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What is Better Alfa Romeo 146 or SEAT Ibiza?

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Alfa Romeo 146 SEAT Ibiza

13 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 146

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Better compression 10.3 vs 10.0 3% or 0.3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 82 mm vs 71 mm 13% or 11 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 75.65 mm vs 75.6 mm 0% or 0.050000000000011 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

120 bhp vs 105 bhp

88 kw. vs 77 kw.

13% or 15 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
More top speed 121 mph vs 118 mph 3 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 34.01 mpg vs 55.4 mpg 63% or 21.39 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 44.11 mpg vs 62.77 mpg 42% or 18.66 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 25 mpg vs 47.11 mpg 88% or 22.11 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 51 liters vs 45 liters 12% or 6 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1710 kg vs 1595 kg 7% or 115 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 520 kg vs 445 kg 14% or 75 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1200 kg vs 1000 kg 17% or 200 kg

7 reasons to buy SEAT Ibiza

Engine and transmission
More torque 175 nM vs 144 nM 18% or 31 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.2 sec. vs 10.6 sec. 0.4 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 74 g/mile vs 121 g/mile 64% or 47 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1150 kg vs 1190 kg 3% or 40 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.5 meters vs 11.5 meters 10% or 1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 146 vs. SEAT Ibiza

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 5000 RPM 21% or 1300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1598 cm3 vs 1197 cm3 25% or 401 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4257 mm vs 4227 mm 1% or 30 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1693 mm 1% or 19 mm wider
Height 1426 mm vs 1445 mm 1% or 19 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2469 mm 3% or 71 mm more
Front tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 215/45 R16
Rear tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 215/45 R16
Spare wheel 115/70 R 15 vs Compact
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)