Compare 2008 INFINITI G35 Sedan vs 2008 Acura TL

2008 INFINITI G35 Sedan
2008 Acura TL
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4-Door RWD Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door RWD Base 17 24 $29,663 $32,250
4-Door RWD Journey 17 24 $30,076 $32,700
4-Door RWD Sport 17 25 $30,396 $33,050
4-Door AWD x 17 23 $31,954 $34,750
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4-Door Sedan Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 18 26 $31,007 $33,725
4-Door Sedan Automatic Nav 18 26 $33,300 $36,225
4-Door Sedan Automatic Type-S 17 26 $35,134 $38,225
4-Door Sedan Manual Type-S 18 27 $35,134 $38,225
4-Door Sedan Automatic Type-S HPT 17 26 $35,317 $38,425
4-Door Sedan Manual Type-S HPT 18 27 $35,317 $38,425
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,663
$31,007
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,250
$33,725
Monthly Payment Estimate
$538 / month
$562 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
If you're looking for a sporty, premium mid-size sedan, if you don't consider the 2008 Infiniti G35, you're doing yourself a disservice. The 2008 Acura TL is a "nice" car that's well equipped in every category except personality.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.7 34.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.5 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99 97.9
Second Hip Room (in)
53.7 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 42.8
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 55.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.8 72.2
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.30 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
187.0 189.3
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 62.0
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 107.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.5 12.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.1 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 x 0.6 11.1 x .35
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.0 17.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P235/45WR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P235/45WR17
Spare Tire Size
T145/80D17 T135/80R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3497 3623
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 17.5 17 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.5 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 130
Engine
Displacement
3.5L/213 3.2L/196
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
306 @ 6800 258 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
268 @ 4800 233 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 26
Transmission
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.49
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.76 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.35 1.61
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.69 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.84 2.70
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.07
Summary
Vehicle Name
Infiniti G35 Sedan Acura TL
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.72
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.07
Suspension Type - Rear
Independant Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independant Double-Wishbone

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