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Selected Style 45 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
45 4-Door Sedan 17 23 $38,272 $42,300
4-Door Sedan Linear 2.3t
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.3t Linear 22 31 $32,289 $34,335
4-Door Sedan 3.0t Arc 18 26 $36,518 $39,040
4-Door Sedan Aero 22 30 $36,518 $39,040
4-Door Wagon 2.3t Linear Sport 22 30 $32,956 $35,045
4-Door Wagon 3.0t Arc Sport 18 26 $37,173 $39,745
4-Door Wagon Aero Sport 21 30 $37,173 $39,745
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,272
$32,289
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,300
$34,335
Monthly Payment Estimate
$705 / month
$572 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 32.5 36.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.0 114.9
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 106.4
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7 70.5
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 197.2 190
Height, Overall (in) 57.6 57.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.4 15.9
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
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 11.34 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) 11.5 x 0.6 11.26 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 18.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.4 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40 37.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/45WR18 215/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/45WR18 P215/55VR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front 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) 3851 3470
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.9 NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 333 @ 4000 207 @ 1800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.5L/275 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 340 @ 6400 185 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPFI Turbo Charged MFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.38
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47 1.18
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.37 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26 1.76
Trans Order Code NA MAN
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.13 4.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name Infiniti M45 Saab 9-5
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
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 Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
 
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