Find a Car

2012 Infiniti G37 Coupe vs. Its Competition

2012 Infiniti G37 Coupe
/ 10
TCC Rating
How does the
TCC Rating work?
The TCC Rating is a clear numeric rating value based on a 10-point scale that reflects the overall opinion of our automotive experts on any vehicle and rolls up ratings we give each vehicle across sub-categories you care about like performance, safety, styling and more.

Our rating also has simple color-coded “Stop” (red), “Caution” (orange),
or “Go” (green) messages along with the numerical score so you can easily understand where we stand at a glance.

Our automotive experts then also collect and show you what other websites say about these different aspects of any vehicle. We do this leg work for you to simplify your research process.

Learn more about how we rate and review cars here.

Browse Used Listings
What’s this?
What’s this? X
Our expert editors build comparisons like this one to make it easy for you to understand the small handful of cars you should compare to whatever car you are already looking at. You get general thoughts on each car you should consider plus an easy way to compare basic information for yourself.

The Infiniti G37 Coupe has made one of those rare ascents, taking on BMW on its own turf and mostly meeting those lofty performance targets.

The G37's a strong competitor to BMW's 3-Series coupe, even if the G37's IPL edition isn't in the same league as the multifarious M3.

Both get more heat this year from Mercedes, now that the C-Class comes in two-door form--even as an AMG.

Audi's A5 is pretty, but a little empty-headed when it comes to performance, and Lexus' IS sedans and convertibles are worth a look, though they feel small and tight, and with the smaller V-6, underpowered.

Finally, there's a stalking horse from within: the Nissan 370Z isn't as refined or as luxurious as the G37 Coupe, but it's a brilliant performer, even though its omnipresent engine noise makes us want earplugs as standard equipment.

2012 Infiniti G37 Coupe2012 Infiniti G37 CoupeBrowse Used Listings2012 Audi A5 2-door Coupe Auto quattro 2.0T Premium Plus Angular Front Exterior View2012 Audi A5Browse Used Listings2012 BMW 3-Series2012 BMW 3-SeriesBrowse Used Listings2011 Lexus IS 250 4-door Sport Sedan Auto AWD Angular Front Exterior View2012 Lexus IS 350Browse Used Listings2012 Mercedes-Benz C Class2012 Mercedes-Benz C ClassBrowse Used Listings2012 Nissan 370Z coupe2012 Nissan 370ZBrowse Used Listings
Quick Specs
/ 10
TCC Rating
A sexy, lavishly equipped luxury car, the 2012 Infiniti G37 Coupe has much of the vaunted performance feel of its primary German target.
/ 10
TCC Rating
Both the Audi A5 Coupe and its Cabriolet convertible sibling are striking designs that offer comfortable, easy-to-drive capacity for two people--and four in a pinch
/ 10
TCC Rating
The 2012 BMW 3-Series delivers the class-leading sport-sedan performance and handling enthusiasts have come to expect, yet it makes substantial improvements in fuel-efficiency, active safety, and connectivity.
/ 10
TCC Rating
The 2012 Lexus IS 350 and IS 350 aren't as focused and fun to drive as sport sedans from BMW or Infiniti, though especially in F Sport guise they still look great.
/ 10
TCC Rating
With a new base four-cylinder engine, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class makes even more sense for value-conscious (yet image-conscious) luxury shoppers.
/ 10
TCC Rating
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.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
17 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy
Gas V6Turbocharged Gas I4Turbocharged Gas I4Gas V6Turbocharged Gas I4Gas V6
EPA Class     
SubcompactSubcompact CarsCompact CarsSub-CompactCompactTwo-Seater
Style Name     
2-Door Base RWD2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Premium4-Door Sedan 328i RWD SULEV350 4-Door Sedan RWD4-Door Sedan C250 Sport RWD2-Door Coupe Manual
Rear Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
2 Door CoupeCoupeSedanSedan4 Door Sedan2 Door Coupe
Automatic w/ODManualAutomatic w/Manual ShiftAutomatic w/manual shiftAutomaticManual w/OD
© 2015 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Read Our Cookie Policy.