ABS and ESC standard. Side and head protection air bags standard.
The midsized QX60 is spacious, quiet, and well-finished, with room for seven but without the bulk of a full-sized SUV. It has a comfortable ride, but handling lacks agility, making the QX feel rather mushy. Its 265-hp, 3.5-liter V6 and continuously variable transmission deliver smooth but just adequate acceleration and returned 19-mpg overall on premium fuel. Towing capacity is low at 3,500 pounds. A family-friendly feature allows access to the third row even with a child seat installed in the second row. But that also resulted in a low second-row seating cushion. A hybrid with a 2.5-liter supercharged four-cylinder is available.