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NEW CAR REVIEW

Infiniti G20t

by Mark Fulmer

First, let me explain the "t."

That's the Touring Package. Like the Q45t and J30t models, the G20t includes:
  • leather-appointed power front sport seats with adjustable lumbar support and lateral bolsters.
  • a split rear seatback fold-down to accommodate bulky cargo, such as skis.
  • stand integrated fog lights
  • power sunroof
  • electronic key
  • rear deck lid spoiler
  • wide, all-season tires on alloy wheels
  • standard viscous-type limited slip differential

They say this sports sedan is a very good value in the entry-level luxury class. And they're right. Because it simply excels in looks, safety, and performance.

The G20's eager 140-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine provides instant power when needed. The rack- and-pinion steering yields precise response, and power-assisted four-wheel disc brakes combined with a standard Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) give fast, skid- resistant stops, even on misty Sacramento evenings.

And speaking of safety, the G20 offers standard dual air bags and front seat belt pre- tensioners - which combine to help protect both the driver and front seat passenger in the event of significant frontal collisions. The front and rear sheetmetal incorporates computer - designed crumple zones and inside each door, a protective steel beam helps shield passengers from lateral impact.

The G20's cab-forward design not only creates an exceptionally roomy interior, but a surprisingly spacious trunk with over 14 cubic feet of cargo capacity.

I enjoyed this car's impressive suspension system, straight-line stability, and a smooth, quiet ride.

Nissan says this is because the car "combines a patented independent front multi-link design with an independent parallel-link with stabilizer bar rear design".

Lots of independance for lots of stability.

Nice concept.

Great car.

92055 Sedan 4-Dr 5-speed Manual
Invoice = $20,190
MSRP = $23,800
Destination Charge: $450
Gas Guzzler Tax: $0
Dealer Holdback: 2% of the MSRP

Standard Equipment

2.0 liter EFI 4 cylinder engine, power steering, polished cast aluminum wheels, front and rear stabilizer bars, anti-lock brakes, power heated outside mirrors, tinted glass, 3-coat/3-bake paint with clearcoat, halogen headlights, body color bumpers/moldings, bright grille and door handle accents, contoured front bucket seats, driver's seat lumbar support and seat height adjustment, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, carpeted floor mats, non-CFC R134a air conditioning, cruise control, tilt steering column, driver's and passenger's windows with one-touch down, power door locks, power trunk release, power fuel filler door release, rear window defroster with timer, driver and passenger front seatback pockets, illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirrors, fade- out interior lamp, cargo net in trunk, driver and passenger side air bags, driver and passenger side seatbelt pre-tensioners, height adjustable rear seat head restraints, child safety rear door locks, energy-absorbing front/rear bumpers, protective side door guard beams, anti-theft system, 6-speaker premium audio system with 2 A-pillar mounted tweeters, 160-watt amplifier, in-dash CD player, automatic power antenna and diversity antenna system, electronic speedometer, analog tachometer, coolant temperature and fuel gauges, trip odometer, digital quartz clock

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