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What is Better Maserati GranTurismo or MINI Cooper S?

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13 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 10.5 7% or 0.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 77 mm 18% or 17 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 184 bhp

323 kw. vs 135 kw.

58% or 256 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 sec. vs 7 sec. 2 sec.
More top speed 183 mph vs 142 mph 41 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 163% or 30.16 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.91 mpg vs 56.46 mpg 110% or 29.55 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 12.2 mpg vs 38.69 mpg 217% or 26.49 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 260 liters vs 160 liters 38% or 100 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 86 liters vs 50 liters 42% or 36 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2180 kg vs 1590 kg 27% or 590 kg

7 reasons to buy MINI Cooper S

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 85.8 mm vs 84.5 mm 2% or 1.3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 159% or 135 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 450 kg vs 300 kg 33% or 150 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 1140 kg vs 1880 kg 65% or 740 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Maserati GranTurismo vs. MINI Cooper S

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 5500 RPM 21% or 1500 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 Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 3729 mm 24% or 1152 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1683 mm 12% or 232 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1407 mm 4% or 54 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2467 mm 16% or 475 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 195/55 R16
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 195/55 R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs MINI mobile system for tire maintenance
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels TRIDENT vs RIB spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)