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What is Better Alfa Romeo 146 or Volkswagen Polo?

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Alfa Romeo 146 Volkswagen Polo

4 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 146

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 34.01 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 41% or 13.86 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 44.11 mpg vs 55.4 mpg 26% or 11.29 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 25 mpg vs 37.7 mpg 51% or 12.7 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 51 liters vs 45 liters 12% or 6 liters

8 reasons to buy Volkswagen Polo

Engine and transmission
More engine power

180 bhp vs 120 bhp

132 kw. vs 88 kw.

33% or 60 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 250 nM vs 144 nM 42% or 106 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.9 sec. vs 10.6 sec. 3.7 sec.
More top speed 142 mph vs 121 mph 21 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 121 g/mile 41% or 35 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 turning radius 10.6 meters vs 11.5 meters 8% or 0.9 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 146 vs. Volkswagen Polo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 6200 RPM 2% or 100 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1598 cm3 vs 1390 cm3 13% or 208 cm3 more
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Turbocharged and supercharged
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 7 2 less
Dimensions
Length 4257 mm vs 3870 mm 9% or 387 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1682 mm 2% or 30 mm wider
Height 1426 mm vs 1485 mm 4% or 59 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2470 mm 3% or 70 mm more
Front tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 215/40 R17
Rear tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 215/40 R17
Spare wheel 115/70 R 15 vs Compact
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)