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What is Better Maserati Gran Cabriolet or Volvo S40?

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Maserati Gran Cabriolet Volvo S40

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.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 75 mm 20% or 19 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 109 bhp

323 kw. vs 80 kw.

75% or 331 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 12 sec. 6.6 sec.
More top speed 175 mph vs 118 mph 57 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 57.56 mpg 211% or 39.06 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 27.19 mpg vs 67.24 mpg 147% or 40.05 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 45.56 mpg 286% or 33.76 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 52 liters 31% or 23 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2280 kg vs 1880 kg 18% or 400 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

10 reasons to buy Volvo S40

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 88.3 mm vs 84.5 mm 4% or 3.8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 80 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 175% or 140 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 404 liters vs 260 liters 36% or 144 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 477 kg vs 300 kg 37% or 177 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 2 years 75% or 6 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1403 kg vs 1980 kg 41% or 577 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.6 meters vs 12.3 meters 16% or 1.7 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. Volvo S40

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 4000 RPM 43% or 3000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 1560 cm3 67% or 3131 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 4476 mm 8% or 405 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1770 mm 8% or 145 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1454 mm 7% or 101 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2640 mm 10% or 302 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 205/55 R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs repair kit
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels TRIDENT vs CERYX
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)