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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Maserati GranTurismo?

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10 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 159

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.0 vs 11.3 34% or 5.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90.4 mm vs 84.5 mm 7% or 5.9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 85% or 101 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 405 liters vs 260 liters 36% or 145 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2210 kg vs 2180 kg 1% or 30 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 565 kg vs 300 kg 47% or 265 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 1645 kg vs 1880 kg 14% or 235 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 4 1

11 reasons to buy Maserati GranTurismo

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 5 3 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 82 mm 13% or 12 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 210 bhp

323 kw. vs 154 kw.

52% or 230 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 400 nM 18% or 90 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5 sec. vs 8.3 sec. 3.3 sec.
More top speed 183 mph vs 141 mph 42 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 112% or 20.7 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.91 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 81% or 21.75 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 12.2 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 139% or 16.9 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 86 liters vs 70 liters 19% or 16 liters
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.1 meters 4% or 0.4 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Maserati GranTurismo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 7000 RPM 43% or 3000 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 4691 cm3 49% or 2304 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V8
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4881 mm 5% or 221 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1915 mm 5% or 87 mm narrower
Height 1422 mm vs 1353 mm 5% or 69 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2942 mm 8% or 242 mm less
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 245/40 R20
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 285/40 R20
Spare wheel Compact vs puncture repair kit
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 20" alloy wheels
Style of wheels DIAMOND vs TRIDENT
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)