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What is Better Maserati Gran Cabriolet or Mazda Xedos 6?

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Maserati Gran Cabriolet Mazda Xedos 6

14 reasons to buy Maserati Gran Cabriolet

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 6 2 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 78 mm 17% or 16 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 84.5 mm vs 69.6 mm 18% or 14.9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 141 bhp

323 kw. vs 105 kw.

68% or 299 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 173 nM 65% or 317 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 133 mph 42 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 31.38 mpg 70% or 12.88 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 27.19 mpg vs 40.41 mpg 49% or 13.22 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 22.61 mpg 92% or 10.81 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 60 liters 20% or 15 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

6 reasons to buy Mazda Xedos 6

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 139 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 58% or 81 g/mile
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
Other specs
Less weight 1290 kg vs 1980 kg 53% or 690 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.1 meters vs 12.3 meters 11% or 1.2 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. Mazda Xedos 6

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 6000 RPM 14% or 1000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 1995 cm3 57% or 2696 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs V
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 4560 mm 7% or 321 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1700 mm 11% or 215 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1355 mm 0% or 2 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2610 mm 11% or 332 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 195/60R15
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 195/60R15
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 195/60R15
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 6.5JX15 alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)