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What is Better Maserati Gran Cabriolet or Renault Avantime?

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Maserati Gran Cabriolet Renault Avantime

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 82.7 mm 12% or 11.3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 165 bhp

323 kw. vs 120 kw.

63% or 275 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 250 nM 49% or 240 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.4 sec. vs 9.9 sec. 4.5 sec.
More top speed 175 mph vs 126 mph 49 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 30.69 mpg 66% or 12.19 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 27.19 mpg vs 38.69 mpg 42% or 11.5 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 22.39 mpg 90% or 10.59 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 260 liters vs 53 liters 80% or 207 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2280 kg vs 2220 kg 3% or 60 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

8 reasons to buy Renault Avantime

Engine and transmission
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 135 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 63% or 85 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 75 liters 6% or 5 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 1641 kg vs 1980 kg 21% or 339 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.9 meters vs 12.3 meters 13% or 1.4 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. Renault Avantime

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 5000 RPM 29% or 2000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 57% or 2693 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 4642 mm 5% or 239 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1835 mm 4% or 80 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1627 mm 17% or 274 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2702 mm 8% or 240 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 225/50 R17 94V
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 225/50 R17 94V
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 225/50 R17 94V
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels TRIDENT vs RHODES
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)