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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 148 bhp

184 kw. vs 110 kw.

41% or 102 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 10.5 sec. 4.2 sec.
More top speed 153 mph vs 113 mph 40 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23.3 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 89% or 20.81 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.78 mpg vs 52.33 mpg 60% or 19.55 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.6 mpg vs 35.28 mpg 126% or 19.68 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 74 dB vs 74.7 dB 1% or 0.7 dB
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1360 kg vs 1795 kg 32% or 435 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

15 reasons to buy Kia Sorento

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 382 nM vs 300 nM 21% or 82 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 105 g/mile vs 178 g/mile 70% or 73 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 531 liters vs 280 liters 47% or 251 liters
More maximum trunk space 1546 liters vs 1030 liters 33% or 516 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 63 liters 10% or 7 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2510 kg vs 1880 kg 25% or 630 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 715 kg vs 520 kg 27% or 195 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 50 kg 50% or 50 kg
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 6 years vs 3 years 50% or 3 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
More standard warranty - Years 7 years vs 3 years 57% or 4 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.9 meters vs 12.1 meters 11% or 1.2 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 147 vs. Kia Sorento

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
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
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 4685 mm 10% or 472 mm shorter
Width 1764 mm vs 1885 mm 6% or 121 mm narrower
Height 1442 mm vs 1745 mm 17% or 303 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2546 mm vs 2700 mm 6% or 154 mm less
Front tires size 225/45 R17W vs 235/65 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17W vs 235/65 R17
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 235/65 R17
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)