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What is Better Alfa Romeo 145 or Subaru Forester?

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8 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 145

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 91 mm vs 86 mm 5% or 5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

150 bhp vs 147 bhp

110 kw. vs 108 kw.

2% or 3 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.4 sec. vs 10.4 sec. 2 sec.
More top speed 130 mph vs 116 mph 14 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 44.78 mpg 39% or 12.67 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 42.22 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 15% or 6.44 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.61 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 73% or 16.59 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1275 kg vs 1540 kg 21% or 265 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

12 reasons to buy Subaru Forester

Engine and transmission
Better compression 16.3 vs 10 39% or 6.3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 83 mm 3% or 3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More torque 350 nM vs 186 nM 47% or 164 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 104 g/mile vs 131 g/mile 26% or 27 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Less noise level 70.3 dB vs 74 dB 5% or 3.7 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 450 liters vs 320 liters 29% or 130 liters
More maximum trunk space 1660 liters vs 1130 liters 32% or 530 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 64 liters vs 61 liters 5% or 3 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1200 kg 40% or 800 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.5 meters vs 110 meters 948% or 99.5 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 145 vs. Subaru Forester

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 3600 RPM 42% or 2600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1970 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 1% or 28 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs Horizontally
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 4560 mm 10% or 467 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1780 mm 4% or 68 mm narrower
Height 1427 mm vs 1675 mm 15% or 248 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2615 mm 3% or 75 mm less
Front tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 215/65 R16
Rear tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 215/65 R16
Spare wheel 195/55 VR15 vs 215/65 R16
Type of wheels 15" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)