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What is Better Alfa Romeo 146 or Nissan Primera?

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11 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.
Piston diameter larger 82 mm vs 80 mm 2% or 2 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

120 bhp vs 116 bhp

88 kw. vs 85 kw.

3% or 4 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.6 sec. vs 12.1 sec. 1.5 sec.
More top speed 121 mph vs 117 mph 4 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 34.01 mpg vs 38.19 mpg 12% or 4.18 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 44.11 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 5% or 2.16 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 25 mpg vs 29.39 mpg 18% or 4.39 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 520 kg vs 504 kg 3% or 16 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1190 kg vs 1306 kg 10% or 116 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

10 reasons to buy Nissan Primera

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 88 mm vs 75.65 mm 14% or 12.35 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 163 nM vs 144 nM 12% or 19 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 121 g/mile 10% or 11 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 62 liters vs 51 liters 18% or 11 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1810 kg vs 1710 kg 6% or 100 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1200 kg 20% or 300 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 11.18 meters vs 11.5 meters 3% or 0.32 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 146 vs. Nissan Primera

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 5600 RPM 11% or 700 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1598 cm3 vs 1769 cm3 10% or 171 cm3 less
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 4567 mm 7% or 310 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1760 mm 3% or 48 mm narrower
Height 1426 mm vs 1482 mm 4% or 56 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 1518 mm 40% or 1022 mm more
Front tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 205/60 R16
Rear tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 205/60 R16
Spare wheel 115/70 R 15 vs 205/60 R16 steel
Type of wheels 5.5J X 14" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)