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 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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
187.0 189.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.5 12.5
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.0 17.1
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 15.4
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P235/45WR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3581 3623
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 x 8
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 -
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
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
328 @ 7000 258 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Infiniti G37 Sedan Acura TL
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.07
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 -

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