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What is Better Maserati GranTurismo or Saab 9-3?

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14 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 9.5 16% or 1.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 86 mm 9% or 8 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 210 bhp

323 kw. vs 154 kw.

52% or 230 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 300 nM 39% or 190 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5 sec. vs 8.2 sec. 3.2 sec.
More top speed 183 mph vs 143 mph 40 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 34.91 mpg 89% or 16.41 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.91 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 64% or 17.2 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 12.2 mpg vs 25.91 mpg 112% or 13.71 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 86 liters vs 61 liters 29% or 25 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2180 kg vs 2170 kg 0% or 10 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

9 reasons to buy Saab 9-3

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 84.5 mm 2% or 1.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 116 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 90% or 104 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 419 liters vs 260 liters 38% or 159 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 490 kg vs 300 kg 39% or 190 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 10 years vs 2 years 80% or 8 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1680 kg vs 1880 kg 12% or 200 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 4 1

Neutral reasons Maserati GranTurismo vs. Saab 9-3

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 5300 RPM 24% or 1700 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 57% or 2693 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 4690 mm 4% or 191 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1762 mm 8% or 153 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1575 mm 14% or 222 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2675 mm 9% or 267 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 225/50 R17
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 225/50 R17
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs repair kit
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels TRIDENT vs 5 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)