(4.3) 3 reviews
MSRP: $1,775$10,859
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 20
Engine: 340-hp, 4.5-liter V-8 (premium)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual

Our Take on the 2004 INFINITI M45

Our Take

Introduced for the 2003 model year, the M45 full-size sedan from Nissan’s luxury division occupies a spot in both size and price just below Infiniti’s flagship Q45. Borrowed from the Q45 sedan, the M45’s 4.5-liter V-8 engine produces 340 horsepower. A five-speed-automatic transmiss... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Throttle response
  • Uninspired styling
  • Fuel economy
  • Price
  • Slippery-surface traction

Notable Features

  • 340-hp, 4.5-liter V-8
  • Five-speed automatic
  • Full-size dimensions
  • Premium amenities
  • RWD layout


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 3 reviews

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by thekell from Chicago on September 18, 2006

Great car! I have owned a Lexus, Bmw, and and Audi. This car is tops. V8 has great power, with VDC off and shift yuoself mode you are looking @60mph in 6 seconds flat. I bought it used with 27.5K mile... Read Full Review

1 Trim Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


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