Infiniti Q30 - 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show Live [Update]

16/09/2015 - 20:42 | ,  ,   | Shrawan Raja

Update 2 - Pictures of the Infiniti Q30 City Black Edition have been updated in a new gallery. It adds dual tone 18-inch wheels, dark grey front grille, satin silver door mirrors, and black lacquer treatments to the wheel arches, side sills and rear bumper. The interior is upholstered with Alcantara and purple stitching on the dashboard, armrests and partially on the seats. The edition can be bought in graphite, black and blue body colours, and in all three engine options.

Update 1 - A live image gallery has been added below the story.

Infiniti Q30 front three quarters at IAA 2015

Infiniti has released details and photographs on the Q30 that will debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show tomorrow.

The Mercedes A-Class based hatchback will be built by Nissan in Sunderland, UK. It will launch in selected countries by the end of the year, and deliveries for the UK begin in January 2016.

Infiniti Q30 in motion official image

Targeted at Generations X and Y, the Q30 features Infiniti’s signature design cues with the double-arch grille with 3D mesh, double-wave bonnet, a C-pillar that arcs forward, and low-slung roof-line.

The top-end variant comes with LED front fog lamps, body-coloured and heated door mirrors, 19-inch alloy wheels and chrome dual rectangular exhaust finishers.

Infiniti Q30 side official image

The Q30 is powered by a 1.6-litre petrol engine, with either 120 hp or 154 hp, and 1.5-litre and 2.2-litre diesel engines, with 107 hp or 168 hp output. Premium and Sport models get a 2.0-litre, petrol engine producing 211 PS. All are four-cylinder units and are paired to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission or a six-speed manual transmission.

Infiniti Q30 rear three quarters left official image

Features on the top spec Q30 include Automatic park assistance with Around View Monitor (AVM) and Moving Object Detection (MOD), Blind Spot Warning, Forward Collision Warning with Forward Emergency Braking, Auto High Beam Assist and Intelligent Cruise Control.

The cabin features Active Noise Cancellation, and offers custom-designed trims such as ‘City Black’ that blends black upholstery with purple stitching, ‘Cafe Teak’ that combines brown and black upholstery with black stitching, and ‘Gallery White’ that gives a high-contrast appearance featuring white leather with red accents.

Infiniti Q30 black interior cabin official image

Infiniti says that it has applied 'Dinamica,' a soft Italian suede-like material that is increasingly used in the fashion industry, in parts of the cabin like the door trims and arm rest.

You can refer the table and press release below for more information.

Powertrains available on Q30 Premium and Q30 Sport

Engine 1.6-litre petrol 1.6-litre petrol 2.0-litre petrol 1.5-litre diesel 2.2-litre diesel
Displacement 1595 cc 1595 cc 1991 cc 1461 cc 2143 cc
Cylinders 4 cyl in-line 4 cyl in-line 4 cyl in-line 4 cyl in-line 4 cyl in-line
Valves 16V 16V 16V 8V 16v
Max power 90kW (122ps) @ 5000RPM 115kW (156ps) @ 5300RPM 155kW (211ps) @ 5500RPM 80kW (109ps) @ 4000RPM 125kW (170ps) @ 3400-4000RPM
Max torque 200Nm @ 1250-4000 RPM 250Nm @ 1250-4000 RPM 350Nm @ 1200-4000 RPM 260Nm @ 1750-2500 RPM 350Nm @ 1400-3400 RPM
Fuel system DIG w/ CAMTRONIC DIG w/ CAMTRONIC DIG W/O CAMTRONIC Common Rail Direct Injection Direct injection
Transmissions  7-Speed Dual-Clutch Automatic Transmission
 6-Speed Manual Transmission

Q30 Fuel economy and CO2 emissions *

Engine 1.5d MT 109ps


1.5d MT 109ps

City Black 5Dr

1.6t MT 122ps


1.6t MT 122ps

City Black 5Dr

2.2d DCT 170ps AWD City Black 5Dr
Fuel economy combined cycle (l/100km) from  3.9 4.1 5.8 6.0 5.1
CO2 (g/km) from 103 108 134 139 133

* Based on results of manufacturer’s own laboratory testing.

Dimensions on Q30 Premium and Q30 Sport

Q30 Premium Q30 Sport
Overall length (mm) 4425
Overall width (mm)

(with door mirrors)

Overall height (mm)


1495 1475
Wheelbase (mm) 2700
Head room (mm)

(without glassroof)

1st row 2nd row 1st row 2nd row
108 43 108 43
Leg room (mm) 1st row 2nd row 1st row 2nd row
626 538 626 538
Boot capacity (litres VDA) 368

Infiniti Q30 at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show - Image Gallery

Infiniti Q30 - Press Release

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