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Alfa Romeo 147 Toyota IQ

15 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 147

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 3 3 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 93 mm vs 71 mm 24% or 22 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 68 bhp

184 kw. vs 50.7 kw.

73% or 182 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 91 nM 70% or 209 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 14.1 sec. 7.8 sec.
More top speed 153 mph vs 93 mph 60 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23.3 mpg vs 64.13 mpg 175% or 40.83 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.78 mpg vs 70.66 mpg 116% or 37.88 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.6 mpg vs 55.4 mpg 255% or 39.8 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 74 dB vs 76 dB 3% or 2 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 280 liters vs 32 liters 89% or 248 liters
More maximum trunk space 1030 liters vs 242 liters 77% or 788 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1880 kg vs 1200 kg 36% or 680 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 520 kg vs 355 kg 32% or 165 kg
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 4 1

9 reasons to buy Toyota IQ

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.9 vs 10.5 4% or 0.4 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 83.9 mm vs 78 mm 7% or 5.9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 62 g/mile vs 178 g/mile 187% or 116 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 99441 miles vs 62150 miles 38% or 37291 miles
More standard warranty - Years 5 years vs 3 years 40% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 845 kg vs 1360 kg 61% or 515 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 7.8 meters vs 12.1 meters 55% or 4.3 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 147 vs. Toyota IQ

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 6000 RPM 3% or 200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 996 cm3 69% or 2183 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 Fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4213 mm vs 2985 mm 29% or 1228 mm shorter
Width 1764 mm vs 1680 mm 5% or 84 mm wider
Height 1442 mm vs 1500 mm 4% or 58 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2546 mm vs 2000 mm 21% or 546 mm more
Front tires size 225/45 R17W vs 175/65 R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17W vs 175/65 R15
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 15" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)