Do the 2016 Infiniti QX60 Safety Features Offer Enough Protection?

April 12th, 2016 by

2016 Acura MDXWhen shopping for a new vehicle, one key area drivers examine as they compare models is safety. If the type of vehicle you’re looking for is an SUV or crossover, packed with space to accommodate your loved ones as you travel, safety concerns become even greater.

Protecting their most precious cargo, their family members, is paramount for most motorists. So choosing a vehicle with outstanding safety features is essential.

In considering the protective offerings of vehicles currently on the market, will you find the amenities you want among the 2016 Infiniti QX60 safety features? Or does a competing model like the 2016 Acura MDX offer greater safety for the money?

Keep reading as we explore these two luxury nameplates and the safety features each brings to the table.

Safety Onboard

The Acura MDX is highly rated for safety within the automotive industry.

In crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the MDX received 5 stars—the highest rating—in frontal crash test performance, while the QX60 received only 4 stars.

In terms of amenities, various safety features are offered onboard both the MDX and the QX60, such as anti-lock brakes, vehicle stability control, traction control, and tire pressure monitors.

Additionally, at the base model level, the MDX offers features the QX60 base model does not, including:

  • Active head restraints
  • Daytime running lights
  • Third-row head restraints

The MDX additionally offers remote-activated exterior perimeter lighting as a standard feature at the base model level, making it safer for drivers and passengers to approach their vehicle at night or in a dark alleyway or parking garage. The QX60 does not offer perimeter lighting.

The MDX further provides voice-activated controls for both audio and Bluetooth wireless–enabled devices as a standard feature at the base model level, helping drivers keep their hands safely on the wheel and their eyes safely on the road. At the base trim level, the QX60 only offers voice-activated controls for Bluetooth and audio as an optional upgrade for an additional cost.

Take a Little Trip

Drivers can further explore the outstanding qualities of the 2016 Acura MDX and also try it out at any Wisconsin Acura Dealers Association location.

Visit or contact one of our affiliated dealerships today to go for a test drive behind the wheel of the exceptional MDX and see for yourself how it bests the Infiniti QX60 safety features.

Posted in 2016 Vehicles, MDX