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What is Better Maserati Gransport or Smart Forfour?

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Maserati Gransport Smart Forfour

13 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 19% or 2.1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 92 mm vs 75.5 mm 18% or 16.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

400 bhp vs 174 bhp

295 kw. vs 130 kw.

57% or 226 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 451 nM vs 230 nM 49% or 221 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.95 sec. vs 6.9 sec. 1.95 sec.
More top speed 177 mph vs 137 mph 40 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 16.1 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 158% or 25.38 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 22.61 mpg vs 50.43 mpg 123% or 27.82 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 10.8 mpg vs 31.72 mpg 194% or 20.92 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 300 liters vs 268 liters 11% or 32 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 88 liters vs 47 liters 47% or 41 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years

5 reasons to buy Smart Forfour

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 82 mm vs 79.8 mm 3% or 2.2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 99 g/mile vs 249 g/mile 152% or 150 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 6 years vs 2 years 67% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1090 kg vs 1730 kg 59% or 640 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 11.5 meters 5% or 0.5 meters

Neutral reasons Maserati Gransport vs. Smart Forfour

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 6000 RPM 14% or 1000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4244 cm3 vs 1468 cm3 65% or 2776 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4303 mm vs 3752 mm 13% or 551 mm shorter
Width 1822 mm vs 1684 mm 8% or 138 mm wider
Height 1305 mm vs 1450 mm 10% or 145 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2440 mm vs 2500 mm 2% or 60 mm less
Front tires size 235/35 R19 vs 205/40 R17
Rear tires size 265/30 R19 vs 225/35 R17
Spare wheel kit for wheel pumping vs Survival Kit
Type of wheels 19" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels TROFEO vs BRABUS Monoblock VI
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)