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What is Better Alfa Romeo 145 or Peugeot 407?

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Alfa Romeo 145 Peugeot 407

9 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 145

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 91 mm vs 88 mm 3% or 3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

150 bhp vs 136 bhp

110 kw. vs 100 kw.

9% or 14 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.4 sec. vs 10.1 sec. 1.7 sec.
More top speed 130 mph vs 129 mph 1 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 47.97 mpg 49% or 15.86 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 42.22 mpg vs 59 mpg 40% or 16.78 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.61 mpg vs 35.98 mpg 59% or 13.37 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1275 kg vs 1650 kg 29% or 375 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 4 1

11 reasons to buy Peugeot 407

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 85 mm vs 83 mm 2% or 2 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More torque 320 nM vs 186 nM 42% or 134 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 97 g/mile vs 131 g/mile 35% or 34 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Less noise level 73.7 dB vs 74 dB 0% or 0.3 dB
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 400 liters vs 320 liters 20% or 80 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 67 liters vs 61 liters 9% or 6 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1480 kg vs 1200 kg 19% or 280 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 12 meters vs 110 meters 817% or 98 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 145 vs. Peugeot 407

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 4000 RPM 35% or 2200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1970 cm3 vs 1997 cm3 1% or 27 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 4815 mm 15% or 722 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1868 mm 8% or 156 mm narrower
Height 1427 mm vs 1399 mm 2% or 28 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2725 mm 7% or 185 mm less
Front tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 235/45 R18
Rear tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 235/45 R18
Spare wheel 195/55 VR15 vs 235/45 R18
Type of wheels 15" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)