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What is Better Alfa Romeo 147 or Mazda 2?

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15 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.
Better compression 10.5 vs 10.0 5% or 0.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 93 mm vs 74 mm 20% or 19 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 75 bhp

184 kw. vs 55 kw.

70% or 175 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 121 nM 60% or 179 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 14 sec. 7.7 sec.
More top speed 153 mph vs 104 mph 49 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 67.24 mpg 105% or 34.46 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.6 mpg vs 40.9 mpg 162% or 25.3 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 280 liters vs 250 liters 11% or 30 liters
More maximum trunk space 1030 liters vs 787 liters 24% or 243 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 42.8 liters 32% or 20.2 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1880 kg vs 1455 kg 23% or 425 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 520 kg vs 430 kg 17% or 90 kg

6 reasons to buy Mazda 2

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 78.4 mm vs 78 mm 1% or 0.40000000000001 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 78 g/mile vs 178 g/mile 128% or 100 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1025 kg vs 1360 kg 33% or 335 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.8 meters vs 12.1 meters 23% or 2.3 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 147 vs. Mazda 2

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 6000 RPM 3% or 200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1349 cm3 58% or 1830 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 Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4213 mm vs 3885 mm 8% or 328 mm shorter
Width 1764 mm vs 1695 mm 4% or 69 mm wider
Height 1442 mm vs 1475 mm 2% or 33 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2546 mm vs 2490 mm 2% or 56 mm more
Front tires size 225/45 R17W vs 185/55 R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17W vs 185/55 R15
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs Compact
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)