Compare 2008 Mercedes-Benz M Class vs 2009 INFINITI FX

2008 Mercedes-Benz M Class
2009 INFINITI FX
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4MATIC 4-Door 3.5L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 3.5L 15 20 $40,920 $44,000
4MATIC 4-Door 3.0L CDI 18 24 $41,850 $45,000
4MATIC 4-Door 5.5L 13 18 $49,058 $52,750
4MATIC 4-Door 6.3L AMG 11 14 $80,910 $87,000
2009 INFINITI FX
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,920
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,000
N/A
Monthly Payment Estimate
$733 / month
$0 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Mercedes-Benz M-Class is an appealing SUV with good road manners and a lofty price tag. The 2009 Infiniti FX offers a truly distinctive shape and sportscarlike acceleration. If you need to haul plywood or lots of kids, though, look elsewhere.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
20 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle -
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
107 -
Second Leg Room (in)
40.0 -
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 -
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - -
Passenger Capacity
5 -
Second Head Room (in)
39.8 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 -
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.2 -
Track Width, Front (in)
64.0 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
188.5 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
71.5 -
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.1 -
Wheelbase (in)
114.7 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.4 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
72.4 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - -
Brake Type
Power -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
25.1 -
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.7 -
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/50R19 -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA -
Front Tire Size
P255/50R19 -
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - -
Front Tire Order Code
NA -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
720 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7200 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4705 -
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - -
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.0 -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.0 -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
268 @ 6000 -
Engine Type
Gas V6 -
Fuel System
SMPI -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2400 - 5000 -
Engine Order Code
NA -
Displacement
3.5L/213 -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 -
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD - -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA -
Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Order Code
NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Type
7 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz M-Class -
Body Style
4 Door -
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Arm Multi-link -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs -

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