INFINITI’s Ambition 2030 Provides Glimpse of Remarkable Future

INFINITI's Ambition 2030 Provides Glimpse of Remarkable Future | Syracuse, NY

Take a peek into the future of driving. INFINITI’s Ambition 2030 showcases the automaker’s goals for the near future, which include improving sustainability, creating more electrified vehicles, and lowering the brand’s emissions. 

“Today, we announce that not only will most of the vehicles we sell by 2030 be electrified, but also that those vehicles will embody our unique take on modern Japanese luxury,” stated Peyman Kargar, INFINITI Chairman. “They will be daring, forward, and centered around the human experience.”

Since the INFINITI brand launched in 1989, the automaker has put people’s needs at the forefront. For most of the company’s history, this has meant prioritizing comfort, ergonomics, safety, and technology. While this philosophy will continue, INFINITI will also set its sights on electrification, as proven by projects like the QX Inspiration concept.

This fully electric concept crossover features a spacious cabin, a sleek, aerodynamic exterior, and design details inspired by the minimalist elegance of Japanese lacquerware and ceramic work. And while the QX Inspiration isn’t headed to the assembly line, it illustrates the brand’s plans to create vehicles that are stunningly gorgeous, remarkably comfortable, and environmentally sustainable. On top of that, it showcases the potential for the spacious, comfortable interior enabled by EV architecture.

Want to see how elegant and futuristic your daily drive could be? Schedule a test drive at INFINITI of Syracuse.

INFINITI Recognized in J.D. Power Sales Satisfaction Index

INFINITI Recognized in J.D. Power Sales Satisfaction Index | Syracuse, NY

Recently, INFINITI was recognized as one of the top brands in the yearly J.D. Power Sales Satisfaction Index. Although the brand faced challenges and setbacks due to supply chain issues and other disruptions, INFINITI still managed to outclass its high-end rivals in customer satisfaction.

The J.D. Power Sales Satisfaction Index considers six different factors when choosing the top brands. For instance, it looks at how customer’s rated their vehicle delivery experience, along with the dealer personnel, and the retail facilities themselves. The study also accounts for the functionality of the retailer’s website and the negotiation practices of the dealers themselves. And across all these categories, INFINITI earned a spot in the top two.

“We are proud of our INFINITI teammates and partners’ efforts to deliver an easy, safe, and satisfying car buying experience,” stated Jeff Pope, the group vice president of INFINITI America. “Despite significant challenges again this year, our retailers and team rose to the challenge and helped to keep our promise as a human-centric brand.”

INFINITI continues to hold true to its mission of being a human-centric brand. Recently, the automaker made buying a car online even easier with the INFINITI NOW program. This handy shopping tool lets you browse for vehicles online, specify how you’d like to build your car, and once you’ve placed your order, you can simply pick it up from a local retailer like INFINITI of Syracuse.   Come see for yourself why INFINITI has so many happy customers — visit us today at INFINITI of Syracuse.

Wireless Apple CarPlay® Upgrade Available for Most 2020 and 2021 INFINITI Models

Wireless Apple CarPlay® Upgrade Available for Most 2020 and 2021 INFINITI Models | Syracuse, NY

Get ready to ditch the USB cables and enjoy wireless smartphone connectivity in your INFINITI vehicle. The automaker recently announced that it would provide complimentary Wireless Apple CarPlay® upgrades for select INFINITI models. Here’s how to know if your vehicle is eligible for a complimentary Wireless Apple CarPlay® upgrade.

The new update applies to 2020 and 2021 models of the Q50 sedan, Q60 coupe, QX50 crossover, and the QX80 SUV. So whether you’ve owned one of these models for the past few years or you’re shopping for a pre-owned INFINITI vehicle, you’re sure to be driving with the very latest connectivity conveniences.

Other INFINITI models with wireless Apple CarPlay® include the 2022 versions of the QX80, QX60, Q50, Q60, and the brand-new INFINITI QX55 crossover coupe. You’ll be able to snag this free update from now until March 31, 2022.

Jeff Pope, group vice president of INFINITI Americas, stated that the brand’s focus is on customer satisfaction. That’s why he’s proud to announce the broader availability of wireless Apple CarPlay® for drivers. “More than 80 percent of luxury vehicle owners use Apple products, and now these INFINITI owners can go wireless while using CarPlay® in their vehicle,” Pope explained.

Want to drive with the latest connectivity features? Shop for a new or used INFINITI vehicle at INFINITI of Syracuse in Syracuse, New York.

