Compare 2010 INFINITI M45 vs 2010 Lincoln MKS

2010 INFINITI M45
2010 Lincoln MKS
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45 4-Door Sedan RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
35 4-Door Sedan RWD 17 25 $42,286 $45,800
35 4-Door Sedan AWD 16 22 $44,267 $47,950
45 4-Door Sedan RWD 16 21 $48,136 $52,150
45 4-Door Sedan AWD 14 20 $50,439 $54,650
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4-Door Sedan 3.7L FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.7L FWD 17 24 $38,053 $41,270
4-Door Sedan 3.7L AWD 16 23 $39,754 $43,160
4-Door Sedan 3.5L AWD w/EcoBoost 17 25 $44,254 $48,160
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,136
$38,053
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,150
$41,270
Monthly Payment Estimate
$869 / month
$688 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Lincoln MKS reaches into Euro-luxury territory with smart performance, subdued good looks, and a roomy interior.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4-door Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 38.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 55.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 58.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.2 105.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.4
Front Leg Room (in)
44.2 41.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 75.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 64.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
194.1 204.1
Height, Overall (in)
59.4 61.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
61 65.1
Wheelbase (in)
114.2 112.9
Liftover Height (in)
28.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 18.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.1 12.25 x - TBD -
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)
12.1 x 0.6 12.75 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20 20.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.0 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Hydraulic Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.98
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P235/55TR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TC7
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P235/55TR18
Spare Tire Size
T145/80D17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA TC7
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3958 4127
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.2 w/0.9 Reserve 11.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 190
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
336 @ 4000 270 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA 99R
Displacement
4.5L/274 3.7L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
325 @ 6400 274 @ 6250
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 4.48
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.84
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA w/Select-Shift
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.61 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.87
Trans Order Code
NA 44J
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.16
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.0 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Infiniti M45 Lincoln MKS
Body Style
4-door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 9.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 4 (2009)

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