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What is Better Alfa Romeo 147 or BMW X1?

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11 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 147

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 93 mm vs 84 mm 10% or 9 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 143 bhp

184 kw. vs 105 kw.

43% or 107 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 3.3 sec.
More top speed 153 mph vs 124 mph 29 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23.3 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 133% or 30.95 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.78 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 83% or 27.27 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.6 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 197% or 30.67 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 61 liters 3% or 2 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1360 kg vs 1470 kg 8% or 110 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

12 reasons to buy BMW X1

Engine and transmission
Better compression 16.5 vs 10.5 36% or 6 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 78 mm 13% or 12 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 320 nM vs 300 nM 6% or 20 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 178 g/mile 109% or 93 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 420 liters vs 280 liters 33% or 140 liters
More maximum trunk space 1350 liters vs 1030 liters 24% or 320 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2030 kg vs 1880 kg 7% or 150 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 560 kg vs 520 kg 7% or 40 kg
More maximum roof load 75 kg vs 50 kg 33% or 25 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less turning radius 11.3 meters vs 12.1 meters 7% or 0.8 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 147 vs. BMW X1

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 4000 RPM 35% or 2200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1995 cm3 37% or 1184 cm3 more
Cylinders location V6 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4213 mm vs 4454 mm 5% or 241 mm shorter
Width 1764 mm vs 1798 mm 2% or 34 mm narrower
Height 1442 mm vs 1545 mm 7% or 103 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2546 mm vs 2760 mm 8% or 214 mm less
Front tires size 225/45 R17W vs 225/50 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17W vs 225/50 R17
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs BMW mobile system for tire maintenance
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs star shaped spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)