2016 Maserati Ghibli Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$31,223 - $70,600
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test
Source: NHTSA.gov
MPG (up to)
17 City / 24 HWY
Horsepower
345-404
Seats
5

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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

3.8 Overall Score
Performance 4.1Interior 4.4Comfort 3.9Value 3.9

Editor's Overview

Among production cars, it doesn't get much more exotic than a Maserati, and the 2016 Ghibli will deliver all the Italian-flavored motoring imaginable. One of the most sensuous-looking sedans on any road, the Ghibli brings a full dose of Mediterranean style, luxury, performance and image, with curvaceous shapes, a sumptuous interior, a snarling powertrain and undeniable cachet.

Maserati Ghibli Models & Trims

chevronDown icon Base $70,600
Horsepower: 345 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 19 X 8.5, 21 X 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum, Forged Aluminum
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check icon Navigation System
close icon Heated Seats
check icon Sun Roof
check icon Back-Up Camera
check icon Premium Audio
close icon Smart Device Integration
check icon WiFi Hotspot
check icon Keyless Start
check icon Keyless Entry
check icon Automated Emergency Braking
check icon Blind Spot Monitor
check icon Cross-Traffic Alert
close icon Lane Departure Warning
chevronDown icon S Q4 $35,112 - $41,761
Horsepower: 404 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 19 X 8.5, 21 X 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum, Forged Aluminum
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check icon Navigation System
close icon Heated Seats
check icon Sun Roof
check icon Back-Up Camera
check icon Premium Audio
close icon Smart Device Integration
check icon WiFi Hotspot
check icon Keyless Start
check icon Keyless Entry
check icon Automated Emergency Braking
check icon Blind Spot Monitor
check icon Cross-Traffic Alert
close icon Lane Departure Warning
chevronDown icon S $31,223 - $37,210
Horsepower: 404 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 19 X 8.5, 21 X 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum, Forged Aluminum
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check icon Navigation System
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check icon Sun Roof
check icon Back-Up Camera
check icon Premium Audio
close icon Smart Device Integration
check icon WiFi Hotspot
check icon Keyless Start
check icon Keyless Entry
check icon Automated Emergency Braking
check icon Blind Spot Monitor
check icon Cross-Traffic Alert
close icon Lane Departure Warning

Owner Reviews

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The tires don't last more that 2 years and the breaks will not last either!

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Not very luxurious. Very expensive to maintain. Terrible tires and the brakes needs to be replaced after 2 yrs. I love the look from the outside but this will be my first and last Maserati.

Diana B
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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$70,600
$35,112 - $41,761

Horsepower

Horsepower
345 (hp)
404 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
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Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0L Twin Turbo V6
3.0L Twin Turbo V6
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
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Standard
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Standard

Alarm

Alarm
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Standard
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Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
check icon
Standard
check icon
Standard

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
check icon
Standard
check icon
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
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Standard
check icon
Standard

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
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Standard
check icon
Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
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Standard
check icon
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Standard
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Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Standard
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Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Standard
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Standard

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Standard
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Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Head Room

Rear Leg Room

Second Head Room

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
17.7 (cu. ft.)
17.7 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
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Standard
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Standard

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
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Standard
check icon
Standard

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input
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Standard
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Standard

CD Player

CD Player
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Standard
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Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
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Standard
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Standard

AC

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
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Standard
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Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
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Standard
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Standard

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
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Standard
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Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
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Not Available
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Standard

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
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Standard
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Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
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Not Available
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Standard
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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
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Standard
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Standard

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/40YR20
P245/40YR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
118 (in.)
118 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.4 (ft.)
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Not Available

Length

Length
195.7 (in.)
195.7 (in.)

Width

Width
76.6 (in.)
76.6 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3990 (.lbs)
4123 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
345 (hp)
404 (hp)

Torque

Torque
369 (ft. lbs.)
406 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
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Standard
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Standard

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
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Standard
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Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
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Standard
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Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
21.1 (gal.)
21.1 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
21 (mpg)
20 (mpg)

City

City
17 (mpg)
16 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
24 (mpg)
24 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
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Standard
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Standard

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Standard
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Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Standard
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Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
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Standard
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Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
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Standard
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Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
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Standard
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Standard

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
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Standard
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Standard

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
check icon
Standard
check icon
Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Standard
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Standard

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
G
Side
G
Roof Strength
G
Driver-side Overlap Front
N/A
G
Good
A
Acceptable
M
Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) *
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control *
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Driver Knee Airbag
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Back-Up Camera

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

Reliability results are currently not available.

Safety Recalls (4)

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Electrical System > Wiring Jan 19, 2017
Report Receipt Date:
Jan 19, 2017
NHTSA Campaign:
17V046000
Summary:
Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain 2014-2017 Quattroporte and Ghibli, and 2017 Levante vehicles. Adjusting the front seats may cause the seat wiring harness to rub, possibly resulting in an electrical short.
Consequence:
An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles, replacing the seat wiring harness, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began June 26, 2017. Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-877-696-2737. Maserati's number for this recall is 342.
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Vehicle Speed Control > Accelerator Pedal Feb 29, 2016
Report Receipt Date:
Feb 29, 2016
NHTSA Campaign:
16V122000
Summary:
Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Quattroporte and Ghibli vehicles manufactured February 1, 2013, to November 30, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the driver-side floor mat anchor may break allowing the floor mat to move and get trapped between the accelerator pedal and the vehicle carpet.
Consequence:
If the floor mat moves and becomes trapped between the accelerator and the vehicle carpet, it may result in very high vehicle speeds, which could cause a crash, serious injury or death.
Remedy:
Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver-side floor mat and possibly the accelerator pedal cover, free of charge. The recall began April 29, 2016. Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-877-696-2737. Maserati's number for this recall is 301. Note: These vehicles are equipped with a brake override system. In the event a pedal is trapped, pushing on the brake pedal will brake the vehicle and enable the driver to slow and stop and turn off the vehicle.
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Suspension > Rear May 1, 2016
Report Receipt Date:
May 1, 2016
NHTSA Campaign:
16V264000
Summary:
Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Quattroporte and Ghibli vehicles manufactured February 1, 2013, to September 18, 2015. During the assembly process, the rear tie-rod to hub assembly attaching bolt may not have been properly tightened.
Consequence:
An improperly tightened rear tie-rod to hub carrier assembly attaching bolt may allow the tie-rod to separate from the hub carrier, resulting in a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left and right rear tie-rod to hub carrier assembly attaching bolts to verify that they are properly tightened, replacing the rear tie-rod to hub carrier assembly as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during July 2016. Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-877-696-2737. Maserati's number for this recall is 303.
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Tires > Sidewall Nov 20, 2016
Report Receipt Date:
Nov 20, 2016
NHTSA Campaign:
16V840000
Summary:
Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain model year 2017 Ghibli and Quattroporte vehicles and one model year 2016 Ghibli vehicle manufactured February 29, 2016, to October 29, 2016. These vehicles are equipped with certain Pirelli P Zero All Season tires, size 275/40R19 101W, that may develop cracks in their lower sidewall, possibly resulting in a loss of air.
Consequence:
A loss of air may result in tire failure or a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected tires, free of charge. The recall began on December 30, 2016. Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-877-696-2737. Maserati's number for this recall is 324.

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