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What is Better Alfa Romeo 147 or Subaru Legacy?

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10 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 86 mm 8% or 7 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 150 bhp

184 kw. vs 110 kw.

40% or 100 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 3.3 sec.
More top speed 153 mph vs 126 mph 27 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23.3 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 99% or 22.97 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.78 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 63% or 20.49 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.6 mpg vs 37.22 mpg 139% or 21.62 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 520 kg vs 517 kg 1% or 3 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1360 kg vs 1558 kg 15% or 198 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

11 reasons to buy Subaru Legacy

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 78 mm 9% or 8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 350 nM vs 300 nM 14% or 50 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 100 g/mile vs 178 g/mile 78% or 78 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 526 liters vs 280 liters 47% or 246 liters
More maximum trunk space 1677 liters vs 1030 liters 39% or 647 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 65 liters vs 63 liters 3% or 2 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2075 kg vs 1880 kg 9% or 195 kg
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 50 kg 38% or 30 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 12.1 meters 10% or 1.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 147 vs. Subaru Legacy

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 3600 RPM 42% or 2600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 37% or 1181 cm3 more
Cylinders location V6 vs Horizontally
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4213 mm vs 4775 mm 12% or 562 mm shorter
Width 1764 mm vs 1780 mm 1% or 16 mm narrower
Height 1442 mm vs 1535 mm 6% or 93 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2546 mm vs 2750 mm 7% or 204 mm less
Front tires size 225/45 R17W vs 205/60 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17W vs 205/60 R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs repair kit
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)