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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Luxury
Switch Style

Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Luxury 20 26 $26,360 $29,100
4-Door Sedan Linear
Switch Style

Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible SE 22 32 $37,395 $39,995
4-Door Sedan Linear 23 31 $24,524 $25,995
4-Door Sedan Arc 22 30 $28,387 $30,090
4-Door Sedan Vector 22 30 $30,677 $32,590
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,360
$24,524
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,100
$25,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$485 / month
$433 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.3 54.5
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 35.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.5 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.5 90.0
Second Hip Room (in) 53.0 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 42.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 108.3 105.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.2 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 193.7 182.2
Height, Overall (in) 57.0 56.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.9 15
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.65 x 0.94 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x 0.35 11.4 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 16.4
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 2.97
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P215/55HR17 P215/55R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size P215/55HR17 P215/55R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3306 3175
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 246 @ 4400 195 @ 2500-4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/213 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 255 @ 5800 175 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMFI Turbocharged MFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.79 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA MAN
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.79 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name Infiniti I35 Saab 9-3
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Strut-Type MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link 4-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
 
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