When comparing the Nissan 370Z's and the INFINITI Q50's specifications and ratings, the Nissan 370Z has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. The INFINITI Q50 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Nissan 370Z's and the INFINITI Q50's specifications and ratings, the Nissan 370Z is a better car than the INFINITI Q50.
Nissan 370Z vs. INFINITI Q50 Pricing
A used 2020 Nissan 370Z ranges from $27,862 to $44,512 while a used 2020 INFINITI Q50 is priced between $23,499 to $38,023.
Nissan 370Z vs. INFINITI Q50 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Nissan 370Z loses 33.6 percent of its value and the INFINITI Q50 loses 51.8 percent of its value. This means the Nissan 370Z retains 18.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the INFINITI Q50.
Nissan 370Z vs. INFINITI Q50 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Nissan 370Z is 7.6 out of 10 while the INFINITI Q50's quality rating is 7.5 out of 10. This results in the Nissan 370Z being ranked 2 out of 7 Best 2-seater Cars and the INFINITI Q50 being ranked 19 out of 30 Best Luxury Compact Cars.
Nissan 370Z vs. INFINITI Q50 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Nissan 370Z is 8.3 out of 10. For the INFINITI Q50 the reliability rating is 7.2 out of 10. This gives the Nissan 370Z an advantage in reliability compared to the INFINITI Q50.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Nissan 370Z’s base engine makes 332 horsepower, and the INFINITI Q50 base engine makes 300 horsepower. The 370Z is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 494 miles. The Q50 is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 580 miles. This gives the INFINITI Q50 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Nissan 370Z. Both models use premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The INFINITI Q50, a compact car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, and cargo space.