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What is Better Maserati 430 or Saab 9-3?

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Maserati 430 Saab 9-3

13 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 86 mm 9% or 8 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

284 bhp vs 210 bhp

209 kw. vs 154 kw.

26% or 74 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 413 nM vs 300 nM 27% or 113 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.6 sec. vs 8.2 sec. 2.6 sec.
More top speed 163 mph vs 143 mph 20 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 17 mpg vs 34.91 mpg 105% or 17.91 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 23.91 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 84% or 20.2 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.5 mpg vs 25.91 mpg 125% or 14.41 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 61 liters 24% or 19 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1365 kg vs 1680 kg 23% or 315 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.82 meters vs 11.4 meters 5% or 0.58 meters

8 reasons to buy Saab 9-3

Engine and transmission
Better compression 9.5 vs 7.4 22% or 2.1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 67 mm 22% or 19 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 116 g/mile vs 245 g/mile 111% or 129 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 10 years vs 2 years 80% or 8 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
More seats 5 vs 4 1

Neutral reasons Maserati 430 vs. Saab 9-3

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6000 RPM vs 5300 RPM 12% or 700 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2790 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 28% or 792 cm3 more
Cylinders location V6 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4223 mm vs 4690 mm 10% or 467 mm shorter
Width 1775 mm vs 1762 mm 1% or 13 mm wider
Height 1300 mm vs 1575 mm 17% or 275 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2514 mm vs 2675 mm 6% or 161 mm less
Front tires size 215/45 ZR17 vs 225/50 R17
Rear tires size 245/40 ZR17 vs 225/50 R17
Style of wheels 5 spokes alloy wheels vs 5 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)