Compare 2009 Lexus SC 430 vs 2009 INFINITI G37 Convertible

2009 Lexus SC 430
2009 INFINITI G37 Convertible
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 16 23 $59,456 $66,805
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2-Door Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Base 17 25 $40,490 $43,850
2-Door Sport 16 24 $40,537 $43,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$59,456
$40,490
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$66,805
$43,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1113 / month
$731 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Infiniti G37 Coupe does a neat convertible trick: it keeps all the charm of the Coupe while opening up more to the world outside.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
49.5 41.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 53.7
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Head Room (in)
33.9 34.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
46.6 45.8
Front Leg Room (in)
43.6 43.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.7 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
75.0 78.4
Second Leg Room (in)
27.1 27.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 39.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.0 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 5.2
Length, Overall (in)
178.5 183.3
Height, Overall (in)
53.1 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 112.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.0 72.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
8.8 10.33
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x - TBD - 13.0 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 - TBD - 13.0 x 0.6
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)
19.8 20
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.4 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 36.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.3 3.09
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P225/50VR18
Spare Tire Size
T145/70R17 NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P245/45VR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3840 4095
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
288 @ 5600 325 @ 7000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
317 @ 3400 267 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.3L/262 3.7L/225
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 25
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.95 3.97
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 3.19
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.77 3.36
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 0.86
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.30 4.92
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.35 2.04
Trans Type
6 7
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.77
Summary
Body Style
2-Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name
Lexus SC 430 Infiniti G37 Convertible
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer bar
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5

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