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Alfa Romeo 147 Citroen Synergie

10 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 valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston diameter larger 93 mm vs 85 mm 9% or 8 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 110 bhp

184 kw. vs

56% or 140 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 14.8 sec. 8.5 sec.
More top speed 153 mph vs 109 mph 44 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23.3 mpg vs 42.22 mpg 81% or 18.92 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.78 mpg vs 50.43 mpg 54% or 17.65 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.6 mpg vs 33.62 mpg 116% or 18.02 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1360 kg vs 1595 kg 17% or 235 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

11 reasons to buy Citroen Synergie

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.0 vs 10.5 42% or 7.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 88 mm vs 78 mm 11% or 10 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 113 g/mile vs 178 g/mile 58% or 65 g/mile
Less noise level 72.2 dB vs 74 dB 2% or 1.8 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 63 liters 21% or 17 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2395 kg vs 1880 kg 22% or 515 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 800 kg vs 520 kg 35% or 280 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 50 kg 50% or 50 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 11.75 meters vs 12.1 meters 3% or 0.35 meters
More seats 7 vs 5 2

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 147 vs. Citroen Synergie

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 4000 RPM 35% or 2200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1997 cm3 37% or 1182 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location V6 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4213 mm vs 4454 mm 5% or 241 mm shorter
Width 1764 mm vs 1818 mm 3% or 54 mm narrower
Height 1442 mm vs 1717 mm 16% or 275 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2546 mm vs 2824 mm 10% or 278 mm less
Front tires size 225/45 R17W vs 205/65 R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17W vs 205/65 R15
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 205/65 R15
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 15" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)