*Disclosure: The 2023 Infiniti QX60 was provided to me for testing purposes and editorial consideration. All opinions are 100% my own*
Visiting Montana has been on my bucket list since I was a little girl. I remember watching westerns shot in the state with my mom/granny and it always looked so beautiful. Well, I was finally able to cross it off my list and trust me when I say it did not disappoint. Big Sky is the most majestic place I have ever visited. It truly looked like a winter wonderland.
Keep reading to learn more about my winter driving experience…
The 2023 Infiniti QX60 proves itself on snow and ice
So, a few weeks back, a handful of lifestyle journalists including myself headed to Montana to drive several Infiniti luxury vehicles including:
We all had the opportunity to test our winter driving skills during a few different snow and ice exercises.
Each exercise was set up to demonstrate how good driving skills, winter tires, Bridgestone to be exact and a modern vehicle’s intelligent AWD system helps under harsh driving conditions. When you’re in situations where there is very little traction, the responses of all these things are critical in maintaining control of a vehicle.
Driving through majestic Big Sky, Montana
Although there were many vehicles to choose from, my driving partner, All Things Fadra, and I stuck with the QX60, which proved it has great handles and response time on snow and ice.
The luxury SUV offers five drive modes:
I’m sure you can guess which one we drove in most of the time. However, we decided to show our bravery by performing the same snow and ice exercises with the traction and stability controls turned off, and of course we were sliding all over the place! LOL!
Fun Fact: I hadn’t driven in the winter since I left Michigan and moved to South Florida about 10 years ago. However, it was like riding a bike, and I had to pat myself on the back for taking third in the timed Infiniti driving competition.
2023 Infiniti QX60
The 2022 Infiniti QX60 comes in 4 trim levels — Pure, Luxe, Sensory and Autograph (INFINITI Intelligent All-Wheel Drive is available on all trims).
Price & Key Specs/Features:
- Engine: 3.5 liter V6 direct-injection engine / HP 295
- City: 21
- AWD: 20
- Highway: 26
- AWD: 25
- Combined: 23
- AWD: 22
- Pure: $49,200.00
- AWD: $51,200.00
- Luxe: $55,250.00
- AWD: $57,250.00
- Sensory: $58,600.00
- AWD: $60,600.00
- Autograph: $62,600.00
- AWD: $65,500.00
Snow and ice driving experience…
What is your experience driving in harsh weather conditions? Inquiring minds would love to know.
Additionally, for more information on the Infiniti QX60 visit your local dealership or click here to check out their website.
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