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Selected Style Luxury Performance Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Luxury Performance Sedan 18 23 $42,985 $47,900
Luxury Performance Sedan Touring 18 23 $44,780 $49,900
4-Door Sedan Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 19 25 $35,980 $41,200
4-Door Sedan Premium 19 25 $38,425 $44,000
4-Door Sedan w/Nav Sys Premium 19 25 $40,172 $46,000
4-Door Sedan w/Navigation System Base 19 25 $37,727 $43,200
4-Door Sedan Special Edition 19 25 $37,103 $42,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,985
$35,980
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,900
$41,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$798 / month
$687 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 55.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 35.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.4 96.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.8
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 56.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 56.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.5 42.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 111.4 114.6
Liftover Height (in) 28.4 -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 4.9
Length, Overall (in) 199.6 195.1
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 56.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.6 14.0
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.1 11.0 x 0.91
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 0.6 11.0 x 0.35
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.4 18.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr-Assisted
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.35
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) -TBD- NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.5 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60VR16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60VR16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size T135/90D16 135/80R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 110 -TBD-
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - -TBD-
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1,000 -TBD-
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - -TBD-
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3,895 3660
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16" x 7" 16" x 6.5"
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16" x 7" 16" x 6.5"
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16" x 4" Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 8.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 -TBD-
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 278 @ 4000 224 @ 2800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.13L/252 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 266 @ 5600 210 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI PGM-FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.569 2.458
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 0.948
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.275 1.880
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.479 1.454
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.692 3.133
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.694 0.652
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Vehicle Name Infiniti Q45 Acura RL
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Strut-Type Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.95 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 1.13
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
 
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