’09 Price Range
$46,615-52,965

’08 Price Range
$43,765-52,565

Body Styles
M35, M35 x, M45, M45 x 4-door sedan

Drive Configuration
Rear, All-wheel

Engines
3.5L V-6; 4.5L V-8

Transmissions
A-5

Assembly Location
Tochigi, Japan

What’s New for ’09

  • The lineup has been simplified, with trim levels based on engine size and drive configuration.
  • The M35 is powered by a more powerful version of the 3.5L V-6 than its predecessor, and still is available in rear- and all-wheel-drive configurations.
  • TAll models now feature a performance shift mode, new speed-sensing automatic door locks, “self-healing” exterior finish, Bluetooth hands-free cell phone connectivity, back-up assist camera, and a 7-in. (178 mm) information display. The M35x now boasts standard active high-intensity-discharge headlamps that respond to steering wheel input.
  • New options include a lane departure prevention system, which automatically applies light brake pressure on the side of the vehicle opposite the lane departure, hard-drive navigation and music storage system and real-time XM satellite radio traffic updates.

Related Information

All 2009 U.S. Models

2009 U.S. Model Specifications