Who Makes INFINITI Cars?

The hood and grille of a 2020 INFINITI Q50

but do you know who makes INFINITI? The legacy of INFINITI cars began in 1985 with the organization of the Nissan brand’s top-secret “Horizon Task Force,” which was supposed to create a new performance luxury brand vehicle to compete with Honda’s luxury vehicle division. INFINITI of San Jose has the answers to other common INFINITI questions below. To experience INFINITI luxury in person, contact INFINITI of San Jose today!


Who owns INFINITI? INFINITI is a division of Nissan Motor Co., which has its headquarters in Japan. In 1987, INFINITI received its now-famous name, and the renowned luxury car brand was born. In November 1989, the brand officially launched with its current logo, and it’s been impressing San Francisco drivers ever since. If you’ve never been behind the wheel of an INFINITI, you’ll find the style and performance is unforgettable!

Where Are INFINITI Vehicles Made?

Where are INFINITI cars made? Many INFINITI models are still manufactured in Japan, but the QX60 crossover is made in Smyrna, Tennessee, and the QX50 crossover is manufactured in Mexico.

Like other brands, INFINITI vehicles and parts are manufactured in many parts of the world today. So, the parts that show up in Walnut Creek or Pleasanton might well have originated in any of the following countries:

  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
  • United Kingdom
  • Spain and
  • Brazil
  • Egypt
  • Morocco
  • Kenya
  • South Africa
  • India
  • China
  • Vietnam
  • Philippines
  • Australia

Wherever you might be around the globe, there is probably an INFINITI manufacturing plant close by and ready to serve you. INFINITI has a reputation for quality that spans the entire globe.

Get Behind the Wheel of a New INFINITI at INFINITI of San Jose Today

Now that you know more about who makes INFINITI, it’s time to get behind the wheel of a model of your own! If you live around %%target-city_3%% and are in the market for a new luxury vehicle, come into INFINITI of San Jose today. Our helpful sales team will take you for a test drive and show you all the features. Then, our experienced finance experts will do everything they can to get you a payment you can afford. Be sure to browse our new vehicle specials online, and then contact us today.

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