2011 Infiniti M56 Specifications

Source of Production: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Assembly Plant Location: Tochigi, Japan

O – Optional
S – Standard
P – Included in Package

ENGINE   M37   M56    
Type VQ37VHR DOHC 24-valve   VK56VD DOHC 32-valve  
Orientation   Longitudinal    
Cylinders / configuration V6 with molybdenum   V8 with molybdenum  
  coated pistons   coated pistons  
Block / head composition Aluminum-alloy   Aluminum-alloy  
Displacement   3.7 liters   5.6 liters    
Horsepower 330 hp @ 7,000 rpm   420 hp @ 6,000 rpm  
Torque 270 lb-ft @ 5,200 rpm   417 lb-ft @ 4,400 rpm  
Bore x stroke (mm) 95.5 x 86.0   98.0 x 92    
Compression ratio (:1)   11.0   11.5    
Induction system Sequential multi-port fuel   Sequential multi-port fuel  
    injection   injection    
Fuel delivery system   -   Direct Injection Gasoline™  
Valvetrain 4 valves per cylinder   4 valves per cyl.  
Engine Mounts (Type)   Side: 2 (liquid-filled)    
    Rear (RWD models): 1 (liquid-filled)    
    Rear (AWD models): 1 (solid)    
Recommended fuel Premium (required)   Premium (required)  
Emissions system Closed loop feedback   Closed loop feedback  
  system with 2 catalysts   system with 3-way catalyst  
Exhaust   Dual exhaust with polished tips    
Maximum engine speed 7,500 rpm   6,700 rpm    
Emissions certification level   TBD   TBD    
ELECTRICAL   M37   M56    
Electronic ignition system     S    
Starter rating   1.6 kW   2.0 kW    
Alternator   12V – 150 Amp    
DRIVETRAIN   M37   M56    
  RWD   AWD   RWD   AWD  
Drive configuration                
Rear-wheel Drive S   -   S   -  
Intelligent All-Wheel Drive -   S   -   S  
7-speed electronically controlled     S    
automatic transmission with          
Adaptive Shift Control (ASC), and          
manual shift mode          
with Downshift Rev Matching          
Solid magnesium paddle shifters P   -   P   -  
Gear ratios (:1) M37 M56
1st 4.783 4.783
2nd 3.103 3.103
3rd 1.984 1.984
4th 1.371 1.371
5th 1.000 1.000
6th 0.871 0.871
7th 0.776 0.776
Reverse 3.859 3.859
Final drive ratio (:1) 3.357 2.611
Body type Corrosion resistant and high strength steel unibody
  construction, aluminum-alloy hood, doors and door
Front suspension Independent double wishbone with coil springs and
    stabilizer bar  
Rear suspension Independent multi-link with coil springs and stabilizer
Sport-tuned suspension with P   -   P   -
upgraded springs and double-              
piston shock absorbers              
Steering ratio (:1) 16.9   16.6   16.9   16.6
Turning diameter (curb-to-curb) ft 36.7   37.4   36.7   37.4
Turns (lock-to-lock) 3.09   2.94   3.09   2.94
Steering type Electronically-controlled vehicle-speed-sensing variable-
    assist power rack-and-pinion
Steering wheel type 4-spoke leather-appointed      
Tilt Power with memory    
Telescopic Power with memory    
Controls Audio, cruise control, Bluetooth    
Premium Stitched Premium stitched with Sport Package (RWD models)
4-Wheel Active Steer (4WAS) P   -   P   -
BRAKES   M37     M56
Front: 12.6-inch x 1.1-inch   S    
vented disc        
Rear: 12.1-inch x 0.6-inch              
power-assisted vented disc        
Sport Brakes: 14.0 x 1.3-inch 4- P   -   P   -
piston front, 13.8 x 0.8-inch 2-              
piston rear              
4-channel/4-sensor/4-wheel Anti-   S      
lock Braking System (ABS)        
Brake Assist, Electronic Brake   S      
Force Distribution        
18 x 8.0-inch, double 5-spoke aluminum-       S    
alloy wheels        
20 x 9.0-inch, split 5-spoke aluminum- P   -   P   -
alloy wheels              
245/50R18 V-rated all-season       S    
performance tires        
245/40R20 W-rated summer P   -   P   -
performance tires              
Temporary spare tire (165/80R17)       S    
Temporary spare tire (155/80R18) P   -   P   -
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)       S    
with individual tire pressure display        
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS (inches M37     M56  
unless noted otherwise) RWD   AWD   RWD   AWD
Wheelbase     114.2  
Overall length       194.7  
Overall width       72.6  
Overall height 59.1   59.6   59.1   59.6
Front track width       62.0  
Rear track width 61.8   61.6   61.8   61.6
Minimum ground clearance 6.0,   5.8   5.9,   5.7
  5.9 Sport       5.9 Sport    
  Pkg.       Pkg.    
Coefficient of Drag (Cd)       0.27  
Trunk liftover height TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD
Step-in height              
Front TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD
Rear TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD
Automatic on/off High Intensity Discharge     S  
(HID) xenon headlights with windshield wiper        
Adaptive Front lighting System (AFS) with       P    
auto-leveling headlights        
Body-color front and rear bumpers       S    
Green-tinted glass with dark-tint upper       S    
windshield band and UV cut        
Chrome grip-type door handles       S    
Front door handle courtesy lights       S    
Power folding, heated outside mirrors with       S    
reverse tilt-down feature        
Rear window defroster with timer       S    
Rear center high-mounted stop lamp (CHMSL)       S    
