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What is Better Alfa Romeo 147 or Ford Taunus?

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Alfa Romeo 147 Ford Taunus

8 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 59 bhp

184 kw. vs 43 kw.

76% or 191 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 92 nM 69% or 208 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 17.70 sec. 11.4 sec.
More top speed 153 mph vs 88 mph 65 mph
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1030 liters vs 483 liters 53% or 547 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1880 kg vs 1480 kg 21% or 400 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 520 kg vs 515 kg 1% or 5 kg

3 reasons to buy Ford Taunus

Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 483 liters vs 280 liters 42% or 203 liters
Other specs
Less weight 965 kg vs 1360 kg 41% or 395 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.70 meters vs 12.1 meters 13% or 1.4 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 147 vs. Ford Taunus

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 5750 RPM 7% or 450 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1294 cm3 59% or 1885 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4213 mm vs 4340 mm 3% or 127 mm shorter
Width 1764 mm vs 1706 mm 3% or 58 mm wider
Height 1442 mm vs 1363 mm 5% or 79 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2546 mm vs 2579 mm 1% or 33 mm less
Front tires size 225/45 R17W vs 165SR13
Rear tires size 225/45 R17W vs 165SR13
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)