Compare 2012 Porsche Panamera vs 2012 Maserati Quattroporte

2012 Porsche Panamera
2012 Maserati Quattroporte
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4-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB 18 27 $67,500 $75,200
4-Door HB 4 18 26 $71,640 $79,800
4-Door HB S 16 24 $81,120 $90,300
4-Door HB S Hybrid 22 30 $85,320 $95,000
4-Door HB 4S 16 24 $85,500 $95,200
4-Door HB Turbo 15 23 $122,850 $136,700
4-Door HB Turbo S 15 23 $155,700 $173,200
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4-Door Sedan Quattroporte S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Quattroporte S 11 18 N/A $127,250
4-Door Sedan Quattroporte Sport GT S 11 18 N/A $135,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$67,500
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$75,200
$127,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1253 / month
$2121 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Bucking tradition and the ordinary, the 2012 Porsche Panamera mostly succeeds in being an excellent large fastback sedan. The 2012 Maserati Quattroporte is a stylish, well-handling, exclusive choice for a luxury sedan.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 11 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.3 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 61.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.9 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.0 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
38.2 - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 61.9
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
83.2 74.6
Track Width, Front (in)
65.3 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
195.7 200.7
Height, Overall (in)
55.8 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.4 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
115.0 120.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
44.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
15.7 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 15.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x 1.4 14.2 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.1 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 23.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.1-13.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.3 40.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
275/45R18 P285/40YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Front Tire Size
245/50R18 P245/40YR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3880 4389
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 19 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.0 19 x 10.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
NA - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3750 361 @ 4750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.6L/220 4.7L/286
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6200 425 @ 7000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 11
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.97 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.01 - TBD -
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.57 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.59 NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.54 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name
Porsche Panamera Maserati Quattroporte
Body Style
Hatchback 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs anti-roll bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double-wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs anti-roll bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double-wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.7 13.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 1

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