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What is Better Maserati Gran Cabriolet or Mazda MX-5?

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17 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 10.8 4% or 0.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 83 mm 12% or 11 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 84.5 mm vs 83.1 mm 2% or 1.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 126 bhp

323 kw. vs 93 kw.

71% or 314 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 167 nM 66% or 323 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.4 sec. vs 9.4 sec. 4 sec.
More top speed 175 mph vs 122 mph 53 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 38.69 mpg 109% or 20.19 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 27.19 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 79% or 21.47 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 28.5 mpg 142% or 16.7 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 260 liters vs 150 liters 42% or 110 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 50 liters 33% or 25 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2280 kg vs 1365 kg 40% or 915 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 300 kg vs 285 kg 5% or 15 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
More seats 4 vs 2 2

5 reasons to buy Mazda MX-5

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 108 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 104% or 112 g/mile
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 1080 kg vs 1980 kg 83% or 900 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.4 meters vs 12.3 meters 31% or 2.9 meters

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. Mazda MX-5

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 6500 RPM 7% or 500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 1798 cm3 62% or 2893 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 3995 mm 18% or 886 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1720 mm 10% or 195 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1245 mm 8% or 108 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2330 mm 21% or 612 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 205/50 R16
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 205/50 R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs puncture repair kit
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 16" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)