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What is Better Alfa Romeo 146 or Hyundai Sonata?

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Alfa Romeo 146 Hyundai Sonata

6 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 146

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.6 sec. vs 10.7 sec. 0.1 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 34.01 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 36% or 12.26 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 44.11 mpg vs 56.46 mpg 28% or 12.35 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 25 mpg vs 34.4 mpg 38% or 9.4 mpg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1190 kg vs 1591 kg 34% or 401 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

18 reasons to buy Hyundai Sonata

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.3 vs 10.3 40% or 7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 82 mm 1% or 1 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

138 bhp vs 120 bhp

103 kw. vs 88 kw.

13% or 18 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 305 nM vs 144 nM 53% or 161 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 126 mph vs 121 mph 5 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 101 g/mile vs 121 g/mile 20% or 20 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Less noise level 71 dB vs 74 dB 4% or 3 dB
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 51 liters 27% or 19 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2150 kg vs 1710 kg 20% or 440 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 559 kg vs 520 kg 7% or 39 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1700 kg vs 1200 kg 29% or 500 kg
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 5 years vs 3 years 40% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
More standard warranty - Years 5 years vs 3 years 40% or 2 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 11.5 meters 5% or 0.5 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 146 vs. Hyundai Sonata

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 4000 RPM 37% or 2300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1598 cm3 vs 1991 cm3 20% or 393 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 COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4257 mm vs 4800 mm 11% or 543 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1832 mm 7% or 120 mm narrower
Height 1426 mm vs 1475 mm 3% or 49 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2730 mm 7% or 190 mm less
Front tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 225/50 R17
Rear tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 225/50 R17
Spare wheel 115/70 R 15 vs 225/50 R17
Type of wheels 5.5J X 14" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)