Infiniti G35 Wins Edmunds' Inside Line Sport Sedan Comparison Test
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--Inside Line, Edmunds.com's high-speed online car magazine, today announced that the 2007 Infiniti G35 Sport won the latest comparison test of sport sedans, which is described in full Comparison Test: 2007-2008 Sport Sedans
The Inside Line editorial team recently compared five sport sedans:
2007 BMW 335i (MSRP $46,650 and Edmunds.com True Market Value® (TMV®) of $44,290), equipped with a six-cylinder, 300-horsepower engine and six-speed automatic transmission;
2008 Cadillac CTS(MSRP $44,715 and TMV® of $44,159), equipped with a six-cylinder, 304-horsepower engine and six-speed automatic transmission;
2007 Infiniti G35 Sport (estimate $36,800 and TMV® of $34,928), equipped with a six-cylinder, 306-horsepower engine and five-speed automatic transmission;
2008 Lexus IS350 (MSRP $47,815 and TMV® of $47,651), equipped with a six-cylinder, 306-horsepower engine and six-speed automatic transmission; and
2008 Mercedes-Benz C350 Sport (MSRP $41,935 and TMV® of $41,841), equipped with a six-cylinder, 268-horsepower engine and seven-speed automatic transmission.
"All five of these sedans are excellent cars and it’s hard to find a reason not to buy any one of them," reports Edmunds’ Inside Line Senior Road Test Editor Josh Jacquot. "The Infiniti G35 Sport’s engaging driving character, high feature content and low cost were especially appealing."
The 2007 BMW 335i came in second place and was praised for its speed and comfort. The 2008 Cadillac CTS earned third place and impressed the editors with its superior interior quality and design. The 2008 Lexus IS350 took fourth place and was applauded for its performance. The 2008 Mercedes-Benz C350 came in fifth place; the editors especially appreciated its high-end audio and navigation system.
Vehicle Rankings from 2007 – 2008 Sport Sedan Comparison Test
1. 2007 Infiniti G35 Sport
2. 2007 BMW 335i
3. 2008 Cadillac CTS
4. 2008 Lexus IS350
5. 2008 Mercedes-Benz C350
To read the test and to get more information on the editors' evaluations and rankings, visit 2007
Lively discussions about this comparison are currently underway in the 2007 - 2008 Sport Sedan Comparison Test message board in Edmunds.com's CarSpace Forums
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Edmunds Inc. publishes four Web sites that empower, engage and educate automotive consumers, enthusiasts and insiders. Edmunds.com, the premier online resource for automotive consumer information, launched in 1995 as the first automotive information Web site. Its most popular feature, the Edmunds.com True Market Value®, is relied upon by millions of people seeking current transaction prices for new and used vehicles. Edmunds.com was named "Best Car Research Site" by Forbes ASAP, has been selected by consumers as the "Most Useful Web Site" according to every J.D. Power and Associates New Autoshopper.com Study(SM), was ranked first in the Survey of Car-Shopping Web Sites by The Wall Street Journal and was rated "#1" in Keynote's study of third-party automotive Web sites. Inside Line launched in 2005 and is the most-read automotive enthusiast Web site. CarSpace launched in 2006 and is an automotive social networking Web site and home to the oldest and most established automotive community. AutoObserver.com launched in 2007 and provides insightful automotive industry commentary and analysis. Edmunds Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, and maintains a satellite office in suburban Detroit.