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2007 Infiniti G

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2007 Infiniti G Review

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The 2007 G35 Coupe carries on without the styling upgrades made to its stablemate, the G35 Sedan. Far from dated, the Coupe's sleek styling, intelligently appointed interior and sizzling performance attributes seem at odds with its ridiculously low sticker price, which makes it a thorn in the side of long-time rivals BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Powered by a rev-happy V6 engine and driven by its rear wheels, the G35 Coupe is endowed with the performance attributes so important to enthusiast drivers, yet also has the styling and sophistication to impress those who appreciate the finer things in life. Simply put, the G35 Coupe represents a masterful blend of beauty and brawn, with a hefty dose of reliability and strong resale value tossed in for good measure.

You'll Like This Car If...

If you like traditional rear-wheel-drive performance coupes with all the luxury trappings of a premium sedan, you'll love the G35. Its long hood, short deck and low-to-the-ground stance are ideal for enthusiastic driving.

You May Not Like This Car If...

If you're a tall driver, you'll find the G35 Coupe to be a tight fit, even with the driver's seat at its lowest position. Some will lament the lack of a V8 option, but only those who have not experienced the G35's V6.

What's Significant About This Car?

A push-button starter is made standard (not available on models with the manual transmission), as are automatic on/off headlamps.

Driving the G

Driving Impressions Thanks to the G35's standard traction control and excellent brakes, the rear-wheel-drive coupe provides outstanding stability in all driving conditions. The steering may feel a little heavy, but its responsiveness...

to the driver's commands is never in question. The ride is firm and direct, but only when the G35 is equipped with the optional 19-inch wheels and upgraded Sport-Tuned suspension might some people consider it to be on the rougher side.

The G35 can accelerate with such fury it might seem there should almost be a warning label draped across the dash. You'll discover the five-speed automatic does an excellent job of holding its upshifts until every last ounce of torque is milked from the current gear. Of course, true enthusiasts will want to opt for the six-speed manual transmission.
Favorite Features

Pop-Up LCD Navigation
The clever pop-up LCD navigation screen keeps the navigation controls separate from the audio controls.

High Center Console
The high center console allows you to rest your arm perfectly in line with the six-speed manual.

2007 Infiniti G Details
2007 Infiniti G photo Interior

Although it lacks the more modern interior of the new G35 Sedan, the execution of the G35 Coupe's interior is still rated as excellent. It is true that some materials have a less-than-luxurious feel, and the power seat controls remain inconveniently placed atop the lower seat cushion. As we mentioned, headroom is a challenge because of the tapered roofline, but the seating is still first-rate. Another nice interior touch is the adjustable pod that houses the instrument gauges—it moves up and down with the tilt wheel.

Exterior
2007 Infiniti G photo

The G35's raked rear end may mean minimal headroom for rear passengers, but it is a positive in the looks and aerodynamics departments. Cargo space is on the small side, but the wide trunk opening, coupled with a deck lid that can open at a 90-degree angle, makes it easy to load large or bulky objects. The big 18-inch alloy wheels look just right on this car, and they actually deliver a fairly comfortable ride.

Notable Equipment
Standard Equipment

The G35 Coupe comes with a 275-horsepower V6 (293 horsepower with the six-speed manual), five-speed automatic with manual mode, automatic air conditioning, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS), illuminated entry with remote, bi-xenon headlamps, dual heated power mirrors, AM/FM stereo with MP3-compatible six-disc CD changer, side-curtain airbags, front side-impact airbags, leather trimmed eight-way driver and four-way passenger power and heated seats, cruise control, leather-wrapped steering wheel with touch controls, tire pressure monitor, 17-inch alloy wheels and power windows.

Optional Equipment

Options include a six-speed manual transmission, Bose audio, power glass moonroof, onboard navigation, 18- and 19-inch wheels, sport suspension, power tilt/telescopic steering wheel, dual-zone automatic air conditioning, limited-slip rear axle, Rear Active Steer Package and SIRIUS Satellite Radio.

Under the Hood

The G35 offers only one engine choice, but it's one beautiful piece of machinery and without question is one of the best V6 engines on the planet. You'll marvel at the amazing power, and perhaps even more so at the impressive fuel economy.

3.5-liter V6
275 horsepower @ 6200 rpm (automatic), 293 horsepower @ 6400 rpm (manual)
268 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4800 rpm (automatic), 258 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4800 rpm (manual)
EPA city/highway: 19/26 (manual), 18/25 (automatic)

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2007 Infiniti G Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
9.2
Out of 10

Based on 823 Ratings for the 2003 - 2006 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    9.3/10
    Quality
    9.3/10
  • Reliability
    9.4/10
    Performance
    9.5/10
  • Comfort
    9.1/10
    Styling
    9.4/10

Great first sports car

By on Sunday, April 13, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 128,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
7/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
6/10

Pros: "See highlights"

