Compare 2010 BMW 5-Series vs 2011 INFINITI M

2010 BMW 5-Series
2011 INFINITI M
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4-Door Sedan 528i RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5 Series 4-Door Sedan 528i RWD 18 28 $42,275 $45,950
5 Series 4-Door Sedan 528i xDrive AWD 17 25 $44,390 $48,250
5 Series 4-Door Sedan 535i RWD 17 26 $47,150 $51,250
5 Series 4-Door Sedan 535i xDrive AWD 16 25 $49,265 $53,550
5 Series 4-Door Sedan 550i RWD 15 22 $55,750 $60,600
5 Series 4-Door Sports Wgn 535i xDrive AWD 16 23 $51,475 $55,950
5 Series Gran Turismo 5-Door 550i xDrive Gran Turismo AWD 15 22 $60,905 $66,200
M5 4-Door Sedan 11 17 $78,845 $85,700
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4-Door Sedan AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
M37 4-Door Sedan AWD 17 24 $45,418 $49,200
M37 4-Door Sedan RWD 18 26 $43,438 $47,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,275
$45,418
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,950
$49,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$766 / month
$820 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
9.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
Whether as a sedan or wagon, the 2010 BMW 5-Series is a distinctly sportier, tech-savvy alternative to luxury rivals-without giving up any comfort. The 2011 Infiniti M pairs beauty with a beastly V-8 engine—and at last, Infiniti makes its marque in a class full of winners.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size 4-door Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 58.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.1 103.6
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 37.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 56.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 44.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.3
Second Leg Room (in)
36.0 36.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 39.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.3 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 194.7
Height, Overall (in)
57.8 59.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
113.7 114.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 72.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.0 14.9
Brakes
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)
12.6 x - TBD - 12.1 x 0.6
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 20
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.7 16.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 37.4
Steering Type
Servotronic Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.94
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 39.5
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 P245/50VR18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - T165/80R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 P245/50VR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3505 4063
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 17 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
200 @ 2750 270 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
NA VQ37VHR
Displacement
3.0L/183 3.7L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
230 @ 6500 330 @ 7000
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 20
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.98
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.94 3.86
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.46 3.10
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.36
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.87
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.32 4.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.78
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Infiniti M37
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4-door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Integral Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Pivot Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut-Type w/Stabilizer Bar
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 4
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 9.3
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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