2011 Infiniti
G37 Sport
vs. 2011 Nissan
370Z Touring

2011 Infiniti G37 Sport

10.0

starting from

$41,095
"Muscular V6 engine."
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"Attractively priced."
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Reasons to buy the Infiniti G37 Sport

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Has 2 rows of seats
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Average number of passenger seats
5
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Longer basic warranty
60,000 mile
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Longer-lasting basic warranty
4 year
2011 Nissan 370Z Touring

9.0

starting from

$36,910

Reasons to buy the Nissan 370Z Touring

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Great braking distance from 60mph
102 ft
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Great cornering ability
1.01 g
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Entertainment system
Optional
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Tighter turning radius
32.8 ft
Practicality 10.0 vs 8.3
2011 Infiniti G37 Sport Winner: G37 Sport
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  • Room for 3 more people, 5 vs 2
  • The G37 Sport has 3 more cupholders, 6 vs 3
  • Passengers in front seats enjoy around 10% more room, 55.2 ft3 vs 51.6 ft3
Safety Features 10.0 vs 8.5
2011 Infiniti G37 Sport Winner: G37 Sport
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  • Almost the same
  • The G37 Sport has 1 more airbag (including Rear Curtain), 5 vs 4
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 8.6
2011 Infiniti G37 Sport Winner: G37 Sport
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  • The G37 Sport's subwoofer accurately reproduces deep bass notes in music
  • The G37 Sport has 4 more speakers, providing a better entertainment experience, 10 vs 6
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 8.9
2011 Infiniti G37 Sport Winner: G37 Sport
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  • Almost the same
Cost 10.0 vs 9.4
2011 Infiniti G37 Sport Winner: G37 Sport
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  • Basic warranty lasts 24,000 more miles, 60,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Basic warranty lasts 1 more year, 4 year vs 3 year
Performance 9.6 vs 10.0
2011 Nissan 370Z Touring Winner: 370Z Touring
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  • The 370Z Touring needs around 10% less space to turn, 32.8 ft vs 35.4 ft
  • The 370Z Touring's power-to-weight ratio is more than 10% better, providing a sportier ride, 9.9 lb/hp vs 11.3 lb/hp
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Road Tests - vs 10.0
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  • The 370Z Touring has phenomenal cornering abilities, and the G37 Sport is not bad, either
  • The 370Z Touring's 1/4 mile time is blazingly fast, and the G37 Sport is pretty good, too
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times
Overall 10.0 vs 9.0

Practicality

Infiniti
G37 Sport
2011 Infiniti G37 Sport
2011 Nissan 370Z Touring Nissan
370Z Touring
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Passengers 5 vs 2 The G37 Sport has the usual number of seats, while the 370Z Touring has very few
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Highway driving range 500 miles vs 494 miles Average highway range
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Cargo space 13.5 ft3 vs 6.9 ft3 The G37 Sport has OK cargo room, while the 370Z Touring has very little
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front seats 55.2 ft3 vs 51.6 ft3 The G37 Sport has roomy front seats and the 370Z Touring is OK
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folding rear seats Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a folding rear seat
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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roof rails Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers roof rails
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navigation system Standard vs Optional The {better}'s standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again; optional upgrade required on the {worse}
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Cupholders 6 vs 3 The G37 Sport has a good number of cupholders, but the 370Z Touring is just OK
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Safety Features

Infiniti
G37 Sport
2011 Infiniti G37 Sport
2011 Nissan 370Z Touring Nissan
370Z Touring
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Yes Both have electronic stability control
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Airbags 5 vs 4 The G37 Sport has an OK number of airbags while the 370Z Touring has very few (missing Rear Curtain)
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Not Available Keep kids safe in the rear seat with standard child door locks on the G37 Sport; optional upgrade on the 370Z Touring
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Roadside assistance system None vs None

