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What is Better Alfa Romeo 145 or Alfa Romeo 147?

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5 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 145

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 91 mm vs 78 mm 14% or 13 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 131 g/mile vs 178 g/mile 36% or 47 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 320 liters vs 280 liters 13% or 40 liters
More maximum trunk space 1130 liters vs 1030 liters 9% or 100 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1275 kg vs 1360 kg 7% or 85 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

14 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 147

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 10.5 vs 10 5% or 0.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 93 mm vs 83 mm 11% or 10 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 150 bhp

184 kw. vs 110 kw.

40% or 100 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 186 nM 38% or 114 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 8.4 sec. 2.1 sec.
More top speed 153 mph vs 130 mph 23 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23.3 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 38% or 8.81 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.78 mpg vs 42.22 mpg 29% or 9.44 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.6 mpg vs 22.61 mpg 45% or 7.01 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 61 liters 3% or 2 liters
Other specs
Less turning radius 12.1 meters vs 110 meters 809% or 97.9 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 145 vs. Alfa Romeo 147

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1970 cm3 vs 3179 cm3 38% or 1209 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4093 mm vs 4213 mm 3% or 120 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1764 mm 3% or 52 mm narrower
Height 1427 mm vs 1442 mm 1% or 15 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2546 mm 0% or 6 mm less
Front tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 225/45 R17W
Rear tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 225/45 R17W
Spare wheel 195/55 VR15 vs puncture repair kit
Type of wheels 15" alloy wheels vs 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)