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What is Better Maserati Gran Cabriolet or Peugeot 406?

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Maserati Gran Cabriolet Peugeot 406

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.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 85 mm 10% or 9 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 136 bhp

323 kw. vs 98 kw.

69% or 304 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 314 nM 36% or 176 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.4 sec. vs 10.9 sec. 5.5 sec.
More top speed 175 mph vs 129 mph 46 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 138% or 25.61 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 27.19 mpg vs 57.56 mpg 112% or 30.37 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 172% or 20.31 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 1835 kg 20% or 445 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

7 reasons to buy Peugeot 406

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 96 mm vs 84.5 mm 12% or 11.5 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 minimum boot capacity 390 liters vs 260 liters 33% or 130 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 2 years 83% or 10 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1410 kg vs 1980 kg 40% or 570 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.45 meters vs 12.3 meters 7% or 0.85 meters

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. Peugeot 406

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 4000 RPM 43% or 3000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 2179 cm3 54% or 2512 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 4615 mm 5% or 266 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1780 mm 7% or 135 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1354 mm 0% or 1 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2700 mm 8% or 242 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 215/55 R16
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 215/55 R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 215/55 R16
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels TRIDENT vs HOGGAR
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)