Compare 2009 INFINITI M35 vs 2009 Cadillac STS

2009 INFINITI M35
2009 Cadillac STS
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35 4-Door Sedan RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
35 4-Door Sedan RWD 17 25 $42,286 $45,800
35 4-Door Sedan AWD 16 22 $44,267 $47,950
45 4-Door Sedan RWD 16 21 $48,136 $52,150
45 4-Door Sedan AWD 14 20 $50,439 $54,650
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4-Door Sedan V6 RWD w/1SC
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 AWD w/1SA 17 26 $44,034 $46,845
4-Door Sedan V6 AWD w/1SB 17 26 $44,034 $46,845
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD w/1SA 17 26 $44,034 $46,845
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD w/1SB 17 26 $44,034 $46,845
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD w/1SC 17 26 $44,034 $46,845
4-Door Sedan V8 AWD w/1SG 15 22 $52,964 $56,345
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD w/1SE 15 24 $52,964 $56,345
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD w/1SG 15 24 $52,964 $56,345
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,286
$44,034
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,800
$46,845
Monthly Payment Estimate
$763 / month
$781 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Infiniti M Series represents a compromise between sport and luxury—but a pleasant one that many shoppers should contemplate. The 2009 Cadillac STS isn’t a standout for looks, but you’ll appreciate the way it drives.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4-door Large Car Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.4
Front Leg Room (in)
44.2 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 54.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.2 102.9
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 38.7
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 55.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 58.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
194.1 196.7
Height, Overall (in)
59.4 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.0 62.3
Wheelbase (in)
114.2 116.4
Liftover Height (in)
28.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 72.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 13.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 x 0.6 11.7 x 1.0
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 11.9 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 38.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.0 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 18.2
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P235/50WR18
Spare Tire Size
T145/80D17 NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA Q12
Spare Tire Order Code
NA SGC
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P255/45WR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA Q12
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3941 3973
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 10.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
- TBD - DI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
262 @ 4800 272 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
NA LLT
Displacement
3.5L/213 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
303 @ 6800 302 @ 6300
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.35 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.15
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.92 4.03
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 1.53
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.85
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.97 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.19 2.36
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Summary
Body Style
4-door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Infiniti M35 Cadillac STS
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.3
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5

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