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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Maserati GranTurismo?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Maserati GranTurismo

7 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 156

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 182 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 21% or 38 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 360 liters vs 260 liters 28% or 100 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 495 kg vs 300 kg 39% or 195 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 2 years 75% or 6 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1880 kg 29% or 420 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 4 1

16 reasons to buy Maserati GranTurismo

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 6 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 11.3 vs 10.5 7% or 0.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 93 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 84.5 mm vs 78 mm 8% or 6.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 250 bhp

323 kw. vs 184 kw.

43% or 190 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 300 nM 39% or 190 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5 sec. vs 6.3 sec. 1.3 sec.
More top speed 183 mph vs 155 mph 28 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 23 mpg 24% or 4.5 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.91 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 19% or 5.2 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 12.2 mpg vs 15.4 mpg 26% or 3.2 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 86 liters vs 63 liters 27% or 23 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2180 kg vs 1955 kg 10% or 225 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 12.1 meters 13% or 1.4 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Maserati GranTurismo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 7000 RPM 11% or 800 less rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 4691 cm3 32% or 1512 cm3 less
Cylinders location V6 vs V8
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4881 mm 9% or 451 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1915 mm 9% or 170 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1353 mm 5% or 77 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2942 mm 12% or 347 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 245/40 R20
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 285/40 R20
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs puncture repair kit
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 20" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs TRIDENT
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)