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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan C300 Sport RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD C300 Sport 18 26 $31,611 $33,990
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C300 Sport 18 25 $34,866 $37,490
4-Door Sedan RWD C300 Luxury 18 26 $33,387 $35,900
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C300 Luxury 18 25 $35,247 $37,900
4-Door Sedan RWD C350 Sport 17 25 $37,191 $39,990
4-Door Sedan RWD C63 AMG 12 19 $54,126 $58,200
4-Door Journey RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door RWD Journey 19 27 $33,075 $35,800
4-Door AWD x 18 25 $34,549 $37,400
4-Door RWD Sport 6MT 17 25 $37,129 $40,200
4-Door RWD Sport Appearance Edition 19 27 $36,898 $39,950
4-Door AWD x Sport Appearance Edition 18 25 $38,372 $41,550
4-Door RWD Limited Edition 19 27 $40,767 $44,150
4-Door AWD x Limited Edition 18 25 $41,319 $44,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,611
$33,075
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,990
$35,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$567 / month
$597 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedans aren't that spacious for back-seat riders, but they offer top-notch luxury along with a sporty flavor that takes aim at BMW. The 2011 Infiniti G Sedans remain one of the top choices driving enthusiasts willing to sacrifice a little comfort for responsiveness and poise.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.0 55.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 43.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.3 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4 34.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 40.5
Second Hip Room (in) 54.9 53.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 55.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.2 99.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 182.3 187.9
Height, Overall (in) 56.3 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 108.7 112.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 28.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7 69.8
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 59.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 13.5
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.86 12.1 x 0.6
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) 11.6 x 1.26 12.6 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4 20.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5 36.1
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/45R17 P225/55VR17
Spare Tire Size Compact T145/80D17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/40R17 P225/55VR17
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) 3527 3618
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 150
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.7L/225
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 228 @ 6000 328 @ 7000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 221 @ 2700 - 5000 269 @ 5200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19 (Est)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 27 (Est)
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.75 2.04
Trans Type 6 7
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.63 3.97
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.78 3.19
Trans Order Code 411 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07 3.36
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.25 1.41
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.86
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.10 4.92
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz C-Class Infiniti G37 Sedan
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-link w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) 3-Link w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - TBD - 8.5 (2010)
Crash Test Ratings
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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