2022 QX60 Debut: Redesigned Luxury SUV Coming to Syracuse, NY

2022 QX60 Debut | Syracuse, NY

Looking for a prestigious luxury SUV for your executive lifestyle here in Syracuse, New York? We at INFINITI of Syracuse want to introduce you to the 2022 QX60 SUV, a seven-seat midsize SUV that’s recently undergone some attention-grabbing changes.

The 2022 INFINITI QX60 made its public appearance on June 23, and we wanted to make sure you didn’t miss it. As the second generation of this premium family model, the latest QX60 offers many performance, comfort, and style highlights that are sure to appeal to sophisticated parents here in Syracuse. 

This breathtaking luxury SUV is powered by a robust 3.5-liter V6. Producing 295 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque, this powertrain delivers a thrilling drive no matter where in New York you’re traveling — even if you’re just running errands here in Syracuse. To fully experience the sporty performance of the QX60, you need to upgrade to all-wheel drive and grab hold of the paddle shifters. The quick-shifting responsiveness and stability of the 2022 INFINITI QX60 make it a joy to drive through our state’s many winding roads.

As an INFINITI model, the redesigned QX60 includes many standard luxury features that elevate your carpools and daily commutes. For instance, a panoramic moonroof, power liftgate, LED headlights, and INFINITI InTouch™ 12.3-inch Interactive touch screen all come at no extra cost to you.

If you’re as excited about the 2022 QX60 debut as we are here at INFINITI of Syracuse, we invite you to visit our dealership and reserve your 2022 QX60 right away.

Figuring Out the Strange Smells From Your Car’s Air Conditioner

Figuring Out the Strange Smells From Your Car’s Air Conditioner | Syracuse, NY

Spring has sprung in Syracuse, and warmer temperatures are on the way. That means your car’s air conditioner will need to be ready to stand up to summer’s sweltering heat. While your INFINITI may be equipped with handy features like automatic climate control, there’s nothing luxurious about suffering through smelly air flowing from the vents. Here’s a look at some common causes of a stale-smelling AC unit.

If your car’s air conditioning smells like a musty, mildew-infested basement, there’s probably an issue with its under-hood air intake vent. However, this can also point to mold in the vents or a leaky drain tube spilling water into the cabin.

Sweaty odors mean that it’s time to look under the hood. If dust, dirt, and bacteria have built up in the cabin air filter, it can leave your car smelling like a dirty locker room. Swap the filter to have fresher air.

A strange, sweet, syrupy smell indicates an issue with a leaky heater core. And if you’re picking up a chemical odor, it likely means that the refrigerant in the AC evaporator has sprung a leak.

If you need help diagnosing and removing a strange scent from your car’s climate control system, schedule a visit with the factory-trained experts at the Lowery Bros. INFINITI of Syracuse service center.

5 Easy Garage Cleaning Tips for Every Season

5 Easy Garage Cleaning Tips for Every Season | Syracuse, NY

Is garage clutter creeping up on you? Spring cleaning is a great time for a fresh start and that includes the garage.

Sort it out

The first step to clearing the clutter in a garage is to sort through and organize everything. Separate items into piles: keep, give away, sell or toss. This can be a tough decision, so decide on some criteria ahead of time. Seasonal items, such as holiday decorations or the barbeque grill should stay, unless they need to be replaced. Tools that are used regularly or sentimental items are keepers, too. The ugly lamps Aunt Rita gave you can go in the donation pile.

Scrub it Down

After you get everything moved out of the way, give the garage floor a good scrubbing. Clay kitty litter is useful for soaking up spills of oil and other fluids. Use a degreasing soap and a stiff bristle brush to clean the area and a mop for rinsing. A box fan can help the area dry faster.

While you are in the mood to tidy up, don’t forget to make an appointment for a service check-up for your car at INFINITI of Syracuse. An oil change, fluid check, and tire rotation will feel like a fresh start, too.

A Look Back on the Design History of INFINITI

INFINITI Design History | Syracuse, NY

These days, INFINITI is famous for the styling and performance of its luxury cars and SUVs. Yet, INFINITI wasn’t always the luxury powerhouse it is today. It required 31 years of expertise to rise up from humble origins to the brand’s contemporary look and feel.

When INFINITI was founded back in 1989, its lineup consisted of only two vehicles: the M30 coupe and the Q45 sedan. Even back then, the design of these model was praised by critics, along with their smooth rides.

Shortly after the beginning of the new millennium, INFINITI introduced its Infiniti G35 model. It didn’t take long for the G35 to start garnering praise, earning the MotorTrend’s 2003 Car of the Year title in its debut year.

