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What is Better Alfa Romeo 146 or Aston Martin Rapide?

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Alfa Romeo 146 Aston Martin Rapide

4 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 146

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 121 g/mile vs 221 g/mile 83% or 100 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1190 kg vs 1950 kg 64% or 760 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.5 meters vs 12.46 meters 8% or 0.96 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

15 reasons to buy Aston Martin Rapide

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

470 bhp vs 120 bhp

350 kw. vs 88 kw.

74% or 350 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 600 nM vs 144 nM 76% or 456 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5 sec. vs 10.6 sec. 5.6 sec.
More top speed 184 mph vs 121 mph 63 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 19 mpg vs 34.01 mpg 79% or 15.01 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 27.1 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 63% or 17.01 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 12.5 mpg vs 25 mpg 100% or 12.5 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90.5 liters vs 51 liters 44% or 39.5 liters
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 Rapide

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 6000 RPM 5% or 300 more 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 5019 mm 15% or 762 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1929 mm 11% or 217 mm narrower
Height 1426 mm vs 1360 mm 5% or 66 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2989 mm 15% or 449 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)