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What is Better Alfa Romeo 146 or Rover 75?

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Alfa Romeo 146 Rover 75

8 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 146

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.6 sec. vs 12.2 sec. 1.6 sec.
More top speed 121 mph vs 118 mph 3 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 34.01 mpg vs 40.9 mpg 20% or 6.89 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 44.11 mpg vs 54.76 mpg 24% or 10.65 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 25 mpg vs 28.3 mpg 13% or 3.3 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 520 kg vs 440 kg 15% or 80 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1190 kg vs 1590 kg 34% or 400 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

10 reasons to buy Rover 75

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18 vs 10.3 43% or 7.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 84 mm vs 82 mm 2% or 2 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

131 bhp vs 120 bhp

96 kw. vs 88 kw.

8% or 11 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 144 nM 52% or 156 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 118 g/mile vs 121 g/mile 3% or 3 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 64.8 liters vs 51 liters 21% or 13.8 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2030 kg vs 1710 kg 16% or 320 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1200 kg 25% or 400 kg

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 146 vs. Rover 75

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 3500 RPM 44% or 2800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1598 cm3 vs 1951 cm3 18% or 353 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
Dimensions
Length 4257 mm vs 4949 mm 14% or 692 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1778 mm 4% or 66 mm narrower
Height 1426 mm vs 1424 mm 0% or 2 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2946 mm 14% or 406 mm less
Front tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 215/55 R16
Rear tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 215/55 R16
Spare wheel 115/70 R 15 vs 215/55 R16
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)