 emissions with standard seven-speed automatic transmission
  • From £35,975 in three levels of specification

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3.0 litre V6 diesel features piezo-injection, a compacted graphite iron (CGI) block – a weight-saving solution, which provides further strength and a big turbocharger. Infiniti's first-ever diesel engine is a match for any single-turbo diesel in the class. Its massive torque output is class best, guaranteeing performance as effortless as it is muscular.

The EX diesel includes Adaptive Shift Control (ASC) 7-speed automatic transmission, active torque distribution all-wheel drive, Xenon cornering headlights, front and rear parking sensors, 18-inch alloy wheels, Scratch Shield self-healing paint, electrically adjustable front seats, power-fold rear seats, cruise control and a 7-speaker audio system with 6-CD changer, MP3 decoder, Aux-In and Bluetooth for mobile connectivity as standard.

The EX30d GT adds leather upholstery, 10-way power driver's seat with memory, 8-way power front passenger seat, electrically adjustable steering column, heated front seats, rear air conditioning vent and a jacket hanger to the standard equipment.

The new EX GT Premium is available in both EX30 diesel (£41 220) and EX37 petrol (£41 080) combines the features of the GT with technology from innovative Safety Shield program - Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC) with full speed range, Intelligent Brake Assist (IBA), and Forward Collision Warning (FCW), to which is added the Connectiviti+ infotainment package.

EX options now centre on a Bose® 11-speaker Premium Sound System (£615, only with Connectiviti+), electric glass sunroof (£820) and polished aluminium roof rails (£255). Connectiviti+ satnav system is available as an option on non Premium models for £1735.

Additional re-profiled front bumper is available for diesel models in the range, which features
extra air intakes.

Prices for the full range of 2010 EX models are as follows:







EX30d GT


EX37 GT Premium


EX30d GT Premium