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 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
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 40.0
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 62.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 15.9
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.1 11.9 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20 18.5
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.0 - TBD -
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
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3990 3770
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.2 w/0.9 Reserve 11.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
325 @ 6400 264 @ 6000
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
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
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Sportmatic shifter
Summary
Body Style
4-door Sedan 4dr Sedan
Vehicle Name
Infiniti M45 Kia Amanti
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Double Wishbone
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 5

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