Compare 1998 INFINITI Q45 vs 1998 Mercedes-Benz E Class

1998 INFINITI Q45
1998 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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Luxury Performance Sedan
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
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4-Door Sedan 3.0L Diesel
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Diesel 26 34 $36,370 $41,800
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 21 29 $39,580 $45,500
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 27 $40,450 $46,500
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AWD 20 26 $41,980 $48,250
4-Door Wagon 3.2L AWD 20 26 $42,850 $49,250
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 18 25 $44,020 $50,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,985
$36,370
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,900
$41,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$798 / month
$697 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
55.7 54.9
Second Leg Room (in)
35.8 36.1
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.4 95
Second Hip Room (in)
55.7 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 56.3
Second Head Room (in)
36.8 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 57.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
111.4 111.5
Liftover Height (in)
28.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 70.8
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
199.6 189.4
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 56.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.6 15.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 x 0.6 11.4 x 0.4
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
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 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.4 21.1
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
-TBD- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.5 15.24
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 37.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60VR16 215/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60VR16 215/55R16
Spare Tire Size
T135/90D16 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
110 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1,000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3,895 3640
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16" x 7" 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16" x 7" 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16" x 4" - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
278 @ 4000 244 @ 1600-3000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.13L/252 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
266 @ 5600 174 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Diesel I6
Fuel System
SEFI Turbocharged EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.569 3.93
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.49
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.275 3.10 (1.82 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.479 2.41
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.692 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.694 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Infiniti Q45 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut-Type Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.95 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
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