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What is Better Maserati Gran Cabriolet or Toyota MR2?

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Maserati Gran Cabriolet Toyota MR2

17 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 10.0 12% or 1.3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 79 mm 16% or 15 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 84.5 mm vs 31.4 mm 63% or 53.1 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 140 bhp

323 kw. vs 103 kw.

68% or 300 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 170 nM 65% or 320 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.4 sec. vs 8 sec. 2.6 sec.
More top speed 175 mph vs 131 mph 44 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 38.19 mpg 106% or 19.69 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 27.19 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 76% or 20.68 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 28 mpg 137% or 16.2 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 48 liters 36% or 27 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2280 kg vs 1225 kg 46% or 1055 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 300 kg vs 195 kg 35% or 105 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
More seats 4 vs 2 2

5 reasons to buy Toyota MR2

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 111 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 98% or 109 g/mile
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 1030 kg vs 1980 kg 92% or 950 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 5 meters vs 12.3 meters 146% or 7.3 meters

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. Toyota MR2

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 6400 RPM 9% or 600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 1794 cm3 62% or 2897 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC VVT
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 3895 mm 20% or 986 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1695 mm 11% or 220 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1240 mm 8% or 113 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2450 mm 17% or 492 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 185/55 R15
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 215/45 R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs Compact
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 15" F/16"R alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)