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What is Better Alfa Romeo 145 or Alfa Romeo Spider?

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5 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 145

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.4 sec. vs 8.8 sec. 0.4 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 131 g/mile vs 135 g/mile 3% or 4 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 320 liters vs 200 liters 38% or 120 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1275 kg vs 1505 kg 18% or 230 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 2 3

16 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo Spider

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.3 vs 10 12% or 1.3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 83 mm 3% or 3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 94.6 mm vs 91 mm 4% or 3.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

185 bhp vs 150 bhp

136 kw. vs 110 kw.

19% or 35 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 230 nM vs 186 nM 19% or 44 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 139 mph vs 130 mph 9 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.69 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 5% or 1.42 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 39.8 mpg vs 42.22 mpg 6% or 2.42 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 22.61 mpg 3% or 0.62 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 1 dB
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 61 liters 13% or 9 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1450 kg vs 1200 kg 17% or 250 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 110 meters 928% or 99.3 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 145 vs. Alfa Romeo Spider

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 6500 RPM 5% or 300 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1970 cm3 vs 2198 cm3 10% or 228 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4093 mm vs 4393 mm 7% or 300 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1830 mm 6% or 118 mm narrower
Height 1427 mm vs 1318 mm 8% or 109 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2528 mm 0% or 12 mm more
Front tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 225/50 R17
Rear tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 225/50 R17
Spare wheel 195/55 VR15 vs Compact
Type of wheels 15" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)