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What is Better Alfa Romeo 146 or Chrysler Neon?

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10 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 146

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.3 vs 9.8 5% or 0.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.6 sec. vs 10.8 sec. 0.2 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 44.11 mpg vs 44.78 mpg 2% or 0.67 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 25 mpg vs 35.28 mpg 41% or 10.28 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 51 liters vs 47 liters 8% or 4 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1710 kg vs 1650 kg 4% or 60 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 520 kg vs 405 kg 22% or 115 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1200 kg vs 1000 kg 17% or 200 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1190 kg vs 1245 kg 5% or 55 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

10 reasons to buy Chrysler Neon

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 87.5 mm vs 82 mm 6% or 5.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 83 mm vs 75.65 mm 9% or 7.35 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

131 bhp vs 120 bhp

96 kw. vs 88 kw.

8% or 11 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 178 nM vs 144 nM 19% or 34 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 124 mph vs 121 mph 3 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 25.91 mpg vs 34.01 mpg 31% or 8.1 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 117 g/mile vs 121 g/mile 3% or 4 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Less noise level 71 dB vs 74 dB 4% or 3 dB
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.8 meters vs 11.5 meters 6% or 0.7 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 146 vs. Chrysler Neon

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 5600 RPM 11% or 700 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1598 cm3 vs 1996 cm3 20% or 398 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4257 mm vs 4390 mm 3% or 133 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1715 mm 0% or 3 mm narrower
Height 1426 mm vs 1421 mm 0% or 5 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2667 mm 5% or 127 mm less
Front tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 185/60 R15
Rear tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 185/60 R15
Spare wheel 115/70 R 15 vs Compact (saving space)
Type of wheels 5.5J X 14" alloy wheels vs 15" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)