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
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.2 106
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61 65.0
Wheelbase (in)
114.2 120.9
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 14
Brakes
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
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 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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20 21.7
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 NA
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
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
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
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
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
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
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
336 @ 4000 450 @ 1800-4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 17
Transmission
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
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
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Infiniti M45 BMW 7 Series
Body Style
4-door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone Multi-Link
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
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 3

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