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What is Better Maserati Gran Cabriolet or Mercedes-Benz Vaneo?

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14 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.
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 80 mm 15% or 14 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 84.5 mm vs 79.5 mm 6% or 5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 82 bhp

323 kw. vs 60 kw.

81% or 358 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 140 nM 71% or 350 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.4 sec. vs 15.8 sec. 10.4 sec.
More top speed 175 mph vs 97 mph 78 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 36.2 mpg 96% or 17.7 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 27.19 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 62% or 16.92 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 27.19 mpg 130% or 15.39 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 54 liters 28% or 21 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2280 kg vs 1910 kg 16% or 370 kg

6 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz Vaneo

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 116 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 90% or 104 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 545 kg vs 300 kg 45% or 245 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 30 years vs 2 years 93% or 28 years
Other specs
Less weight 1365 kg vs 1980 kg 45% or 615 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.8 meters vs 12.3 meters 4% or 0.5 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. Mercedes-Benz Vaneo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 5000 RPM 29% or 2000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 66% or 3093 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 4192 mm 14% or 689 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1742 mm 9% or 173 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1854 mm 27% or 501 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2900 mm 1% or 42 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 195/50 R16
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 195/50 R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 195/50 R16
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 5.5J x 16"
Style of wheels TRIDENT vs 7 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)