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What is Better Alfa Romeo 147 or Citroen DS3?

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Alfa Romeo 147 Citroen DS3

6 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.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 155 bhp

184 kw. vs

38% or 95 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 7.9 sec. 1.6 sec.
More top speed 153 mph vs 132 mph 21 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23.3 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 103% or 23.9 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 48 liters 24% or 15 liters

4 reasons to buy Citroen DS3

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
Other specs
Less weight 1250 kg vs 1360 kg 9% or 110 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 12.1 meters 21% or 2.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 147 vs. Citroen DS3

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 50% or 1581 cm3 more
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4213 mm vs 3948 mm 6% or 265 mm shorter
Width 1764 mm vs 1994 mm 12% or 230 mm narrower
Height 1442 mm vs 1458 mm 1% or 16 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2546 mm vs 2464 mm 3% or 82 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)