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What is Better Alfa Romeo 146 or Aston Martin DBS?

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5 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 146

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 121 g/mile vs 241 g/mile 99% or 120 g/mile
Less noise level 74 dB vs 75 dB 1% or 1 dB
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 520 kg vs 295 kg 43% or 225 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1190 kg vs 1695 kg 42% or 505 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 2 3

17 reasons to buy Aston Martin DBS

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 12 vs 4 8 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 10.9 vs 10.3 6% or 0.6 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 89 mm vs 82 mm 8% or 7 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 79.5 mm vs 75.65 mm 5% or 3.85 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

510 bhp vs 120 bhp

380 kw. vs 88 kw.

76% or 390 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 570 nM vs 144 nM 75% or 426 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.3 sec. vs 10.6 sec. 6.3 sec.
More top speed 191 mph vs 121 mph 70 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 17.3 mpg vs 34.01 mpg 97% or 16.71 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 24.11 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 83% or 20 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.6 mpg vs 25 mpg 116% or 13.4 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 78 liters vs 51 liters 35% or 27 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1990 kg vs 1710 kg 14% or 280 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 10 years vs 8 years 20% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 146 vs. Aston Martin DBS

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 6500 RPM 3% or 200 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1598 cm3 vs 5935 cm3 73% or 4337 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V12
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4257 mm vs 4721 mm 10% or 464 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1905 mm 10% or 193 mm narrower
Height 1426 mm vs 1280 mm 10% or 146 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2740 mm 7% or 200 mm less
Front tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 245/35 R20
Rear tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 295/30 R20
Type of wheels 5.5J X 14" alloy wheels vs 20" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)