Compare 2003 INFINITI M45 vs 2003 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2003 INFINITI M45
2003 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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45 4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
45 4-Door Sedan 17 23 $38,272 $42,300
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2-Door Coupe 1.8L 1.8L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 1.8L 1.8L 21 31 $23,204 $24,950
2-Door Sport Coupe 3.2L 17 25 $25,389 $27,300
4-Door Sedan Sport 1.8L Automatic 1.8L 23 32 $26,031 $27,990
4-Door Sedan Sport 1.8L Manual 1.8L 21 31 $26,031 $27,990
4-Door Sedan 2.6L 17 26 $27,807 $29,900
4-Door Wagon 2.6L 17 26 $29,202 $31,400
4-Door Sedan AWD 2.6L 19 25 $30,713 $33,025
4-Door Wagon AWD 2.6L 19 25 $32,108 $34,525
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 17 25 $32,736 $35,200
4-Door Sport Sedan 3.2L 17 25 $32,736 $35,200
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 17 25 $34,131 $36,700
4-Door Sedan AWD 3.2L 19 25 $35,642 $38,325
4-Door Sport Sedan AWD 3.2L 19 25 $35,642 $38,325
4-Door Wagon AWD 3.2L 19 25 $37,037 $39,825
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AMG 17 21 $46,872 $50,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,272
$23,204
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,300
$24,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$705 / month
$416 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.6 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
32.5 33.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.0 85
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 51.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 52.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 36.3
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 51.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 42.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.7 68.0
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
197.2 171.0
Height, Overall (in)
57.6 54.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 57.6
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 106.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.4 9.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 x 1.1 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 x 0.6 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 16.40
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40 35.3
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/45WR18 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45WR18 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3851 3250
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
4.5L/275 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
340 @ 6400 189 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
333 @ 4000 192 @ 3500-4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.47 - TBD -
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.37 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.13 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Infiniti M45 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut Independent 3-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/coil springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent 5-arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs

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