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What is Better Maserati Gran Cabriolet or MINI Countryman?

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Maserati Gran Cabriolet MINI Countryman

12 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 10.5 7% or 0.8 . 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 184 bhp

323 kw. vs 135 kw.

58% or 256 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 240 nM 51% or 250 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.4 sec. vs 7.6 sec. 2.2 sec.
More top speed 175 mph vs 134 mph 41 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 150% or 27.77 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 37.7 mpg 219% or 25.9 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 47 liters 37% or 28 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2280 kg vs 1780 kg 22% or 500 kg

10 reasons to buy MINI Countryman

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 89 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 147% or 131 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 350 liters vs 260 liters 26% or 90 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 470 kg vs 300 kg 36% or 170 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 1310 kg vs 1980 kg 51% or 670 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.6 meters vs 12.3 meters 6% or 0.7 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. MINI Countryman

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 Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 4097 mm 16% or 784 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1789 mm 7% or 126 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1561 mm 13% or 208 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2595 mm 12% or 347 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 205/55 R17
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 205/55 R17
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs MINI mobile system for tire maintenance
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)