2009 Infiniti G37 Sport 6MT Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2009 INFINITI G37 - Road Test Specs

2009 Infiniti G37 Coupe

(3.7L V6 6-speed Manual)


Model year2009
StyleS Sport 2dr Coupe (3.7L 6cyl 6M)
Base MSRP$37,000
Options on test vehiclePremium Package ($3,200 -- includes sunroof, power steering column, power driver lumbar support, driver memory functions, heated front seats, heated mirrors, auto-dimming rearview mirror, universal garage opener, Bluetooth, 11-speaker Bose stereo, iPod interface); Navigation Package ($2,200 -- includes navigation system, voice activation, real-time traffic, rearview camera, hard drive, 9.3GB digital music storage); Rear Spoiler ($550); Illuminated Kick Plates ($330).
As-tested MSRP$44,095


Drive typeRear-wheel drive
Engine typeV6
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3,699cc (226 cu-in)
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDouble overhead camshaft
Compression ratio (x:1)11.0
Redline (rpm)7,500
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)330 @ 7,000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)270 @ 5,200
Transmission type6-speed manual
Transmission and axle ratios (x:1)I=3.794, II=2.324, III=1.624, IV=1.271, V=1.000, VI=0.794, final drive=3.692


Suspension, frontDouble wishbone
Suspension, rearMultilink
Steering typeSpeed-proportional power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)14.7:1
Tire brandBridgestone
Tire modelPotenza RE050A
Tire typePerformance
Tire size, frontP245/40R19 W
Tire size, rearP245/40R19 W
Wheel size19-by-8.5 inches front -- 19-by-9 inches rear
Wheel materialAlloy
Brakes, frontVentilated disc
Brakes, rearVentilated disc

Track Test Results

0-45 mph (sec.)TC on=4.4/TC off=3.9
0-60 mph (sec.)TC on=6.3/TC off=5.7
0-75 mph (sec.)TC on=8.9/TC off=8.2
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)TC on=14.3@100.6/TC off=13.9@101.4
0-60 with 1 foot of rollout (sec.)TC on=5.9/TC off=5.4
Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.)28
60-0 mph (ft.)110
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)Stab on=66.2/stab off=69.7
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)Stab on=.85g/stab off=.85g
Sound level @ idle (dB)42.4
@ Full throttle (dB)77.4
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)67.5

Test Driver Ratings & Comments

Acceleration commentsG's honking 7,600-rpm redline defines it as a true sport coupe. It might not be silky smooth up there, but it is effective. Drive it hard and it pays off with ample speed.
Braking ratingExcellent
Braking commentsSolid, consistent pedal every stop. Effectiveness comes early in travel. Overall, this brake pedal inspires confidence.
Handling ratingVery Good
Handling commentsGood at-limit chassis balance is somewhat hampered by slow-reacting LSD on skid pad. Heavy steering, which is burdensome in normal driving, offers good at-the-limit feel and feedback.

Testing Conditions

Elevation (ft.)421
Temperature (°F)53
Wind (mph, direction)SE @ 2.3 mph

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)17 city/25 highway
Edmunds observed (mpg)18.3, 21.4 best, 14.9 worst
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)20.0

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,662
Curb weight, as tested (lbs.)3,709
Weight distribution, as tested, f/r (%)54/46
Length (in.)183.1
Width (in.)71.8
Height (in.)54.9
Wheelbase (in.)112.2
Track, front (in.)60.8
Track, rear (in.)61.4
Turning circle (ft.)36.1
Legroom, front (in.)43.8
Legroom, rear (in.)29.8
Headroom, front (in.)37.7
Headroom, rear (in.)34.5
Shoulder room, front (in.)53.7
Shoulder room, rear (in.)52.7
Seating capacity4
Cargo volume (cu-ft)7.4
Max. cargo volume, seats folded (cu-ft)NA


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 dual front
Head airbagsStandard front and rear
Knee airbagsNot available
Antilock brakes4-wheel ABS
Electronic brake enhancementsBraking assist, electronic brakeforce distribution
Traction controlStandard
Stability controlStandard
Tire-pressure monitoring systemTire-pressure monitoring
Emergency assistance systemOptional
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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