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What is Better Alfa Romeo 146 or Toyota Celica?

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9 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 146

Engine and transmission
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 79 mm 4% or 3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 34.01 mpg vs 36.7 mpg 8% or 2.69 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 44.11 mpg vs 45.56 mpg 3% or 1.45 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 25 mpg vs 27.41 mpg 10% or 2.41 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 1710 kg vs 1565 kg 8% or 145 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 520 kg vs 420 kg 19% or 100 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 11.5 meters vs 18.2 meters 58% or 6.7 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

11 reasons to buy Toyota Celica

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 91.5 mm vs 75.65 mm 17% or 15.85 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

140 bhp vs 120 bhp

105 kw. vs 88 kw.

14% or 20 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 172 nM vs 144 nM 16% or 28 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.7 sec. vs 10.6 sec. 1.9 sec.
More top speed 127 mph vs 121 mph 6 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 115 g/mile vs 121 g/mile 5% or 6 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 1 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 55 liters vs 51 liters 7% or 4 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1145 kg vs 1190 kg 4% or 45 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 146 vs. Toyota Celica

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 6400 RPM 2% or 100 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1598 cm3 vs 1794 cm3 11% or 196 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC VVT
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4257 mm vs 4350 mm 2% or 93 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1735 mm 1% or 23 mm narrower
Height 1426 mm vs 1315 mm 8% or 111 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2600 mm 2% or 60 mm less
Front tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 205/45 R17
Rear tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 205/45 R17
Spare wheel 115/70 R 15 vs 205/45 R17
Type of wheels 5.5J X 14" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)