Cons: "See low-lights"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 8

"I've owned my G35 coupe now for a year. I drove it year-round (including winter, unfortunately). Highlights: -Good looks! From almost every angle, this car turns heads (a bit less so from the front, in my opinion, but better with the headlights on) -Sporty handling, of course, along with sporty seats to hold you in -Higher-end features like HID headlights and full LED taillights -Plenty of oomph! -Reliability (see below, however) Low-lights: -Center console design feels a bit cheap (button feel and plastic trim). This was improved for '05 and later models -Trunk is very small/shallow. I can fit a bike if I fold down the rear seats, remove the front wheel and take off one pedal. -Repair costs! I had a heater core replaced, and it cost a bit over $1000 ($420 alone just for the part, which on a lot of other cars costs about $200). Plus a 2-week wait to get the part A couple of notes: -In the winter, even a crazy Michigan winter, with good snow tires and a gentle foot, this car does fine. Just don't be stupid! -Being the first year, there are a few design flaws, such as the seat leather which is prone to tearing on the back left side of the bottom cushion, as well as seatbelts which drag on the seats and therefore need a bit of assistance to fully retract. Overall, however, this car has been a joy to own and drive. I would definitely recommend it!"

Great first sports car

By on Sunday, April 13, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 128,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
7/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
6/10

Pros: "See highlights"

Cons: "See low-lights"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 8

"I've owned my G35 coupe now for a year. I drove it year-round (including winter, unfortunately). Highlights: -Good looks! From almost every angle, this car turns heads (a bit less so from the front, in my opinion, but better with the headlights on) -Sporty handling, of course, along with sporty seats to hold you in -Higher-end features like HID headlights and full LED taillights -Plenty of oomph! -Reliability (see below, however) Low-lights: -Center console design feels a bit cheap (button feel and plastic trim). This was improved for '05 and later models -Trunk is very small/shallow. I can fit a bike if I fold down the rear seats, remove the front wheel and take off one pedal. -Repair costs! I had a heater core replaced, and it cost a bit over $1000 ($420 alone just for the part, which on a lot of other cars costs about $200). Plus a 2-week wait to get the part A couple of notes: -In the winter, even a crazy Michigan winter, with good snow tires and a gentle foot, this car does fine. Just don't be stupid! -Being the first year, there are a few design flaws, such as the seat leather which is prone to tearing on the back left side of the bottom cushion, as well as seatbelts which drag on the seats and therefore need a bit of assistance to fully retract. Overall, however, this car has been a joy to own and drive. I would definitely recommend it!"

Great first sports car

By on Sunday, April 13, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 128,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
7/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
6/10

Pros: "See highlights"

Cons: "See low-lights"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 8

"I've owned my G35 coupe now for a year. I drove it year-round (including winter, unfortunately). Highlights: -Good looks! From almost every angle, this car turns heads (a bit less so from the front, in my opinion, but better with the headlights on) -Sporty handling, of course, along with sporty seats to hold you in -Higher-end features like HID headlights and full LED taillights -Plenty of oomph! -Reliability (see below, however) Low-lights: -Center console design feels a bit cheap (button feel and plastic trim). This was improved for '05 and later models -Trunk is very small/shallow. I can fit a bike if I fold down the rear seats, remove the front wheel and take off one pedal. -Repair costs! I had a heater core replaced, and it cost a bit over $1000 ($420 alone just for the part, which on a lot of other cars costs about $200). Plus a 2-week wait to get the part A couple of notes: -In the winter, even a crazy Michigan winter, with good snow tires and a gentle foot, this car does fine. Just don't be stupid! -Being the first year, there are a few design flaws, such as the seat leather which is prone to tearing on the back left side of the bottom cushion, as well as seatbelts which drag on the seats and therefore need a bit of assistance to fully retract. Overall, however, this car has been a joy to own and drive. I would definitely recommend it!"

Owned it for 10 years, hate to get rid of it.

By on Saturday, April 12, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 66,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Fun to drive, very fast for 280 HP."

Cons: "Harsh ride for normal every day use and tire wear."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Not many complaints. The ride could be less harsh, but then it wouldn't be a good performing sport vehicle. Tire wear is not very good and tires can't be rotated."

Fantastic little car!

By on Friday, April 04, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 135,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
7/10

Pros: "Blast to drive, decent fuel economy,"

Cons: "Audio system, high maintenance costs"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"I have owned for two years and I am already dreading the day I have to sell her. The car is a blast to drive great handeling although there is a tendency to under steer when pushed to the limit. The car hides its bulk extremely well in the twisties. It is fairly comfortable but the emphasis here is on sport Little to no mechanical problems and those that do are easy to repair yourself. The only real blemish is the sub par audio system replace the head unit and speakers ASAP!"

2 people out of 3 found this review helpful

Best car I have ever owned

By on Friday, March 28, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 62,500

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Fast, reliable, sleek, prestigious, comfortable"

Cons: "None that I can think of"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Bought this car 6 years ago, my previous car was a Nissan Altima which I liked so I wanted to stay in the family. This car has been nothing short of awesome. Reliable, fast, sleek, and commands prestige. I am looking into an off lease G37x since I have been so happy with this vehicle."

1 person out of 1 found this review helpful

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