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2010 Infiniti M 2010 Lexus GS 2010 BMW 5-Series
     
Base
  • Base
  • x AWD
  • Base
  • x AWD
4dr Sdn RWD
  • 4dr Sdn RWD
  • 4dr Sdn AWD
  • 4dr Sdn
Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan

Prices

MSRP $45,800 $45,000 $45,950
Invoice $42,286 $40,500 $42,275
Avg. Paid $22,537 $22,856 $21,536

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.4 8.4 8.1
Critics' Rating 9.3 8.6 9.0
Performance 9.2 8.4 9.7
Interior 8.3 8.4 8.3
Operating Cost 7.5 7.5 7.1
Safety 9.6 9.7 8.4
Reliability 3.0 4.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Exciting driving dynamics and performance
  • Strong brakes
  • Comfortable seating
  • Smooth ride
  • Excellent reliability rating
  • Best-in-class acceleration and handling
  • Comfortable interior with supportive driver’s seat
  • Good fuel economy
Cons
  • Low safety scores
  • Comparatively low fuel economy
  • Limited leg- and headroom
  • Low safety scores for the class
  • Complicated iDrive interface
  • Underpowered base engine
  • Low safety and reliability scores for the class

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.5L/213 Gas V6 3.5L/211 Gas I6 3.0L/183
MPG 17 City / 25 Hwy 19 City / 26 Hwy 18 City / 28 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4-door Sedan 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 114.2 112.2 113.7
Length, Overall (in) 194.1 190.0 191.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.1 71.7 72.7
Height, Overall (in) 59.4 56.1 57.8

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard Standard Standard
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Standard Standard
Sunroof Sunshield Standard Standard Standard
Sunroof Wind Deflector Standard
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3864 3795 3505

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Optional
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Optional
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Standard Optional
Keyless Start Standard Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Optional Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard
Rear Floor Mats Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Optional
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Standard Optional
Power Passenger Mirror Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
All Wheel Steering Optional
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 105.2 109.1 99.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 37.8 39.1
Front Leg Room (in) 44.2 43.5 41.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 56.3 57.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 54.4 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.0 38.1
Second Leg Room (in) 37.3 36.4 36.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 55.1 57.2
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 51.4 - TBD -
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 14.9 12.7 14.0

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
Cassette Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
Equalizer Standard
HD Radio Optional
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Optional Optional
Premium Sound System Optional Standard Optional
Entertainment System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Optional Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Standard Optional
Cooled Passenger Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Standard Optional
Heated Passenger Seat Standard
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Optional
Passenger Lumbar Standard Standard Optional
Seat Memory Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Optional
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Optional
Fixed Bench Seat Optional Optional
Split Bench Seat Optional Optional
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Optional

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-On Headlights Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Night Vision Optional
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas I6
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.5L/211 3.0L/183
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 303 @ 6800 303 @ 6200 230 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 262 @ 4800 274 @ 3600 200 @ 2750
Transmission Automatic Automatic w/OD Manual
Turning diameter 36.7 34.1 37.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 19 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 26 28
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 18.8 18.5

Suspension

Active Suspension System Optional
Air Suspension Optional
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone Double Wishbone Double-Pivot
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link Multi-link 4-Link Integral
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar Strut-Type
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard Optional
6-Speed Automatic Standard Optional
7-Speed Automatic Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard