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What is Better Alfa Romeo 147 or Opel Rekord?

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Alfa Romeo 147 Opel Rekord

7 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 86 bhp

184 kw. vs 62 kw.

66% or 164 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 189 nM 37% or 111 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 13.30 sec. 7 sec.
More top speed 153 mph vs 103 mph 50 mph
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1030 liters vs 490 liters 52% or 540 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1880 kg vs 1780 kg 5% or 100 kg

4 reasons to buy Opel Rekord

Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 490 liters vs 280 liters 43% or 210 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 535 kg vs 520 kg 3% or 15 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1245 kg vs 1360 kg 9% or 115 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.80 meters vs 12.1 meters 12% or 1.3 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 147 vs. Opel Rekord

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 4200 RPM 32% or 2000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 2260 cm3 29% or 919 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4213 mm vs 4652 mm 9% or 439 mm shorter
Width 1764 mm vs 1726 mm 2% or 38 mm wider
Height 1442 mm vs 1420 mm 2% or 22 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2546 mm vs 2668 mm 5% or 122 mm less
Front tires size 225/45 R17W vs 175SR14
Rear tires size 225/45 R17W vs 175SR14
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)