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What is Better Maserati GranTurismo or Renault Safrane?

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14 reasons to buy Maserati GranTurismo

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 5 3 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 83 mm 12% or 11 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 168 bhp

323 kw. vs 121 kw.

62% or 272 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 211 nM 57% or 279 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5 sec. vs 10.2 sec. 5.2 sec.
More top speed 183 mph vs 134 mph 49 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 74% or 13.61 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.91 mpg vs 39.8 mpg 48% or 12.89 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 12.2 mpg vs 23 mpg 89% or 10.8 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 86 liters vs 65 liters 24% or 21 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2180 kg vs 2110 kg 3% or 70 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 1 years 67% or 2 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 10.8 meters 1% or 0.1 meters

5 reasons to buy Renault Safrane

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 84.5 mm 6% or 5.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 157 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 40% or 63 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 2 years 75% or 6 years
Other specs
Less weight 1535 kg vs 1880 kg 22% or 345 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 4 1

Neutral reasons Maserati GranTurismo vs. Renault Safrane

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 6000 RPM 14% or 1000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 2435 cm3 48% or 2256 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 4734 mm 3% or 147 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1818 mm 5% or 97 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1443 mm 6% or 90 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2764 mm 6% or 178 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 195/65R15
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 195/65R15
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 195/65R15
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)