Compare 2014 INFINITI Q70 vs 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class

2014 INFINITI Q70
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class
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4-Door Sedan V6 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Q70 4-Door Sedan V6 AWD 17 24 $48,128 $51,750
Q70 4-Door Sedan V6 RWD 18 26 $46,128 $49,600
Q70 4-Door Sedan V8 AWD 16 23 $60,078 $64,600
Q70 4-Door Sedan V8 RWD 16 24 $57,753 $62,100
Q70h 4-Door Sedan RWD Hybrid 29 34 $51,754 $55,650
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4-Door Sedan CLS 550 4MATIC
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CLS-Class 4-Door Sedan CLS 550 4MATIC 18 25 $69,378 $74,600
CLS-Class 4-Door Sedan CLS 550 RWD 18 27 $67,053 $72,100
CLS-Class 4-Door Sedan CLS 63 AMG 4MATIC 16 22 $92,535 $99,500
CLS-Class 4-Door Sedan CLS 63 AMG S-Model 4MATIC 16 22 $99,045 $106,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,128
$69,378
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$51,750
$74,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$863 / month
$1243 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Infiniti Q70 sedan range is fast, fun-to-drive, better to look at, and comfortable--a world-class combination. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS retains its fashion-forward look, while adding efficiency and, in AMG form, even more impressive performance.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.6 104.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
44 42.1
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 58
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 35
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 36.9
Second Hip Room (in)
53.5 57.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 36.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
59.6 55.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 64.1
Wheelbase (in)
114.2 113.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.6 74.1
Track Width, Front (in)
62 62.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 -
Length, Overall (in)
194.7 194.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 15.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 12.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 14.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20 21.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 37
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/50VR18 P285/35ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50VR18 P255/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4063 4365
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
720 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 180
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
270 @ 5200 443 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.7 L/226 4.6 L/285
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
330 @ 7000 402 @ 5000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.78 4.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.73
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36 2.47
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.98 1.92
Trans Type
7 7
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.86 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.10 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.82
Summary
Vehicle Name
INFINITI Q70 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
Body Style
Sedan 4MATIC
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.0 9.1 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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