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What is Better Maserati GranTurismo or Mazda 3?

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15 reasons to buy Maserati GranTurismo

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 78 mm 17% or 16 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 84.5 mm vs 83.6 mm 1% or 0.90000000000001 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 105 bhp

323 kw. vs 77 kw.

76% or 335 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 145 nM 70% or 345 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5 sec. vs 12.2 sec. 7.2 sec.
More top speed 183 mph vs 114 mph 69 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 43.46 mpg 135% or 24.96 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.91 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 98% or 26.36 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 12.2 mpg vs 33.19 mpg 172% or 20.99 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 86 liters vs 55 liters 36% or 31 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2180 kg vs 1770 kg 19% or 410 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 10.9 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

8 reasons to buy Mazda 3

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 93 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 137% or 127 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 340 liters vs 260 liters 24% or 80 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 438 kg vs 300 kg 32% or 138 kg
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 1332 kg vs 1880 kg 41% or 548 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 4 1

Neutral reasons Maserati GranTurismo vs. Mazda 3

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 6000 RPM 14% or 1000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 66% or 3093 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 4490 mm 8% or 391 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1755 mm 8% or 160 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1470 mm 8% or 117 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2640 mm 10% or 302 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 195/65 R15
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 195/65 R15
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs Compact
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 15" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)