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What is Better Alfa Romeo 146 or Mercedes-Benz CLK?

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5 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 146

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.3 vs 9.5 8% or 0.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 121 g/mile vs 131 g/mile 8% or 10 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 520 kg vs 470 kg 10% or 50 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1190 kg vs 1665 kg 40% or 475 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 4 1

15 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz CLK

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 85 mm vs 75.65 mm 11% or 9.35 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

163 bhp vs 120 bhp

122 kw. vs 88 kw.

26% or 43 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 240 nM vs 144 nM 40% or 96 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.8 sec. vs 10.6 sec. 0.8 sec.
More top speed 140 mph vs 121 mph 19 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 34.01 mpg 6% or 1.9 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 42.83 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 3% or 1.28 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.61 mpg vs 25 mpg 11% or 2.39 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 62 liters vs 51 liters 18% or 11 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2135 kg vs 1710 kg 20% or 425 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1200 kg 20% or 300 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 30 years vs 8 years 73% or 22 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.76 meters vs 11.5 meters 7% or 0.74 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 146 vs. Mercedes-Benz CLK

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 5500 RPM 13% or 800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1598 cm3 vs 1796 cm3 11% or 198 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs With a mechanical supercharger
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4257 mm vs 4638 mm 8% or 381 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1740 mm 2% or 28 mm narrower
Height 1426 mm vs 1413 mm 1% or 13 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2715 mm 6% or 175 mm less
Front tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 205/55R16
Rear tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 225/50R16
Spare wheel 115/70 R 15 vs Compact (saving space)
Type of wheels 5.5J X 14" alloy wheels vs 7J/8Jx16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)