2008 Infiniti G37 Coupe Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2008 INFINITI G37 - Road Test Specs

2008 Infiniti G37 Coupe

(3.7L V6 5-speed Automatic)


Model year2008
StyleJourney 2dr Coupe RWD (3.7L V6 5A)
Base MSRP$35,000 (estimated)
As-tested MSRP$37,500 (estimated)


Drive typeRear-wheel drive
Engine typeV6
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3700cc (226 cu-in)
Valvetraindouble overhead camshaft
Compression ratio (x:1)11.0
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)330 @ 7,000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)270 @ 5,200
Transmission type5-speed Automatic


Suspension, frontIndependent, Double Wishbones, Coil Springs, and Stabilizer Bar
Suspension, rearIndependent, Multi-Link, Coil Springs, and Stabilizer Bar
Steering typePower steering
Tire brandBridgestone
Tire modelPotenza RE050A
Tire typeperformance
Tire size, front225/45R19 92W
Tire size, rear245/40R19 94W
Wheel size19 X 8.5 front - 19 X 9 rear
Wheel materialalloy
Brakes, frontFront ventilated disc - rear ventilated disc
Brakes, rearventilated disc

Track Test Results

0-45 mph (sec.)3.7
0-60 mph (sec.)5.5
0-75 mph (sec.)8
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)13.9 @ 102.8
Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.)28
60-0 mph (ft.)113
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)71.3
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)0.86
Sound level @ idle (dB)44.4
@ Full throttle (dB)77.8
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)66.5

Test Driver Ratings & Comments

Acceleration commentsBest results were from VSC off and simply whacking the gas pedal to the floor. Just a little spin and it gets off the line with authority. Upshifts are remarkably quick and even a little jarring in Sport Drive mode. In manual mode, there's a little stumble between 1st and 2nd.
Braking ratingExcellent
Braking commentsThe pedal is a little soft initially, but ultimately these are powerful and effective brakes. Some brake dive, but not excessively so.
Handling ratingExcellent
Handling commentsSkid pad: Nicely balanced right up until the front tires heat up and it begins to understeer moderately. Slalom: I like how well it responds to throttle input while transitioning. The ability to rotate confidently and repeatedly is a plus, but again the front tires become the limiting factor, understeering at the last cone with barely enough power to slip the rear.

Testing Conditions

Elevation (ft.)421
Temperature (°F)77
Wind (mph, direction)2.5

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)TBD
Edmunds observed (mpg)23.5
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)20

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3682
Length (in.)183.1
Width (in.)71.8
Height (in.)54.9
Wheelbase (in.)112.2
Legroom, front (in.)43.8
Legroom, rear (in.)29.8
Headroom, front (in.)39.4 (no sunroof)
Headroom, rear (in.)34.5
Seating capacity4
Cargo volume (cu-ft)7.4
Max. cargo volume, seats folded (cu-ft)No data


Bumper-to-bumper4 years/60,000 miles
Powertrain6 years/70,000 miles
Corrosion7 years/Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance4 years/60,000 miles
Free scheduled maintenanceNot available


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsStandard
Head airbagsStandard
Antilock brakesStandard
Electronic brake enhancementsElectronic brakeforce distribution, and brake assist
Traction controlStandard
Stability controlStandard
Rollover protectionNone
Tire-pressure monitoring systemtire pressure monitoring
Emergency assistance systemNone
NHTSA crash test, driverNot tested
NHTSA crash test, passengerNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot tested
NHTSA rollover resistanceNot tested

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