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What is Better Maserati Gran Cabriolet or MINI Convertible?

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Maserati Gran Cabriolet MINI Convertible

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 10.6 6% or 0.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 77 mm 18% or 17 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 90 bhp

323 kw. vs 66 kw.

80% or 350 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 11.8 sec. 6.4 sec.
More top speed 175 mph vs 109 mph 66 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 40.41 mpg 118% or 21.91 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 27.19 mpg vs 52.33 mpg 92% or 25.14 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 28.82 mpg 144% or 17.02 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 260 liters vs 120 liters 54% or 140 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 50 liters 33% or 25 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2280 kg vs 1565 kg 31% or 715 kg

7 reasons to buy MINI Convertible

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 85.8 mm vs 84.5 mm 2% or 1.3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 104 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 112% or 116 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 400 kg vs 300 kg 25% or 100 kg
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 1165 kg vs 1980 kg 70% or 815 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.66 meters vs 12.3 meters 15% or 1.64 meters

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. MINI Convertible

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 5500 RPM 21% or 1500 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 3635 mm 26% or 1246 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1688 mm 12% or 227 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1415 mm 4% or 62 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2467 mm 16% or 475 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 175/65 R15
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 175/65 R15
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs repair kit
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 15" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)