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Selected Style 35 4-Door Sedan RWD
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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
4-Door Sedan 528i RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 528i 18 28 $42,275 $45,950
4-Door Sedan AWD 528i xDrive 17 25 $44,390 $48,250
4-Door Sedan RWD 535i 17 26 $47,150 $51,250
4-Door Sedan AWD 535i xDrive 16 25 $49,265 $53,550
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 15 22 $55,750 $60,600
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 535i xDrive 16 23 $51,475 $55,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,286
$42,275
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,800
$45,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$763 / month
$766 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 Infiniti M sedans reward drivers with Germanic handling and acceleration, though it's hard to pick them out from a crowd. Whether as a sedan or wagon, the 2010 BMW 5-Series is a distinctly sportier, tech-savvy alternative to luxury rivals-without giving up any comfort.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4-door Large Car Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 57.2
Front Leg Room (in) 44.2 41.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.3 36.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.1
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 57.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.2 99.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 194.1 191.1
Height, Overall (in) 59.4 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 114.2 113.7
Liftover Height (in) 28.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.1 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.5 61.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.9 14.0
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.1 x 0.6 12.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
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 12.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Servotronic Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.0 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/45VR18 P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size T145/80D17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45VR18 P225/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3864 3505
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 180
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 303 @ 6800 230 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System - TBD - EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 262 @ 4800 200 @ 2750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 1.66
Trans Type 7 6
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.97 3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.19 2.46
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.35 3.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.92 4.32
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 -
Summary
Vehicle Name Infiniti M35 BMW 5 Series
Body Style 4-door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link 4-Link Integral
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone Double-Pivot
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar Strut-Type
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.8 8.5
 
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