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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Luxury
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Body Style

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 2.4L
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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
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
Second Hip Room (in) 53.0 56.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 53.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 41.7
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 193.7 178.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.9 15.3
Brakes
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 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel, 4-Channel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 16.2
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 17.7
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/55HR16 P205/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3,342 3310
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16" x 6.5" 16 x 7
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 -
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
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 217 @ 4000 177 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/183 2.4L/158
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 227 @ 6400 168 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 18
Transmission
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic 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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Infiniti I30 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 - TBD -
 
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