Compare 2010 INFINITI M45 vs 2010 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2010 INFINITI M45
2010 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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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 RWD S 400 Hybrid
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD S 400 Hybrid 19 25 $81,794 $87,950
4-Door Sedan RWD S 550 15 23 $85,188 $91,600
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC S 550 14 21 $87,978 $94,600
4-Door Sedan RWD S 63 AMG 11 18 $124,202 $133,550
4-Door Sedan RWD S 600 11 17 $139,221 $149,700
4-Door Sedan RWD S 65 AMG 11 17 $187,070 $201,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,136
$81,794
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,150
$87,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$869 / month
$1466 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
9.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Mercedes-Benz S-Class goes from exclusive to earth-friendly to exotically fast-in just a couple hundred thousand dollars.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4-door Large Car Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 60.8
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 42.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 37.8
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 60.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 59.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.2 105.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 58.7
Front Leg Room (in)
44.2 41.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
114.2 124.6
Liftover Height (in)
28.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 73.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
194.1 206.5
Height, Overall (in)
59.4 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
61 63.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 19.8
Brakes
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 13.2 x 1.3
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 11.8 x 0.5
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20 23.8
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.0 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 40.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P255/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P255/45R18
Spare Tire Size
T145/80D17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3958 4474
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.2 w/0.9 Reserve - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas/Electric V6
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
336 @ 4000 284 combined
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.5L/274 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
325 @ 6400 295 combined
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36 2.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.0 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 4.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.92
Trans Type
5 7
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.61 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Body Style
4-door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Infiniti M45 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone Four-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 8.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 5

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