Best Infiniti QX60 Tires
Originally sold as the JX35, the QX60 is the cornerstone of Infinti’s lineup, offering a three-row cabin and lots of style for a more attractive price than most rivals.
If it’s time to replace your Infiniti’s tires, we’ve compiled a list of our top picks based on numerous factors including performance, ride quality, tread life and price.
Infiniti QX60 Tire Sizes
Below are the two tire sizes available for the QX60 luxury SUV.
235/65/18 or 235/55/20
Best Tire for Infiniti QX60
Goodyear Assurance MaxLife
The Goodyear Assurance MaxLife often makes a list like this for the longest lasting tire available, but here we’ve also selected them as a top choice. They are slightly more expensive than the majority of top performing tires, although they’re more than worth it on the 85,000 mile warranty alone. Add in their overall refinement and solid driving dynamics and you have a top performer.
Best Tire for Infiniti QX60 (alternative)
Continental Cross Contact LX 25
We often recommend these Continentals based on their overall performance statistics. Costing slightly less than the Goodyears, but with a much lower 70,000 mile warranty, they’re our second choice only due to the size of the gap in overall tread life.
Grip in wet and wintry weather is higher with these tires, though.
Best Four-Season Tire for Infiniti QX60
An extremely unique tire, the Michelin CrossClimate2 is both an excellent all-season and a legitimate winter-capable tire.
Costing roughly 10-15% more than most other all-seasons the warranty of 60,000 miles is also under most top-tier rivals. As a result, on paper, they don’t look like a great option.
What they do offer, however, is true all-season performance with a tread that’s certified for extreme winter use, so you can buy these tires and confidently drive them all year round no matter what part of the country you live in.
The ultra-wide v-shaped tread blocks offer impressive stability in cornering, while the patter also works impressively to force water and slush away from the contact patch.
Sipes that run between the tread blocks track snow for maximum winter grip, while those same sipes close up under hard cornering for added stability.
Best All-Season Performance Tire for Infiniti QX60
Michelin Primacy Tour AS
If you’re looking for a tire that’s a touch more performance focused without sacrificing too much in terms of all-weather grip, ride quality or tread life, then the Michelin Primacy Tour AS makes an excellent package.
A sticker tread compound and wide exterior tread blocks mean it doesn’t just have more overall grip, but it offers it progressively, with a more nimble feel. And when you do hit the limits of grip, it comes on naturally.
You will sacrifice some tread life (expect to get from 45,000 to 55,000 miles on a set) but these tires will keep your Infiniti as agile as it can be.
Longest Lasting Tire for Infiniti QX60
Goodyear Assurance Max Life
An excellent all-season tire by all respects, what makes the Max Life stand out is (you guessed it) it’s incredible long life.
With an anticipated tread life of 85,000 miles it’s a good thing these tires are so well-rounded because you’ll be enjoying them for years to come. Or more to the point, you won’t be thinking about them at all, as they do their job capably and get you where you need to go.
The ride is slightly stiffer than other all-season tires, due in part to the particularly hard tread compound, but you won’t notice much on the QX60’s compliant suspension.
Best Budget Tire for Infiniti QX60
Kumho Crugen HP71
Passable handling is really this tire’s biggest drawback. And all said, that’s not such a huge critique.
The ride quality is good, as is the low noise level. All-season performance, in both the dry and wet, is also quite good.
Tread life of 65,000 miles is certainly nothing to complain about either.
Essentially, this is a pretty agreeable option at a very agreeable price.
Cheapest Tire for Infiniti QX60
Best Winter Tire for Infiniti QX60
Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V2
Expensive but worth it. A solid cold weather tire, the Blizzak DM-V2 really shines when the snow starts flying.
The tight mesh of tread blocks makes it incredibly stable on snow covered roads, and the unique pattern of siping on the tread means it has amazing traction under acceleration, braking and cornering.
Cheapest Winter Tire for Infiniti QX60
What tires come on the Infiniti QX60?
Ford QX60 models equipped with the standard 18-inch wheel package, they come with either the Michelin Latitude Tour or Toyo Open Counry A25A. High-end trims with the 20-inch wheels come exclusively with Bridgestone Dueler HP Sport AS tires.
How long do Infiniti QX60 tires last?
Tire life for the QX60 ranges significantly from 30,000 miles to 65,000 miles. Most models come equipped with either the Michelin Latitude Tour or Toyo Open Counry A25A and both should last around 60,000 miles. The Michelins are rated to hit 65,000 miles. Top-trim models come with Bridgestone Dueler HP Sport AS which only have a 40,000 mile tread life warranty and the vast majority of owners report being disappointed to not even get that many miles on a set.
Tire Buying FAQ
Where can I find the best price on tires?
There is no one answer to this question unfortunately. Sites like Tire Rack and Discount tire offer deals all the time on specific brands. You can also find deals on Amazon though they are much harder to find and often only apply to a specific size or group of sizes. Visit our Tire Deals page for more info.
When is the best time to buy tires?
It’s common that many shoppers buy tires once its already too late. At that point you don’t have a lot of choice and can often over-pay. If you’re planning ahead, generally, retailers offer significant tire deals around major holiday weekends (especially in the summer), as well as Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
How much is Shipping?
Shipping is often included when you purchase tires online. Many retailers offer free shipping if you get your tires shipped to an installer that they recommend. Even if you ship to your home, Tire Rack offers free shipping on purchases over $50. And if you’re buying new tires, that won’t be hard.
How long does shipping take?
Shipping can take just a few days, or over a week in the worst cases. Often it depends on where you live. anyone in a larger urban center or living closer to a tire distribution center can get them quite quickly.
Does anyone offer mobile tire installation?
Depending on where you live, there may be numerous local mobile tire installers available. If you don’t want to deal with the hassle of tracking one down, TireRack offers its own service. You don’t even have to purchase tires from TireRack to use it.
While it’s more expensive than bringing your tires to the shop, it’s also a lot more convenient. Prices start at $25 per tire.
How much does it cost to install a tire?
Generally you’ll pay between $25 and $50 per tire for installation services. This includes mounting and balancing, while using the latest tools so your rims don’t get scuffed or scraped.
Do I need to replace the tire pressure monitoring system when I change tires?
It’s not necessary to replace TMPS sensors when you change tires, but you may want to consider it. The units can fail over time due to damage or corrosion. Also, most units contain a battery and as a sealed unit, they must be replaced when the battery wears down. While most tire installers will handle sourcing these parts for you, you can also buy your own here.
Do online tire retailers offer rebates?
Absolutely! In fact, rebates are offered by most brands (even premium ones). Often these incentives are offered with other deals including up-front discounts and credit card offers.