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7 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 146

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.3 vs 10.15 1% or 0.15 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 75.65 mm vs 67.4 mm 11% or 8.25 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

120 bhp vs 103 bhp

88 kw. vs 76 kw.

14% or 17 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.6 sec. vs 11.1 sec. 0.5 sec.
More top speed 121 mph vs 115 mph 6 mph
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 1 years 67% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1190 kg vs 1200 kg 1% or 10 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

8 reasons to buy Fiat Marea

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86.4 mm vs 82 mm 5% or 4.4 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 33.62 mpg vs 34.01 mpg 1% or 0.39 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 42.83 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 3% or 1.28 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 24.61 mpg vs 25 mpg 2% or 0.39 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 1 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 51 liters 19% or 12 liters
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.5 meters 7% or 0.8 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 146 vs. Fiat Marea

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 5750 RPM 9% or 550 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1598 cm3 vs 1581 cm3 1% or 17 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4257 mm vs 4490 mm 5% or 233 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1740 mm 2% or 28 mm narrower
Height 1426 mm vs 1510 mm 6% or 84 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 185/65 R14
Rear tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 185/65 R14
Spare wheel 115/70 R 15 vs 185/65 R14
Type of wheels 5.5J X 14" alloy wheels vs 14" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)