Entertainment System

Infiniti
G37 Sport
2011 Infiniti G37 Sport
2011 Nissan 370Z Touring Nissan
370Z Touring
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Number of speakers 10 vs 6 The G37 Sport has more speakers, but the 370Z Touring has very few
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Has speed sensitive volume Yes vs Yes Both have speed-sensitive volume
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Standard vs Standard Both come standard with satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs Yes Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
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Has subwoofer Yes vs No The G37 Sport has a subwoofer to accurately produce deep bass frequencies in music
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entertainment system Not Available vs Optional It'll cost you to get an entertainment system on the 370Z Touring; but it's not available at all on the G37 Sport

Luxury Features

Infiniti
G37 Sport
2011 Infiniti G37 Sport
2011 Nissan 370Z Touring Nissan
370Z Touring
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moon roof Standard vs Not Available Enjoy additional natural light with the G37 Sport's standard sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Standard Both have power seats
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Standard Both come standard with leather interiors

Cost

Infiniti
G37 Sport
2011 Infiniti G37 Sport
2011 Nissan 370Z Touring Nissan
370Z Touring
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MSRP $41,095 vs $36,910 Both are priced reasonably
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In-city gas mileage 17 mpg vs 18 mpg Very inefficient in the city
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basic warranty miles 60,000 mile vs 36,000 mile The G37 Sport's basic warranty is fantastic, but the 370Z Touring's warranty is very limited
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basic warranty years 4 year vs 3 year The G37 Sport's basic warranty is long lasting, but the 370Z Touring's is very short

Performance

Infiniti
G37 Sport
2011 Infiniti G37 Sport
2011 Nissan 370Z Touring Nissan
370Z Touring
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Horsepower 328 HP @ 7,000 RPM vs 332 HP @ 7,000 RPM Fairly powerful
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Number of gears 6 vs 6 Average number of gears
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Transmission Manual transmission vs Manual transmission Both offer a manual transmission, unlike most in this class
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers paddle shifters
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor to maximize power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 11.3 lb/hp vs 9.9 lb/hp Both provide sporty handling
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Drivetrain type rear-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive Both have the usual drivetrain for this class of vehicle
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 35.4 ft vs 32.8 ft The 370Z Touring can make tight turns, and the G37 Sport is comparable to most other vehicles

Crash Test Ratings

Infiniti
G37 Sport
2011 Infiniti G37 Sport
2011 Nissan 370Z Touring Nissan
370Z Touring
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Rollover resistance 4 stars vs Unknown
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Front driver crash test Unknown vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test Unknown vs Unknown

Road Tests

Infiniti
G37 Sport
2011 Infiniti G37 Sport
2011 Nissan 370Z Touring Nissan
370Z Touring
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0-60 mph 5.6 seconds vs 4.9 seconds Both vehicles have good 0-60 times
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Braking distance at 60mph 126 ft vs 102 ft The 370Z Touring has extraordinary brakes, but the G37 Sport is just OK
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1/4 mile 14.1 s s @ 104.0 mph mph vs 13.4 s s @ 105.2 mph mph The 370Z Touring's 1/4 mile time is blazingly fast, and the G37 Sport is pretty good, too
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Lateral acceleration 0.89 g vs 1.01 g The 370Z Touring has phenomenal cornering abilities, and the G37 Sport is not bad, either
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Top speed Unknown vs 155 mph

Other Vehicles to Consider

2011 Infiniti G37 Journey 2011 Nissan Maxima SV G37 Journey vs Maxima SV
2011 Infiniti G37 Sport 2012 Infiniti M56 G37 Sport vs M56
2011 Infiniti G37 Sport 2011 BMW 335i G37 Sport vs 335i
2011 Infiniti G37 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300 Sport G37 vs C300 Sport
2011 Infiniti G37 2012 Acura TL G37 vs TL
2011 Nissan 370Z Touring 2012 Nissan GT-R Black Edition 370Z Touring vs GT-R Black Edition
2011 Nissan 370Z Touring 2011 Audi TT 370Z Touring vs TT
2011 Nissan 370Z Touring 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 370Z Touring vs Impreza WRX STI
2011 Nissan 370Z 2012 Ford Mustang GT 370Z vs Mustang GT
2011 Nissan 370Z Touring 2011 BMW Z4 sDrive35is 370Z Touring vs Z4 sDrive35is

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