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Infiniti Q50 Hybrid practicality & boot space

The Infiniti Q50 Hybrid’s interior is tighter than rivals, and the batteries eat boot space

Overall rating

2.5 out of 5

LengthWidthHeightBoot volume (seats up)
4,800mm1,820mm1,430mm400 litres

Passengers get only an average deal in the Q50, which is surprising as it’s one of the longest cars in its class. It also has one of the longest wheelbases – the distance between the front and rear axles – but rivals from Audi and BMW feel more spacious. The boot is 100 litres down on the standard Q50 due to the large battery pack behind the rear seats.

Infiniti Q50 Hybrid interior space, storage & comfort

Cars in the compact executive class need to be able to fit office colleagues for the occasional business trip, and the Q50 Hybrid will seat adults in the back, but it feels a little cramped compared to rivals. Rear-seat passengers could do with more headroom and kneeroom. For those that fit comfortably, the ambience is pretty luxurious and the extensive standard equipment adds to the comfortable vibe. Storage space is okay but hardly generous, with relatively small door bins and glovebox and limited space in the centre console.

Boot space

As well as losing 100 litres of boot space to batteries, the Q50 Hybrid also does without a ski-hatch in the rear seat. Other Q50 models get one, which comes into its own on trips to the DIY store, if not to the ski slopes. As a saloon, the Q50 is intrinsically less practical than a hatchback, and there’s quite a large lip to drag suitcases or shopping over. That said, the boot is well shaped and at 400 litres is only 50 down on that of the Lexus IS.

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