Compare 2009 INFINITI M45 vs 2009 Kia Amanti

2009 INFINITI M45
2009 Kia Amanti
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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
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 24 $23,760 $26,045
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,136
$23,760
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,150
$26,045
Monthly Payment Estimate
$869 / month
$434 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Kia Amanti is a solid choice with a growing reputation for quality.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4-door Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 58.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.5
Front Leg Room (in)
44.2 44.5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 55.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.2 106.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.5
Length, Overall (in)
194.1 196.9
Height, Overall (in)
59.4 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
61 62.6
Wheelbase (in)
114.2 110.2
Liftover Height (in)
28.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 72.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 15.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.1 11.9 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 11.2 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 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.0 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 38.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.2
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size
T145/80D17 NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P225/60R16
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 3770
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.2 w/0.9 Reserve 11.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
325 @ 6400 264 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
336 @ 4000 260 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.5L/274 3.8L/231
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 24
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Sportmatic shifter
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.61 3.86
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.09
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.0 1.05
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.84
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.44
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Body Style
4-door Sedan 4dr Sedan
Vehicle Name
Infiniti M45 Kia Amanti
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone Independent
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 5

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