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What is Better Alfa Romeo 145 or Mazda 323?

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Alfa Romeo 145 Mazda 323

13 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 145

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10 vs 9.0 10% or 1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 78 mm 6% or 5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 91 mm vs 78.4 mm 14% or 12.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

150 bhp vs 88 bhp

110 kw. vs 65 kw.

41% or 62 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 186 nM vs 132 nM 29% or 54 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.4 sec. vs 11.9 sec. 3.5 sec.
More top speed 130 mph vs 110 mph 20 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 37.52 mpg 17% or 5.41 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 42.22 mpg vs 45.12 mpg 7% or 2.9 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.61 mpg vs 29.69 mpg 31% or 7.08 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1130 liters vs 356 liters 68% or 774 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 61 liters vs 55 liters 10% or 6 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years

5 reasons to buy Mazda 323

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 115 g/mile vs 131 g/mile 14% or 16 g/mile
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
Other specs
Less weight 1103 kg vs 1275 kg 16% or 172 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.4 meters vs 110 meters 865% or 98.6 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 145 vs. Mazda 323

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 5500 RPM 11% or 700 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1970 cm3 vs 1498 cm3 24% or 472 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4093 mm vs 4200 mm 3% or 107 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1705 mm 0% or 7 mm wider
Height 1427 mm vs 1420 mm 0% or 7 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2610 mm 3% or 70 mm less
Front tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 195/55 R15 85V
Rear tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 195/55 R15 85V
Spare wheel 195/55 VR15 vs 195/55 R15 85V
Type of wheels 15" alloy wheels vs 15 alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)