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What is Better Alfa Romeo 145 or Mazda Xedos 9?

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7 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 145

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 80.3 mm 3% or 2.7 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 91 mm vs 74.2 mm 18% or 16.8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.4 sec. vs 9.5 sec. 1.1 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 131 g/mile vs 152 g/mile 16% or 21 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1130 liters vs 420 liters 63% or 710 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1275 kg vs 1546 kg 21% or 271 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

12 reasons to buy Mazda Xedos 9

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

211 bhp vs 150 bhp

155 kw. vs 110 kw.

29% or 61 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 290 nM vs 186 nM 36% or 104 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 143 mph vs 130 mph 13 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 28.2 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 14% or 3.91 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 36.7 mpg vs 42.22 mpg 15% or 5.52 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 20.21 mpg vs 22.61 mpg 12% or 2.4 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 71 dB vs 74 dB 4% or 3 dB
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 68 liters vs 61 liters 10% or 7 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1200 kg 20% or 300 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 12.2 meters vs 110 meters 802% or 97.8 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 145 vs. Mazda Xedos 9

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 5300 RPM 15% or 900 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1970 cm3 vs 2255 cm3 13% or 285 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 4 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4093 mm vs 4830 mm 15% or 737 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1770 mm 3% or 58 mm narrower
Height 1427 mm vs 1395 mm 2% or 32 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2750 mm 8% or 210 mm less
Front tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 225/45R17
Rear tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 225/45R17
Spare wheel 195/55 VR15 vs 225/45R17
Type of wheels 15" alloy wheels vs 7JX17 alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)