2011 Aston Martin
Vantage
vs. 2011 Maserati
GranTurismo

2011 Aston-Martin Vantage

7.8

starting from

$121,965

Reasons to buy the Aston Martin Vantage

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Tighter turning radius
36.5 ft
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Average range in the city
274 miles
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CD changer
Standard
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Average cargo space
10.6 ft3
2011 Maserati GranTurismo

7.8

starting from

$140,200

Reasons to buy the Maserati GranTurismo

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Average number of passenger seats
4
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Average number of airbags
4
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Average power
440 HP @ 7,000 RPM
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Has a semi-automatic transmission
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 10.0
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Crash Test Ratings 5.5 vs 5.5
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Cost - vs -
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Practicality - vs -
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  • A/C for hot summer days comes standard
  • Neither offers power outlets
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Safety Features 10.0 vs -
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Performance 10.0 vs -
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  • Neither has an air compressor to maximize power output
Entertainment System 10.0 vs -
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  • Neither offers an entertainment system
Overall 7.8 vs 7.8

Luxury Features

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GranTurismo
2011 Maserati GranTurismo
2011 Aston-Martin Vantage Aston Martin
Vantage
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moon roof Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Standard Both have power seats
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Standard Both come standard with leather interiors

Crash Test Ratings

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GranTurismo
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2011 Aston-Martin Vantage Aston Martin
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Rollover resistance Unknown vs Unknown
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Front driver crash test Unknown vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test Unknown vs Unknown

Cost

Maserati
GranTurismo
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2011 Aston-Martin Vantage Aston Martin
Vantage
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MSRP $140,200 vs $121,965 Very inexpensive
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In-city gas mileage 12 mpg vs 13 mpg Both get OK mileage in the city
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basic warranty miles Unknown vs Unknown
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Average lasting basic warranty

Practicality

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GranTurismo
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Passengers 4 vs 2 The GranTurismo has the usual number of seats, while the Vantage has very few
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Highway driving range 382 miles vs 401 miles The Vantage has OK highway range, but the GranTurismo is very limited
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Cargo space 6.0 ft3 vs 10.6 ft3 The Vantage has OK cargo room, while the GranTurismo has very little
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front seats Unknown vs Unknown
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folding rear seats Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a folding rear seat
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power outlets Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers power outlets
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roof rails Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers roof rails
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navigation system Standard vs Optional The {better}'s standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again; optional upgrade required on the {worse}
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Cupholders 4 vs Unknown
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Road Tests

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GranTurismo
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0-60 mph 5.2 seconds vs Unknown
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Braking distance at 60mph Unknown vs Unknown
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1/4 mile Unknown vs Unknown
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Lateral acceleration Unknown vs Unknown
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Top speed 177 mph vs Unknown

Safety Features

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GranTurismo
2011 Maserati GranTurismo
2011 Aston-Martin Vantage Aston Martin
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Unknown
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Airbags 4 vs 3 The GranTurismo has an OK number of airbags while the Vantage has very few (missing Head / Curtain)
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Not Available vs Not Available
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Roadside assistance system None vs None

Performance

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GranTurismo
2011 Maserati GranTurismo
2011 Aston-Martin Vantage Aston Martin
Vantage
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Horsepower 440 HP @ 7,000 RPM vs 420 HP @ 7,300 RPM Average power
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Number of gears 6 vs 6 Average number of gears
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Transmission Semi-automatic transmission vs Manual transmission Both the GranTurismo 's semi-automatic transmission and the Vantage 's Manual transmission are unusual transmissions for this class of vehicle
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paddle shifters Standard vs Unknown
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor to maximize power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 9.9 lb/hp vs 8.6 lb/hp Both have OK performance
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Drivetrain type rear-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive Both have the usual drivetrain for this class of vehicle
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 40.4 ft vs 36.5 ft The Vantage can make tight turns, but the GranTurismo takes a little more room to navigate

Entertainment System

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GranTurismo
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Number of speakers 12 vs Unknown
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Has speed sensitive volume Yes vs Unknown
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Standard vs Optional Have your pick of music from around the world with the {better}'s satellite radio; in the {worse}, too, but it'll cost
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Has auxiliary audio input No vs Unknown
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Has subwoofer No vs Unknown
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entertainment system Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers an entertainment system

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