Compare 2009 INFINITI G37 Sedan vs 2008 Acura TL

2009 INFINITI G37 Sedan
2008 Acura TL
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4-Door RWD Base
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
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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
$30,727
$31,007
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,250
$33,725
Monthly Payment Estimate
$554 / month
$562 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.2
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
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
26 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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
28.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.8 72.2
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
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)
12.6 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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.0 17.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
18.8 - 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)
3.1 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)
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)
3581 3623
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.0 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 130
Engine
Displacement
3.7L/225 3.2L/196
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 26
Transmission
Trans Type
7 5
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.49
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Infiniti G37 Sedan Acura TL
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.72
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
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
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 -

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