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Selected Style 2-Door Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Base 17 25 $43,194 $46,650
2-Door Sport 6MT 16 24 $47,489 $51,300
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Premium
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Invoice Price
$43,194
$34,504
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,650
$37,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$778 / month
$618 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The Infiniti G37 Convertible doesn't suffer the usual styling compromises, but it's a little less exciting to drive than its Coupe cousin. Both the Audi A5 Coupe and its Cabriolet convertible sibling are striking designs that offer comfortable, easy-to-drive capacity for two people--and four in a pinch
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 41.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 78.4 84.0
Second Head Room (in) 34.5 36.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 45.8 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 41.3
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 27.2 31.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 37.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.8 62.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 183.3 182.1
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 54.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.8 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 108.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.9 73.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.3/1.9 12.4
Brakes
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) 13.0 x 0.6 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.3 12.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.0 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/50VR18 P245/40R18
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45VR18 P245/40R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4083 3583
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 267 @ 5200 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.7L/226 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 325 @ 7000 211 @ 4300
Engine Type Gas V6 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 20 25
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.92 3.78
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 1.32
Trans Type 7 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.97 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.19 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.69
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name Infiniti G37 Convertible Audi A5
Body Style Convertible Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Trapezoidal-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front Independent 5-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.1 7.5
 
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