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What is Better Alfa Romeo 145 or Volkswagen Phaeton?

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3 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 145

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.4 sec. vs 8.8 sec. 0.4 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 131 g/mile vs 161 g/mile 23% or 30 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1275 kg vs 2372 kg 86% or 1097 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

17 reasons to buy Volkswagen Phaeton

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 17 vs 10 41% or 7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 91.4 mm vs 91 mm 0% or 0.40000000000001 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

225 bhp vs 150 bhp

165 kw. vs 110 kw.

33% or 75 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 450 nM vs 186 nM 59% or 264 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 145 mph vs 130 mph 15 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.39 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 9% or 2.72 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 36.7 mpg vs 42.22 mpg 15% or 5.52 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.89 mpg vs 22.61 mpg 3% or 0.72 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Less noise level 69 dB vs 74 dB 7% or 5 dB
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 500 liters vs 320 liters 36% or 180 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 61 liters 32% or 29 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2500 kg vs 1200 kg 52% or 1300 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. Volkswagen Phaeton

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 4000 RPM 35% or 2200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1970 cm3 vs 2967 cm3 34% or 997 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4093 mm vs 5055 mm 19% or 962 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1903 mm 10% or 191 mm narrower
Height 1427 mm vs 1450 mm 2% or 23 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2881 mm 12% or 341 mm less
Front tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 235/55 R17
Rear tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 235/55 R17
Spare wheel 195/55 VR15 vs 235/55 R17
Type of wheels 15" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)