Compare 2012 BMW 5-Series vs 2012 INFINITI M

2012 BMW 5-Series
2012 INFINITI M
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4-Door Sedan RWD 528i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 528i 23 34 $43,150 $46,900
4-Door Sedan AWD 528i xDrive 22 32 $45,265 $49,200
4-Door Sedan RWD 535i 20 30 $48,300 $52,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 535i xDrive 21 30 $50,415 $54,800
4-Door Sedan RWD ActiveHybrid 5 23 30 $56,075 $60,950
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 15 22 $57,040 $62,000
4-Door Sedan AWD 550i xDrive 15 20 $59,155 $64,300
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2012 INFINITI M
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
37 4-Door Sedan RWD 18 26 $44,163 $47,700
37 4-Door Sedan AWD 17 24 $46,149 $49,850
35h 4-Door Sedan RWD Hybrid 27 32 $49,706 $53,700
56 4-Door Sedan RWD 16 24 $54,787 $59,200
56 4-Door Sedan AWD 16 23 $57,096 $61,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,150
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,900
N/A
Monthly Payment Estimate
$782 / month
$0 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
9.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 BMW 5-Series appears somewhat conservative on the outside, but it packs an armada of advanced-tech firepower, and new fuel-efficient engines, without interrupting its sport-sedan mission.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
34 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size
Number of Passenger Doors
4
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.1
Passenger Capacity
5
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.2
Track Width, Front (in)
63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6
Length, Overall (in)
193.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.1
Wheelbase (in)
116.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.4
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 0.8
Brake Type
Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD -
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
225/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA
Front Tire Size
225/55R17
Spare Tire Size
NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3814
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 1250
Engine Order Code
N20
Displacement
2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 5000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11
Trans Type
8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.30
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
Trans Order Code
205
Summary
Body Style
4dr Sedan
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Integral-V
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double-Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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