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11 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 147

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 5 1 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 81 mm 13% or 12 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 130 bhp

184 kw. vs 96 kw.

48% or 120 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 16.3 sec. 10 sec.
More top speed 153 mph vs 103 mph 50 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23.3 mpg vs 34.01 mpg 46% or 10.71 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.78 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 27% or 8.7 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.6 mpg vs 25.91 mpg 66% or 10.31 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1360 kg vs 2462 kg 81% or 1102 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 4 1

10 reasons to buy Volkswagen California

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18 vs 10.5 42% or 7.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 78 mm 18% or 17.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 340 nM vs 300 nM 12% or 40 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 136 g/mile vs 178 g/mile 31% or 42 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 63 liters 21% or 17 liters
More maximum allowable weight 3000 kg vs 1880 kg 37% or 1120 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 538 kg vs 520 kg 3% or 18 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 11.9 meters vs 12.1 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 147 vs. Volkswagen California

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 3500 RPM 44% or 2700 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 2460 cm3 23% or 719 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location V6 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4213 mm vs 4890 mm 14% or 677 mm shorter
Width 1764 mm vs 1904 mm 7% or 140 mm narrower
Height 1442 mm vs 1990 mm 28% or 548 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2546 mm vs 3000 mm 15% or 454 mm less
Front tires size 225/45 R17W vs 215/65 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17W vs 215/65 R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 215/65 R16
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs Miyato
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)