Compare 2003 INFINITI M45 vs 2003 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2003 INFINITI M45
2003 Mercedes-Benz E 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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4-Door Sedan 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 27 $43,664 $46,950
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 27 $45,803 $49,250
4-Door Wagon AWD 3.2L 19 26 $48,453 $52,100
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 23 $51,011 $54,850
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 14 21 $70,680 $76,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,272
$43,664
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,300
$46,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$705 / month
$783 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
32.5 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.0 97.3
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 56.4
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
54.6 54.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
197.2 190.3
Height, Overall (in)
57.6 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 112.4
Liftover Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.7 71.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.4 15.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 x 1.1 11.8 x 1.1
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 11.4 x 0.4
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.4 15.24
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45WR18 225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/45WR18 225/55HR16
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 3635
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
340 @ 6400 221 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
333 @ 4000 232 @ 3000-4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.5L/275 3.2L/195
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 27
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 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 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.47 - TBD -
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Infiniti M45 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut 4-Link

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