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What is Better Maserati Gran Cabriolet or Mazda CX-7?

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13 reasons to buy Maserati Gran Cabriolet

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 11.3 vs 9.5 16% or 1.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 87.5 mm 7% or 6.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 260 bhp

323 kw. vs 191 kw.

41% or 180 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 380 nM 22% or 110 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.4 sec. vs 8 sec. 2.6 sec.
More top speed 175 mph vs 130 mph 45 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 27.7 mpg 50% or 9.2 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 27.19 mpg vs 34.91 mpg 28% or 7.72 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 20.5 mpg 74% or 8.7 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 69 liters 8% or 6 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2280 kg vs 2270 kg 0% or 10 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

9 reasons to buy Mazda CX-7

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 94 mm vs 84.5 mm 10% or 9.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 151 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 46% or 69 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 455 liters vs 260 liters 43% or 195 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 575 kg vs 300 kg 48% or 275 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 2 years 83% or 10 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1695 kg vs 1980 kg 17% or 285 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.4 meters vs 12.3 meters 8% or 0.9 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. Mazda CX-7

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 5500 RPM 21% or 1500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 2261 cm3 52% or 2430 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 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 4881 mm vs 4675 mm 4% or 206 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1870 mm 2% or 45 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1645 mm 18% or 292 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2750 mm 7% or 192 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 235/60 R18
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 235/60 R18
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs Compact
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)