Infiniti brand vehicles are the luxury arm of the Japanese automaker Nissan. Infiniti was introduced to the U.S. market in 1989, around the same time as the luxury brands Acura and Lexus, which are produced by Honda and Toyota.
With the announcement that all new models will be electric by 2030, Infiniti is one of the leaders in the conversion away from fossil fuels.
2023 models range in price from the Infiniti QX50 which starts at $40,300 for the Pure trim level up to the QX80 which tops out at $87,450 for the Sensory 4WD trim.
How does car insurance cost compare between Infiniti models and luxury and non-luxury competitors? Let’s take a look and find out.
How much does Infiniti car insurance cost?
Average car insurance cost for a 2023 Infiniti is $2,126 per year. Rates range from $1,632 a year for a Infiniti QX50 up to $2,584 per year for the Infiniti Q60.
Models that have insurance cost more towards the middle of the cost spectrum include the Infiniti QX60, Infiniti QX80, and Infiniti Q50. Average car insurance cost for those three models is $1,974, $2,200, and $2,458, respectively.
The next table displays average annual insurance cost for Infiniti models that have been produced since the 2013 model year.
Discontinued models are indicated by the last model year they were in production. Linked models have detailed car insurance cost analysis including rates by trim levels and comparisons to all vehicles in the same luxury segment.
|Model||Annual Cost||Monthly Cost|
|Infiniti EX37 2013 and prior model years||$1,216||$101|
|Infiniti FX37 2013 and prior model years||$1,464||$122|
|Infiniti FX50 2013 and prior model years||$1,480||$123|
|Infiniti G37 2013 and prior model years||$1,460||$122|
|Infiniti JX35 2013 and prior model years||$1,378||$115|
|Infiniti M35 2013 and prior model years||$1,492||$124|
|Infiniti M37 2013 and prior model years||$1,528||$127|
|Infiniti M56 2013 and prior model years||$1,586||$132|
|Infiniti Q40 2015 and prior model years||$1,414||$118|
|Infiniti Q70 2019 and prior model years||$1,914||$160|
|Infiniti Q70L 2016 and prior model years||$1,776||$148|
|Infiniti QX30 2019 and prior model years||$1,522||$127|
|Infiniti QX56 2013 and prior model years||$1,502||$125|
|Infiniti QX70 2017 and prior model years||$1,678||$140|
Is it expensive to insure an Infiniti?
At an average yearly cost of $2,126, Infiniti car insurance costs 23.1% more than the U.S. national average car insurance cost of $1,685. But being a premium brand means it also costs more than the average vehicle.
When compared directly to the its top competitors, insurance for an Infiniti costs on average $146 more per year than Acura, $242 less than BMW, $114 more than Lexus, and $290 less per year than Mercedes-Benz.
The next chart displays the average car insurance cost for Infiniti vehicles in orange, with the top competing luxury brands in blue.
Rates for Infiniti models tend to be towards the middle of the pack of luxury automotive brands. It is the most expensive Japanese luxury brand to insure, costing more than Acura and Lexus, but tends to be cheaper to insure than German brands like BMW and Mercedes-Benz.
To expand on the comparison shown in the chart above, we add a lot more automotive brands in the next table. These include non-luxury U.S. brands like Chevrolet and Ford, along with non-luxury import brands like Toyota, Honda, and Mazda.
Average auto insurance cost for Infiniti is shown in the first row of the table at $2,126 per year. The difference column shows how each other brand compares to Infiniti. If the value is green, the comparison brand is cheaper overall. If the value is red, the comparison brand costs more to insure on average than Infiniti.
|Automotive Brand||Insurance Cost||Difference|
It’s pretty obvious by the abundance of green values in the difference column that insuring an Infiniti will cost more than most other automotive brands. However, among luxury nameplates, Infiniti fares pretty well.
What is the cheapest Infiniti car insurance?
The Infiniti QX50 has the cheapest overall Infiniti car insurance rates at an average of $1,632 per year. With MSRP ranging from $40,300 to $57,350, it is also one of the cheaper Infiniti models to purchase.
In second place, the Infiniti QX55 (MSRP from $49,150 to $57,800) costs an average of $1,908 per year for full-coverage auto insurance.
Rounding out the top five cheapest Infiniti vehicles to insure are the Infiniti QX60, Infiniti QX80, and Infiniti Q50. All five models are detailed in the list below showing average annual and monthly car insurance cost.
Top five cheapest Infiniti models to insure for 2023
- Infiniti QX50 – (midsize luxury SUV) $1,632 per year or $136 per month
- Infiniti QX55 – (small luxury SUV) $1,908 per year or $159 per month
- Infiniti QX60 – (midsize luxury SUV) $1,974 per year or $165 per month
- Infiniti QX80 – (large luxury SUV) $2,200 per year or $183 per month
- Infiniti Q50 – (midsize luxury car) $2,458 per year or $205 per month