Compare 2010 INFINITI M45 vs 2010 Buick Lucerne

2010 INFINITI M45
2010 Buick Lucerne
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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 CX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CX 17 26 $28,060 $29,230
4-Door Sedan CX-2 17 26 $29,692 $30,930
4-Door Sedan CXL 17 26 $31,420 $32,730
4-Door Sedan CXL Special Edition 17 26 $31,900 $33,230
4-Door Sedan CXL-3 17 26 $33,436 $34,830
4-Door Sedan CXL Premium 17 26 $34,200 $35,625
4-Door Sedan CXL-4 17 26 $34,300 $35,730
4-Door Sedan CXL-5 17 26 $34,780 $36,230
4-Door Sedan Super 1SP 15 22 $37,660 $39,230
4-Door Sedan Super 1XS 15 22 $40,814 $42,515
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,136
$28,060
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,150
$29,230
Monthly Payment Estimate
$869 / month
$487 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
Comfortable and roomy with classic styling, the 2010 Buick Lucerne is still a valid choice as a premium sedan.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4-door Large Car Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.0
Front Leg Room (in)
44.2 42.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 56.1
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 41.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 57.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 58.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.2 108
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
59.4 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
61 62.5
Wheelbase (in)
114.2 115.6
Liftover Height (in)
28.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 73.8
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
194.1 203.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 17.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 x 0.6 11.5 x 0.47
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 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20 18
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.0 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 42.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T145/80D17 NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA QCH
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P235/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QCH
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P235/55R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3958 3735
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.2 w/0.9 Reserve 11.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 800
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
325 @ 6400 227 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6 FlexFuel
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
336 @ 4000 237 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
NA LGD
Displacement
4.5L/274 3.9L/237
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 26
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.61 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 1.56
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.0 0.71
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 2.92
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4-door Sedan 4 Dr Sedan CX
Vehicle Name
Infiniti M45 Buick Lucerne
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 9.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 4

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