Compare 2012 Nissan 370Z vs 2012 INFINITI G37 Convertible

2012 Nissan 370Z
2012 INFINITI G37 Convertible
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2-Door Coupe Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 18 26 $30,241 $32,280
2-Door Coupe Automatic 19 26 $31,457 $33,580
2-Door Coupe Manual Touring 18 26 $34,250 $36,980
2-Door Coupe Automatic Touring 19 26 $35,452 $38,280
2-Door Roadster Automatic 18 25 $37,506 $40,500
2-Door Coupe Manual NISMO 18 26 $38,916 $41,660
2-Door Roadster Manual Touring 18 25 $40,002 $43,200
2-Door Roadster Automatic Touring 18 25 $41,205 $44,500
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2-Door Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Base 17 25 $43,194 $46,650
2-Door Sport 6MT 16 24 $47,489 $51,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,241
$43,194
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,280
$46,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$538 / month
$778 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Performance per dollar, the 2012 Nissan 370Z is a bargain, and it's quick enough in absolute terms to reach toward the domain of much more expensive sports cars. The Infiniti G37 Convertible doesn't suffer the usual styling compromises, but it's a little less exciting to drive than its Coupe cousin.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 43.9
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.6 53.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.2 39.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 53.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
51.6 78.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 45.8
Second Leg Room (in)
- 27.2
Second Hip Room (in)
- 41.7
Second Head Room (in)
- 34.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
35.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.6 72.9
Track Width, Front (in)
61.0 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.84 5.2
Length, Overall (in)
167.2 183.3
Height, Overall (in)
51.8 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.8 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
100.4 112.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
6.9 10.3/1.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 0.6 13.0 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)
12.6 x 1.1 13.0 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 20.0
Steering
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
34.7 38.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.5 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.8 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T145/80D17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
245/45WR18 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
225/50WR18 P225/50VR18
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3245 4083
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.0 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.1 9.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
332 @ 7000 325 @ 7000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
270 @ 5200 267 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
VQ37VHR NA
Displacement
3.7L/- TBD - 3.7L/226
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 25
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.97
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 3.19
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.69 3.36
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.86
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.79 4.92
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 2.04
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.77
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe Convertible
Vehicle Name
Nissan 370Z Infiniti G37 Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.7 9.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 4

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