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What is Better Alfa Romeo 145 or Smart City?

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Alfa Romeo 145 Smart City

16 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 145

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 4 vs 3 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Better compression 10 vs 9.5 5% or 0.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 63.5 mm 23% or 19.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 91 mm vs 63 mm 31% or 28 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

150 bhp vs 61 bhp

110 kw. vs 45 kw.

59% or 89 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 186 nM vs 80 nM 57% or 106 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.4 sec. vs 18.3 sec. 9.9 sec.
More top speed 130 mph vs 84 mph 46 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 87% or 27.94 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 42.22 mpg vs 70.66 mpg 67% or 28.44 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.61 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 112% or 25.26 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1130 liters vs 150 liters 87% or 980 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 61 liters vs 35 liters 43% or 26 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

5 reasons to buy Smart City

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 70 g/mile vs 131 g/mile 87% or 61 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 730 kg vs 1275 kg 75% or 545 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 8.7 meters vs 110 meters 1164% or 101.3 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 145 vs. Smart City

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 5250 RPM 15% or 950 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1970 cm3 vs 698 cm3 65% or 1272 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Rear-mounted
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4093 mm vs 2500 mm 39% or 1593 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1537 mm 10% or 175 mm wider
Height 1427 mm vs 1549 mm 8% or 122 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 1812 mm 29% or 728 mm more
Front tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 175/55 R15
Rear tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 195/50 R15
Type of wheels 15" alloy wheels vs 15"
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)