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What is Better Maserati GranTurismo or Mazda 323?

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16 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 9.0 20% or 2.3 . 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 78.4 mm 7% or 6.1 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 88 bhp

323 kw. vs 65 kw.

80% or 352 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 132 nM 73% or 358 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5 sec. vs 11.9 sec. 6.9 sec.
More top speed 183 mph vs 110 mph 73 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 37.52 mpg 103% or 19.02 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.91 mpg vs 45.12 mpg 68% or 18.21 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 12.2 mpg vs 29.69 mpg 143% or 17.49 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 86 liters vs 55 liters 36% or 31 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2180 kg vs 1590 kg 27% or 590 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.4 meters 7% or 0.7 meters

6 reasons to buy Mazda 323

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 115 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 91% or 105 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 466 kg vs 300 kg 36% or 166 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 6 years vs 2 years 67% or 4 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1103 kg vs 1880 kg 70% or 777 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 323

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 5500 RPM 21% or 1500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 1498 cm3 68% or 3193 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 4200 mm 14% or 681 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1705 mm 11% or 210 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1420 mm 5% or 67 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2610 mm 11% or 332 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 195/55 R15 85V
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 195/55 R15 85V
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 195/55 R15 85V
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 15 alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)