In recent years, INFINITI has shifted its focus toward crossovers and SUVs as consumer tastes have changed. This has brought about a new wave of luxury utility models for the brand. The latest of these models to be introduced is the INFINITI QX55. A spiritual successor to the now-defunct INFINITI FX line, the QX55 not only represents what the future of INFINITI vehicles looks like, but perhaps what the future of luxury vehicles as a whole will be.

You can discover just how beautiful the INFINITI lineup is for yourself when you stop by Lowery Bros. INFINITI of Syracuse in Syracuse, New York.

INFINITI Unveils All-New QX55 SUV

All-New INFINITI QX55 | Syracuse, NY
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INFINITI has already cornered the marked on sophisticated luxury cars and sedans with head-turning good looks, so what territory is left for the premium brand to chart? According to news straight from the automaker, INFINITI’s next venture is a brand-new fastback compact SUV.

The all-new 2022 INFINITI QX55 is a luxury crossover with unmistakable style and performance. The newest addition to the INFINITI lineup was unveiled in style at a live-streamed Los Angeles concert with the incomparable Aloe Blacc as headliner.

INFINITI’s Chairman, Payman Kargar, says of the recently-revealed crossover: “The new INFINITI QX55 is a statement-maker, designed to deliver first-class comfort and stand out everywhere it goes.” With gorgeous features like an origami-inspired grille and striking piano-key LED taillights, the QX55 is destined to make an impression.

The new INFINITI SUV also comes with a powerful VC-Turbo engine that offers performance-focused drivers 280 lb-ft of torque and 268 horses. Inside the playful SUV’s cabin, you’ll find sumptuous semi-aniline leather upholstery, a premium 16-speaker Bose® audio system, and a dual-screen infotainment system compatible with both Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto®.

The 2022 INFINITI QX55 fastback compact SUV will be available at Lowery Bros. Infiniti of Syracuse, New York this spring.

New Standard Features Elevate 2021 INFINITI QX50

2021 INFINITI QX50 | Syracuse, NY

The INFINITI QX50 boasts some exciting updates for 2021. New standard features have been added to each trim level of this compact luxury SUV, along with a handful of fresh equipment options.

The QX50 now offers standard rear seat-mounted side impact supplemental air bags, Automatic Collision Notification, and acoustic laminated front side glass on every trim level. A Wi-Fi hotspot also comes standard across the lineup. 

New for 2021, the entry-level QX50 LUXE trim receives new standard heated front seats. LUXE is also equipped with several new standard safety features, including Intelligent Cruise Control, Blind Spot Intervention, and ProPILOT Assist. You can also outfit the LUXE with the new Appearance Package option, which includes 20-inch black wheels, black grille mesh and mirror caps, a graphite headliner, and a variety of other darkened accents.

Higher QX50 trims get more standard features, too. The ESSENTIAL now has Traffic Sign Recognition, the SENSORY is equipped with a head-up display and the Climate Package, and the AUTOGRAPH comes with Direct Adaptive Steering. The AUTOGRAPH AWD features a newly standard Tow Package.

Check out the upgraded 2021 QX50 now when you visit LOWERY BROS. INFINITI of Syracuse — Upstate New York’s primary destination for all things INFINITI.

INFINITI Q50 Adds Exciting Updates for 2021

2021 INFINITI Q50 | Syracuse, NY

Big updates have made their way to the 2021 INFINITI Q50. This high-end sports sedan now includes new grade levels, color options, infotainment and safety technologies, and much more. Here’s what you can expect when you drive off the lot in this classy new vehicle.

The 2021 INFINITI Q50 can now be purchased in one of four different grade levels: the PURE, the LUXE, the RED SPORT 400, and the new SENSORY. In terms of design, Slate Gray and Grand Blue have been added to the 2021 Q50’s color options. The Q50 RED SPORT 400 features a new Black Matte Carbon Fiber interior and black exterior highlights, and the SENSORY grade includes a sport-design front and rear fascia and leather-appointed sports seats.

New driver-assist technologies in the 2021 Q50 include Blind Spot Warning, Lane Departure Warning with Haptic Steering, Intelligent Around-View Monitor with Moving Object Detection, Intelligent Cruise Control, Backup Collision Intervention, Distance Control Assist, and High Beam Assist.

Opting for the Q50 SENSORY gives you access to the Bose® Performance Series 16-speaker stereo system, complete with Bose® Centerpoint® simulated sound. Both the SENSORY and RED SPORT 400 grades now feature power folding, auto-dimming outside mirrors with a reverse tilt-down feature.

Experience these new features when you test-drive the new 2021 INFINITI Q50 at LOWERY BROS. INFINITI of Syracuse, New York.