Compare 2010 INFINITI M45 vs 2010 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2010 INFINITI M45
2010 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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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 RWD S 400 Hybrid
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD S 400 Hybrid 19 25 $81,794 $87,950
4-Door Sedan RWD S 550 15 23 $85,188 $91,600
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC S 550 14 21 $87,978 $94,600
4-Door Sedan RWD S 63 AMG 11 18 $124,202 $133,550
4-Door Sedan RWD S 600 11 17 $139,221 $149,700
4-Door Sedan RWD S 65 AMG 11 17 $187,070 $201,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,136
$81,794
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,150
$87,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$869 / month
$1466 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
9.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Mercedes-Benz S-Class goes from exclusive to earth-friendly to exotically fast-in just a couple hundred thousand dollars.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4-door Large Car Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 59.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.2 105.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 58.7
Front Leg Room (in)
44.2 41.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 60.8
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 42.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 37.8
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 60.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
194.1 206.5
Height, Overall (in)
59.4 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
61 63.2
Wheelbase (in)
114.2 124.6
Liftover Height (in)
28.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 73.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 63.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 19.8
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 11.8 x 0.5
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 13.2 x 1.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20 23.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 40.0
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 -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P255/45R18
Spare Tire Size
T145/80D17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P255/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3958 4474
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.2 w/0.9 Reserve - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
4.5L/274 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
325 @ 6400 295 combined
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas/Electric V6
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
336 @ 4000 284 combined
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.92
Trans Type
5 7
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.61 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36 2.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.0 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 4.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name
Infiniti M45 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
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 Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone Four-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/stabilizer bar
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 8.9

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