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What is Better Alfa Romeo 146 or Cadillac Escalade?

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7 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 146

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Performance
More top speed 121 mph vs 105 mph 16 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 121 g/mile vs 238 g/mile 97% or 117 g/mile
Less noise level 74 dB vs 75 dB 1% or 1 dB
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1190 kg vs 2609 kg 119% or 1419 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.5 meters vs 11.9 meters 3% or 0.4 meters

16 reasons to buy Cadillac Escalade

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 10.5 vs 10.3 2% or 0.2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 103.3 mm vs 82 mm 21% or 21.3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 92 mm vs 75.65 mm 18% or 16.35 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

409 bhp vs 120 bhp

301 kw. vs 88 kw.

71% or 289 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 565 nM vs 144 nM 75% or 421 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.8 sec. vs 10.6 sec. 3.8 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 17.4 mpg vs 34.01 mpg 95% or 16.61 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 23 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 92% or 21.11 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 12.3 mpg vs 25 mpg 103% or 12.7 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 98 liters vs 51 liters 48% or 47 liters
More maximum allowable weight 3221 kg vs 1710 kg 47% or 1511 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 612 kg vs 520 kg 15% or 92 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 3100 kg vs 1200 kg 61% or 1900 kg
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 5 2

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 146 vs. Cadillac Escalade

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 5700 RPM 10% or 600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1598 cm3 vs 6162 cm3 74% or 4564 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V8
Camshaft DOHC vs OHV
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4257 mm vs 5151 mm 17% or 894 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 2008 mm 15% or 296 mm narrower
Height 1426 mm vs 1887 mm 24% or 461 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2946 mm 14% or 406 mm less
Front tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 265/65 R18
Rear tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 265/65 R18
Spare wheel 115/70 R 15 vs 265/70 R17
Type of wheels 5.5J X 14" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)