Compare 2010 INFINITI M45 vs 2010 Lincoln MKS

2010 INFINITI M45
2010 Lincoln MKS
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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 3.7L FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.7L FWD 17 24 $38,053 $41,270
4-Door Sedan 3.7L AWD 16 23 $39,754 $43,160
4-Door Sedan 3.5L AWD w/EcoBoost 17 25 $44,254 $48,160
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,136
$38,053
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,150
$41,270
Monthly Payment Estimate
$869 / month
$688 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Lincoln MKS reaches into Euro-luxury territory with smart performance, subdued good looks, and a roomy interior.
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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 55.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 58.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.2 105.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.4
Front Leg Room (in)
44.2 41.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 55.3
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 38.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 64.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
194.1 204.1
Height, Overall (in)
59.4 61.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
61 65.1
Wheelbase (in)
114.2 112.9
Liftover Height (in)
28.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 75.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 18.7
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 12.75 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 12.25 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20 20.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Hydraulic Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.0 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TC7
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P235/55TR18
Spare Tire Size
T145/80D17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA TC7
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P235/55TR18
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3958 4127
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.2 w/0.9 Reserve 11.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 190
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
336 @ 4000 270 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA 99R
Displacement
4.5L/274 3.7L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
325 @ 6400 274 @ 6250
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 19
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.84
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA w/Select-Shift
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.61 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.87
Trans Order Code
NA 44J
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.16
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.0 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 4.48
Summary
Vehicle Name
Infiniti M45 Lincoln MKS
Body Style
4-door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
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 MacPherson
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 4 (2009)
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 9.8

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