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Selected Style 4-Door Base RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door RWD Base 17 26 $30,727 $33,250
4-Door RWD Journey 17 26 $31,142 $33,700
4-Door RWD Sport 18 25 $31,648 $34,250
4-Door AWD x 17 25 $33,029 $35,750
4-Door Sedan Automatic
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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 Manual Type-S 18 27 $35,134 $38,225
4-Door Sedan Manual Type-S HPT 18 27 $35,317 $38,425
4-Door Sedan Automatic Type-S 17 26 $35,134 $38,225
4-Door Sedan Automatic Type-S HPT 17 26 $35,317 $38,425
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,727
$31,007
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,250
$33,725
Monthly Payment Estimate
$554 / month
$562 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2009 Infiniti G37 is a true sport sedan; it may be a little harsh for poseurs, but true driving enthusiasts will love it. The 2008 Acura TL is a "nice" car that's well equipped in every category except personality.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.7 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.6 58.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 55.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99 97.9
Second Leg Room (in) 34.7 34.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.5 38.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 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
Liftover Height (in) 28.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.8 72.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.5 12.5
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) 12.6 x 1.1 11.1 x .35
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) 12.6 x 1.1 11.8 x 1.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 17.1
Steering
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) 3.1 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 18.8 - TBD -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size P225/55VR17 P235/45WR17
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3581 3623
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7.5 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.0 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 328 @ 7000 258 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 269 @5200 233 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.7L/225 3.2L/196
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 26
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.97 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.19 1.61
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.36 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.92 2.70
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 1.07
Trans Type 7 5
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.49
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Infiniti G37 Sedan Acura TL
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.07
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.72
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 -
 
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