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What is Better Alfa Romeo 146 or Peugeot 407?

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Alfa Romeo 146 Peugeot 407

7 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 146

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 34.01 mpg vs 47.97 mpg 41% or 13.96 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 44.11 mpg vs 59 mpg 34% or 14.89 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 25 mpg vs 35.98 mpg 44% or 10.98 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 520 kg vs 339 kg 35% or 181 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1190 kg vs 1650 kg 39% or 460 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.5 meters vs 12 meters 4% or 0.5 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

14 reasons to buy Peugeot 407

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 85 mm vs 82 mm 4% or 3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 88 mm vs 75.65 mm 14% or 12.35 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

136 bhp vs 120 bhp

100 kw. vs 88 kw.

12% or 16 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 320 nM vs 144 nM 55% or 176 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.1 sec. vs 10.6 sec. 0.5 sec.
More top speed 129 mph vs 121 mph 8 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 97 g/mile vs 121 g/mile 25% or 24 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Less noise level 73.7 dB vs 74 dB 0% or 0.3 dB
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 67 liters vs 51 liters 24% or 16 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1989 kg vs 1710 kg 14% or 279 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1480 kg vs 1200 kg 19% or 280 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 146 vs. Peugeot 407

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 4000 RPM 37% or 2300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1598 cm3 vs 1997 cm3 20% or 399 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 COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4257 mm vs 4815 mm 12% or 558 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1868 mm 8% or 156 mm narrower
Height 1426 mm vs 1399 mm 2% or 27 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2725 mm 7% or 185 mm less
Front tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 235/45 R18
Rear tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 235/45 R18
Spare wheel 115/70 R 15 vs 235/45 R18
Type of wheels 5.5J X 14" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)