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What is Better Alfa Romeo 145 or Kia Sorento?

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10 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 145

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 91 mm vs 90 mm 1% or 1 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

150 bhp vs 148 bhp

110 kw. vs 110 kw.

1% or 2 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.4 sec. vs 10.5 sec. 2.1 sec.
More top speed 130 mph vs 113 mph 17 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 37% or 12 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 42.22 mpg vs 52.33 mpg 24% or 10.11 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.61 mpg vs 35.28 mpg 56% or 12.67 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 74 dB vs 74.7 dB 1% or 0.7 dB
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1275 kg vs 1795 kg 41% or 520 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

14 reasons to buy Kia Sorento

Engine and transmission
Better compression 16.5 vs 10 39% or 6.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 84 mm vs 83 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More torque 382 nM vs 186 nM 51% or 196 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 105 g/mile vs 131 g/mile 25% or 26 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 531 liters vs 320 liters 40% or 211 liters
More maximum trunk space 1546 liters vs 1130 liters 27% or 416 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 61 liters 13% or 9 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2500 kg vs 1200 kg 52% or 1300 kg
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 6 years vs 3 years 50% or 3 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
More standard warranty - Years 7 years vs 3 years 57% or 4 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.9 meters vs 110 meters 909% or 99.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 145 vs. Kia Sorento

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 4000 RPM 35% or 2200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1970 cm3 vs 1995 cm3 1% or 25 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 COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4093 mm vs 4685 mm 13% or 592 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1885 mm 9% or 173 mm narrower
Height 1427 mm vs 1745 mm 18% or 318 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2700 mm 6% or 160 mm less
Front tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 235/65 R17
Rear tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 235/65 R17
Spare wheel 195/55 VR15 vs 235/65 R17
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)