Compare 2010 INFINITI M45 vs 2010 Chevrolet Impala

2010 INFINITI M45
2010 Chevrolet Impala
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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 LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 18 29 $23,318 $24,290
4-Door Sedan LT 18 29 $24,532 $25,555
4-Door Sedan LTZ 17 27 $28,732 $29,930
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,136
$23,318
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,150
$24,290
Monthly Payment Estimate
$869 / month
$405 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Chevrolet Impala is ideal if you’re after a large sedan for a reasonable price; just don’t expect too many frills.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4-door Large Car Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 57.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 58.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.2 104.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 58.6
Front Leg Room (in)
44.2 42.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 56.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
28.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 72.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
194.1 200.4
Height, Overall (in)
59.4 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
61 61.5
Wheelbase (in)
114.2 110.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 18.6
Brakes
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 1.2
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 10.9 x 0.4
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20 17.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.0 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 13.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 38.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P225/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P225/55R17
Spare Tire Size
T145/80D17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3958 3555
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.2 w/0.9 Reserve 11.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 125
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
336 @ 4000 216 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA LZE
Displacement
4.5L/274 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
325 @ 6400 211 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas/Ethanol V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36 2.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.0 0.68
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 2.95
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
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.61 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 1.62
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Summary
Body Style
4-door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Infiniti M45 Chevrolet Impala
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Touring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link Tri-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Touring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 6

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