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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Luxury
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Trim

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
4-Door Sedan 2.6L
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Engine

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
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 33.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.5 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.0 88.5
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.2 68.0
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.9 15.3
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 1.0 - TBD -
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 16.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/55HR16 P205/55HR16
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3,342 3310
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 100
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 90
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/183 2.6L/158
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.72
Trans Type 4 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Infiniti I30 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.41 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
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
 
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