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What is Better Maserati GranTurismo or Volkswagen Touareg?

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10 reasons to buy Maserati GranTurismo

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 6 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 240 bhp

323 kw. vs 176 kw.

45% or 200 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5 sec. vs 7.8 sec. 2.8 sec.
More top speed 183 mph vs 135 mph 48 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 37.22 mpg 101% or 18.72 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.91 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 54% or 14.57 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 12.2 mpg vs 31.72 mpg 160% or 19.52 mpg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1880 kg vs 2174 kg 16% or 294 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.9 meters 11% or 1.2 meters

11 reasons to buy Volkswagen Touareg

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.0 vs 11.3 34% or 5.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
More torque 550 nM vs 490 nM 11% or 60 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 124 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 77% or 96 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 580 liters vs 260 liters 55% or 320 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 100 liters vs 86 liters 14% or 14 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2860 kg vs 2180 kg 24% or 680 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 686 kg vs 300 kg 56% or 386 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
More seats 5 vs 4 1

Neutral reasons Maserati GranTurismo vs. Volkswagen Touareg

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 4000 RPM 43% or 3000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 2967 cm3 37% or 1724 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs V6
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 8 2 less
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 4795 mm 2% or 86 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1940 mm 1% or 25 mm narrower
Height 1353 mm vs 1732 mm 22% or 379 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2893 mm 2% or 49 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 255/55 R18
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 255/55 R18
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs repair kit
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
Style of wheels TRIDENT vs Karakum
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)