Compare 2010 INFINITI G37 Coupe vs 2008 BMW 3-Series

2010 INFINITI G37 Coupe
2008 BMW 3-Series
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2-Door RWD Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door RWD Base 19 27 $33,305 $36,050
2-Door RWD Journey 19 27 $34,642 $37,500
2-Door AWD x 18 25 $36,161 $39,150
2-Door RWD Sport 17 25 $37,313 $40,400
2-Door RWD Anniversary Edition 19 27 N/A $50,550
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4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 328i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 328i 18 28 $30,085 $32,700
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 328i 18 28 $30,085 $32,700
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 328i 18 28 $30,085 $32,700
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV South Africa 328i 18 28 $30,085 $32,700
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD 328i 20 30 $31,740 $34,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 328xi 19 28 $31,830 $34,600
4-Door Sedan AWD SULEV 328xi 19 28 $31,830 $34,600
2-Door Coupe RWD 328i 18 28 $32,750 $35,600
2-Door Coupe RWD SULEV 328i 18 28 $32,750 $35,600
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 328xi 19 28 $33,490 $36,400
2-Door Coupe AWD 328xi 19 28 $34,410 $37,400
2-Door Coupe AWD SULEV 328xi 19 28 $34,410 $37,400
4-Door Sedan RWD 335i 19 29 $36,155 $39,300
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 335i 19 29 $36,155 $39,300
2-Door Coupe RWD 335i 19 29 $37,905 $41,200
4-Door Sedan AWD 335xi 19 25 $37,905 $41,200
2-Door Coupe AWD 335xi 19 29 $39,560 $43,000
2-Door Convertible 328i 18 28 $40,020 $43,500
2-Door Convertible SULEV 328i 18 28 $40,020 $43,500
2-Door Convertible 335i 19 28 $45,540 $49,500
4-Door Sedan M3 14 20 $49,495 $53,800
2-Door Coupe M3 14 20 $51,980 $56,500
2-Door Convertible M3 M3 14 19 $59,755 $64,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,305
$30,085
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,050
$32,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$601 / month
$545 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Infiniti G37 Coupe and G37 Convertible don't shy from tackling the BMW 3-Series on any front-be it equal performance, better looks, or more lavish interiors. The 2008 BMW 3-Series sedan has the best overall driving experience in its class and remains the gold standard among mid-size sport sedans.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
85.0 93.0
Second Head Room (in)
34.5 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
43.8 41.5
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
29.8 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 38.5
Second Hip Room (in)
48.2 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
183.1 178.2
Height, Overall (in)
54.8 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 59.6
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 108.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.8 71.5
Track Width, Front (in)
60.8 59.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.4 12.0
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 0.79
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
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 11.8 x 0.94
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20 16.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 36.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR18 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR18 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3633 3340
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.86 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 180
Engine
Displacement
3.7L/225 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
330 @ 7000 230 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System
SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
270 @ 5200 200 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 -
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 1.66
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.97 3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.19 2.46
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.85
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.92 4.32
Summary
Vehicle Name
Infiniti G37 Coupe BMW 3 Series
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Pivot
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer bar NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 -

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