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What is Better Alfa Romeo 146 or Renault Laguna?

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6 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 146

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.3 vs 9.0 13% or 1.3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 34.01 mpg vs 35.28 mpg 4% or 1.27 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 25 mpg vs 26.11 mpg 4% or 1.11 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 520 kg vs 495 kg 5% or 25 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1190 kg vs 1428 kg 20% or 238 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 4 1

13 reasons to buy Renault Laguna

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 82.7 mm vs 82 mm 1% or 0.7 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 93 mm vs 75.65 mm 19% or 17.35 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

205 bhp vs 120 bhp

150 kw. vs 88 kw.

41% or 85 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 144 nM 52% or 156 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.8 sec. vs 10.6 sec. 2.8 sec.
More top speed 144 mph vs 121 mph 23 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 43.38 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 2% or 0.73 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 115 g/mile vs 121 g/mile 5% or 6 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 66 liters vs 51 liters 23% or 15 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1923 kg vs 1710 kg 11% or 213 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1200 kg 20% or 300 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 99441 miles vs 62150 miles 38% or 37291 miles

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 146 vs. Renault Laguna

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 5000 RPM 21% or 1300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1598 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 20% or 400 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 Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4257 mm vs 4643 mm 8% or 386 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1812 mm 6% or 100 mm narrower
Height 1426 mm vs 1398 mm 2% or 28 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2694 mm 6% or 154 mm less
Front tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 225/45 R18
Rear tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 225/45 R18
Spare wheel 115/70 R 15 vs kit for wheel pumping
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)