Compare 2005 INFINITI QX56 vs 2005 Mercedes-Benz M Class

2005 INFINITI QX56
2005 Mercedes-Benz M Class
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4-Door 2WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD 13 19 $44,421 $48,350
4-Door 4WD 13 18 $47,171 $51,350
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4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L 15 18 $35,294 $37,950
4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L 14 17 $43,152 $46,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,421
$35,294
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,350
$37,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$806 / month
$633 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
41.9 38.0
Front Head Room (in)
41.0 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
60.1 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.1 58.2
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Third Leg Room (in)
32.2 -
Second Head Room (in)
40.0 39.7
Third Hip Room (in)
48.8 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.5 57.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 40.3
Third Head Room (in)
35.9 -
Front Hip Room (in)
61.3 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
188.4 105.0
Third Shoulder Room (in)
63.7 -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.5 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
123.2 111.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.8 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
67.5 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
10.03 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
206.9 182.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
77.8 71.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - 34.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
61.2 81.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
NA - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.60 x 1.02 11.9 x - TBD -
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)
12.60 x 0.55 11.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
28.0 23.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 19.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41 39.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.6 3.62
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/70R18 255/60HR17
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R18 255/60HR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
890 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
8900 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5360 4819
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
710 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 115
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
NA SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
390 @ 3600 254 @ 3000-4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.6L/339 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
315 @ 4900 232 @ 5750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 18
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.61 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.19
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.7
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
NA Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA 2.64
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.59
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.41
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
Automatic w/OD NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Infiniti QX56 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 8.0
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 8.0
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone

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