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What is Better Maserati 430 or MINI Cooper S?

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Maserati 430 MINI Cooper S

10 reasons to buy Maserati 430

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 77 mm 18% or 17 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

284 bhp vs 184 bhp

209 kw. vs 135 kw.

35% or 100 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 413 nM vs 240 nM 42% or 173 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.6 sec. vs 7 sec. 1.4 sec.
More top speed 163 mph vs 142 mph 21 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 17 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 186% or 31.66 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 23.91 mpg vs 56.46 mpg 136% or 32.55 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.5 mpg vs 38.69 mpg 236% or 27.19 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 50 liters 38% or 30 liters

9 reasons to buy MINI Cooper S

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.5 vs 7.4 30% or 3.1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 85.8 mm vs 67 mm 22% or 18.8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 245 g/mile 188% or 160 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 6 years vs 2 years 67% or 4 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1140 kg vs 1365 kg 20% or 225 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 10.82 meters 1% or 0.12 meters

Neutral reasons Maserati 430 vs. MINI Cooper S

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6000 RPM vs 5500 RPM 8% or 500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2790 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 43% or 1192 cm3 more
Cylinders location V6 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4223 mm vs 3729 mm 12% or 494 mm shorter
Width 1775 mm vs 1683 mm 5% or 92 mm wider
Height 1300 mm vs 1407 mm 8% or 107 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2514 mm vs 2467 mm 2% or 47 mm more
Front tires size 215/45 ZR17 vs 195/55 R16
Rear tires size 245/40 ZR17 vs 195/55 R16
Style of wheels 5 spokes alloy wheels vs RIB spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)