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14 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 87 mm 6% or 6 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 145 nM 52% or 155 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 27.8 sec. 21.5 sec.
More top speed 153 mph vs 84 mph 69 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23.3 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 31% or 7.11 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.78 mpg vs 36.2 mpg 10% or 3.42 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.6 mpg vs 23.69 mpg 52% or 8.09 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 58 liters 8% or 5 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1360 kg vs 1490 kg 10% or 130 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

8 reasons to buy Nissan Serena

Engine and transmission
Better compression 22.2 vs 10.5 53% or 11.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 96 mm vs 78 mm 19% or 18 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 153 g/mile vs 178 g/mile 16% or 25 g/mile
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 1 dB
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2220 kg vs 1880 kg 15% or 340 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 625 kg vs 520 kg 17% or 105 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 11.2 meters vs 12.1 meters 8% or 0.9 meters
More seats 8 vs 5 3

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 147 vs. Nissan Serena

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 4200 RPM 32% or 2000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 2283 cm3 28% or 896 cm3 more
Cylinders location V6 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Indirect fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4213 mm vs 4320 mm 2% or 107 mm shorter
Width 1764 mm vs 1695 mm 4% or 69 mm wider
Height 1442 mm vs 1855 mm 22% or 413 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2546 mm vs 2735 mm 7% or 189 mm less
Front tires size 225/45 R17W vs 195/70 R14S
Rear tires size 225/45 R17W vs 195/70 R14S
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 195/70 R14S
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 14 steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)