Chrome grille with large Infiniti logo emblem       S    
Unique sport front fascia P   -   P   -
Tinted front grille and headlight housings P   -   P   -
Power sliding tinted glass moonroof with one-       S    
touch auto-open/close, tilt feature and sliding        
Rain-sensing variable intermittent front       S    
windshield wipers        
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS (inches)   Front     Rear
Head room   39.1     37.7
Shoulder room   58.4     56.7
Hip room   54.3     53.5
Leg room   44.0     36.2
Fine Vision electroluminescent speedometer,       S    
tachometer, coolant temperature and fuel        
Outside temperature display              
Center display with odometer with dual trip              
meters, gear select identification (both        
automatic and manual shift mode)        
Leather-appointed seating     S  
Perforated semi-aniline leather seating       P    
10-way power driver’s and front passenger’s       S    
seats including 2-way power lumbar support        
Heated front seats       S    
Climate-controlled front seats (heated and   P     S
Entry/exit assist for driver’s seat and steering       S    
Adjustable front seat active head restraints       S    
and adjustable rear head restraints        
Sequential welcome lighting illuminated entry       S    
Front seatback map pockets       S    
Stainless steel sill plates with Infiniti lettering       S    
Genuine leather-wrapped steering wheel and       S    
gearshift knob        
Heated steering wheel       P    
Front door map pockets       S    
Suede-like headliner, premium soft-touch       P    
material for armrests, door inserts, center        
console and kneepads; premium stitched        
meter hood        
Ceiling-mounted assist grips       S    
Dual occupant memory system for driver’s       S    
seat, steering wheel, outside mirrors linked to        
individual Intelligent Keys        
Auto-dimming inside rear view mirror       S    
HomeLink® Transceiver       S    
Power rear sunshade       P    
Genuine Japanese Ash wood accents on doors,       S    
instrument panel and center console        
White Ash silver-powdered wood trim       P    
Infiniti analog clock       S    
Aluminum pedal accents P   -   P   -
Dual front and rear cupholders       S    
Rear armrest with cup holders and storage       S    
AUDIO SYSTEM         M37   M56  
          RWD   AWD   RWD   AWD
6-speaker audio system with AM/FM/CD with S   S   -   -
MP3/WMA playback capability, Radio Data              
System (RDS), speed-sensitive volume control              
          P   P   S   S
Bose 2-channel, 10-speaker (including      
subwoofer) Premium Audio system              
Bose Studio Surround® sound system with     P  
digital 5.1 channel decoding, 16 speakers and        
Bose Centerpoint   2 signal processing        
Single in-dash CD player   S   S   -   -
Single in-dash CD/DVD player   P   P   S   S
USB Connection Port for iPod® interface and       S  
other compatible devices          
9.3GB Music Box   hard drive   P   P   S   S
Streaming Audio via Bluetooth   P   P   S   S
XM® Satellite Radio           S  
Rear window diversity antenna       S  
Active Noise Control (ANC)         S  
Cruise control with steering wheel-mounted       S  
Intelligent Cruise Control (Full-Speed Range)       P  
Intelligent Brake Assist (IBA) with Forward       P  
Collision Control (FCW)          
Distance Control Assist (DCA)         P  
Active Trace Control         P  
Eco Pedal               P  
Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System      
Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control       S  
system with mild flow vent located on upper        
Forest Air™ system with Advanced Auto       P  
Recirculation, Breeze Mode, Plasmacluster™        
Air Purifier and Grape Polyphenol filter        
RearView Monitor             S  
7.0-inch color vehicle information display       S  
One-touch auto-up/down front windows with       S  
anti-pinch feature and remote keyless entry-        
activated all windows open mode        
Power door locks with selective unlocking,       S  
auto lock feature and remote keyless entry        
Power tilt/tele. steering column w/ memory       S  
Center console with dual-adjustable armrests,       S  
dual level storage and 12-volt power outlet        
Locking glove compartment with light       S  
Dual front illuminated visor vanity mirrors       S  
Dual overhead map lights (front and rear)       S  
FEATURES, CONT.            
Remote trunk release         S  
Infiniti Intelligent Key with Illuminated Push       S  
Button Ignition            
Enhanced Intelligent Key memory stores an       S  
occupant memory position, and last used          
audio, climate control, and navigation settings        
Retained accessory power for windows and       S  
Infiniti Hard Drive Navigation System with 8-     P     S
inch WVGA color touch-screen display, Lane            
Guidance and 3-D building graphics              
Infiniti Voice Recognition for audio, navigation,   P     S
and vehicle information systems              
XM NavTraffic® with Real-Time Traffic     P     S
