Compare 2001 INFINITI I30 vs 2001 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2001 INFINITI I30
2001 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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4-Door Sedan Luxury
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Luxury 19 26 $27,163 $29,715
4-Door Sedan Touring 19 26 $28,301 $31,790
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4-Door Sedan 2.4L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.4L 18 27 $27,854 $29,950
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 25 $34,364 $36,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,163
$27,854
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,715
$29,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$495 / month
$499 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.0 56.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 53.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 41.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 54.3
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 33.0
Front Head Room (in)
40.5 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.0 88.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
193.7 178.3
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 55.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 57.6
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 106.9
Liftover Height (in)
26.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.2 68.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 15.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4-Wheel, 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 0.4 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x 1.0 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 16.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 35.3
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P205/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3,342 3310
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16" x 6.5" 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16" x 4" - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16" x 6.5" 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
227 @ 6400 168 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
217 @ 4000 177 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/183 2.6L/158
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 27
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.272 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.545 2.61
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.789 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.694 1.25
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.785 4.46
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.72
Trans Type
4 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Infiniti I30 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.87 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent 5-arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut-Type Independent 3-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.41 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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