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What is Better Maserati Gransport or Saab 9-3?

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Maserati Gransport Saab 9-3

12 reasons to buy Maserati Gransport

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 11.1 vs 9.5 14% or 1.6 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 92 mm vs 86 mm 7% or 6 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

400 bhp vs 210 bhp

295 kw. vs 154 kw.

48% or 190 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 451 nM vs 300 nM 33% or 151 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.95 sec. vs 8.2 sec. 3.25 sec.
More top speed 177 mph vs 143 mph 34 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 16.1 mpg vs 34.91 mpg 117% or 18.81 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 22.61 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 95% or 21.5 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 10.8 mpg vs 25.91 mpg 140% or 15.11 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 88 liters vs 61 liters 31% or 27 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

11 reasons to buy Saab 9-3

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 79.8 mm 7% or 6.2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 116 g/mile vs 249 g/mile 115% or 133 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 419 liters vs 300 liters 28% or 119 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2170 kg vs 1980 kg 9% or 190 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 490 kg vs 250 kg 49% or 240 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 10 years vs 2 years 80% or 8 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1680 kg vs 1730 kg 3% or 50 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.4 meters vs 11.5 meters 1% or 0.1 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

Neutral reasons Maserati Gransport vs. Saab 9-3

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 5300 RPM 24% or 1700 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4244 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 53% or 2246 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
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
Dimensions
Length 4303 mm vs 4690 mm 8% or 387 mm shorter
Width 1822 mm vs 1762 mm 3% or 60 mm wider
Height 1305 mm vs 1575 mm 17% or 270 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2440 mm vs 2675 mm 9% or 235 mm less
Front tires size 235/35 R19 vs 225/50 R17
Rear tires size 265/30 R19 vs 225/50 R17
Spare wheel kit for wheel pumping vs repair kit
Type of wheels 19" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels TROFEO vs 5 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)