XM NavWeather™ with Real-Time Weather and   P     S
3-day forecast              
Zagat® Restaurant Guide       P     S
CAPACITIES       M37     M56
Seating capacity         5  
Fuel tank (gals.)         20.O  
Passenger compartment volume (cubic feet)       103.6  
Cargo volume (cubic feet, w/temp spare tire)       14.9  
Engine oil (qts.)       5.2     6.4
Engine coolant (qts.)       8.9     11.5
CURB WEIGHTS         M37       M56
      RWD   AWD   RWD   AWD
Curb weight (lbs.) Front   2,072   2,224   2,246   2,405
  Rear   1,786   1,819   1,782   1,819
  Total   3,858   4,063   4,028   4,224
Weight distribution (% fr/rr)     54/46   55/45   56/44   57/43
GVWR (lbs.)     5,006   5,137   5,143   5,279
EPA MILEAGE ESTIMATES         M37       M56
(Actual mileage may vary)     RWD   AWD   RWD   AWD
City     18   17   16   16
Highway     26   24   25   23
EPA Classification         Mid-size    
Infiniti Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with S
dual-stage supplemental front air bags with seat    
belt and occupant classification sensors    
Driver and front passenger seat-mounted side- S
impact supplemental air bags    
Roof-mounted curtain side impact supplemental S
air bags for front and rear-seat outboard    
occupant head protection    
Front-seat Active Head Restraints with 4-way S
manual adjustment    
Front Pre-Crash Seatbelts P
Front seat belts with adjustable upper anchors, S
pretensioners and load limiters    
3-point front and rear seat belts with Automatic S
Locking Retractor (ALR) and Emergency Locking    
Retractor (ELR) (driver’s seat ELR only)    
Shift interlock system S
Energy-absorbing steering column    
Hood buckling creases and safety stops    
Front and rear crumple zones    
Body side reinforcements    
Child safety rear door locks    
LATCH System (Lower Anchors and Tethers for    
Power window lockout button    
Emergency inside trunk release    
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with    
individual tire pressure display    
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Prevention P
(LDP) systems    
Blind Spot Warning (BSW) P
Blind Spot Intervention™ (BSI) P
Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) with Traction S
Control System (TCS)    
Remote Keyless Entry system S  
Vehicle Security System    
Infiniti Vehicle Immobilizer System    
        RWD   AWD   RWD   AWD
Premium Package: Infiniti Hard Drive     O   S  
Navigation System, Voice Recognition for audio,          
navigation and vehicle information systems, 8-            
inch VGA color touch-screen display, XM            
NavTraffic with Real-Time Traffic Information,            
XM NavWeather™ with Real-Time Weather and          
3-day forecast, Zagat Restaurant Guide; Bose            
2-channel 10-speaker Premium Audio system;            
9.3GB Music Box hard drive; streaming audio            
via Bluetooth ; climate-controlled front seats;            
heated steering wheel                
Deluxe Touring Package: Bose   Studio         O  
Surround sound system with digital 5.1-          
channel decoding, 16 speakers; power rear          
sunshade; Forest Air™ system with Advanced          
Auto Recirculation, Breeze Mode,              
Plasmacluster™ Air Purifier and Grape          
Polyphenol filter; semi-aniline leather seating;          
unique quilted seat pattern with contrast piping;        
genuine wood trim with metallic finish;          
additional seat bolstering, suede-like headliner;        
premium soft-touch material for armrests, door        
inserts, center console and knee pads; premium        
stitched meter hood              
Sport Package: 20-inch aluminum-alloy wheels O   -   O   -
with 245/40R20 summer tires; Sport-tuned                
suspension with upgraded springs and double-                
piston shock absorbers; front and rear Sport                
Brakes; 4-Wheel Active Steer (4WAS); solid                
magnesium paddle shifters; sport seats                
(enhanced bolstering, shape); aluminum pedal                
accents; premium stitched meter hood; sport                
steering wheel and shift knob; unique front                
fascia; tinted front grille and headlight housings              
        O   -   O   -
Sport Touring Package: Bose Studio        
Surround sound system with digital 5.1-                
channel decoding, 16 speakers; power rear                
sunshade; Forest Air™ system with Advanced                
Auto Recirculation, Breeze Mode,                    
Plasmacluster™ Air Purifier and Grape                
Polyphenol filter                    
Technology Package: Intelligent Cruise O
Control (Full-Speed Range); Lane Departure  
Warning (LDW) and Lane Departure Prevention  
(LDP); Distance Control Assist (DCA); Intelligent  
Brake Assist (IBA) with Forward Collision  
Warning (FCW); Blind Spot Warning (BSW) and  
Blind Spot Intervention™ (BSI) systems; Front  
Pre-Crash Seat Belts; Active Trace Control; Eco  
Pedal; Adaptive Front lighting System (AFS)  
with auto-leveling headlights  

O – Optional
S – Standard
P – Included in Package


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