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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.
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.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 100 bhp

323 kw. vs 75 kw.

77% or 340 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 215 nM 56% or 275 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.4 sec. vs 11.9 sec. 6.5 sec.
More top speed 175 mph vs 118 mph 57 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 51.42 mpg 178% or 32.92 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 27.19 mpg vs 62.77 mpg 131% or 35.58 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 38.69 mpg 228% or 26.89 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 60 liters 20% or 15 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2280 kg vs 1785 kg 22% or 495 kg

9 reasons to buy Mitsubishi Carisma

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.3 vs 11.3 38% or 7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 93 mm vs 84.5 mm 9% or 8.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 91 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 142% or 129 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 430 liters vs 260 liters 40% or 170 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 505 kg vs 300 kg 41% or 205 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 6 years vs 2 years 67% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1280 kg vs 1980 kg 55% or 700 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.4 meters vs 12.3 meters 18% or 1.9 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. Mitsubishi Carisma

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 4000 RPM 43% or 3000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 1870 cm3 60% or 2821 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Turbocharged and intercooled
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 4475 mm 8% or 406 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1710 mm 11% or 205 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1405 mm 4% or 52 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2550 mm 13% or 392 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 195/60 R15 88H
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 195/60 R15 88H
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 195/60 R15 88H
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 15" x 6.0J
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)