Compare 2009 INFINITI M45 vs 2009 BMW 7-Series

2009 INFINITI M45
2009 BMW 7-Series
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45 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 750i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 750i 15 22 $73,875 $80,300
4-Door Sedan 750Li 14 21 $77,465 $84,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,136
$73,875
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,150
$80,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$869 / month
$1338 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
A less radical shape does wonders for the 2009 BMW 7-Series' appeal, though the dense layers of electronics require some patience and practice.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4-door Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 38.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 40.6
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 59.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.4
Front Leg Room (in)
44.2 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.2 106
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
28.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 74.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
194.1 199.8
Height, Overall (in)
59.4 58.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61 65.0
Wheelbase (in)
114.2 120.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 14
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.1 14.7 x - 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)
12.1 x 0.6 14.5 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20 21.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.0 NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 19.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 40.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 NA
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P245/50R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P245/50R18
Spare Tire Size
T145/80D17 NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare 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)
3990 4564
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.2 w/0.9 Reserve - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 210
Engine
Displacement
4.5L/274 4.4L/268
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
325 @ 6400 400 @ 5500-6400
Engine Type
Gas V8 Twin-Turbocharged Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI DI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
336 @ 4000 450 @ 1800-4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 22
Transmission
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.61 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.34
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.0 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 4.17
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.52
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4-door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Infiniti M45 BMW 7 Series
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Double-Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Integral-V
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 3

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