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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Aston Martin Vantage?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Aston Martin Vantage

7 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 156

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 93 mm vs 89 mm 4% or 4 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 182 g/mile vs 222 g/mile 22% or 40 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 360 liters vs 300 liters 17% or 60 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1955 kg vs 1830 kg 6% or 125 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 495 kg vs 200 kg 60% or 295 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1630 kg 12% or 170 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 2 3

15 reasons to buy Aston Martin Vantage

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 6 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 11.3 vs 10.5 7% or 0.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 78 mm 9% or 8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

380 bhp vs 250 bhp

283 kw. vs 184 kw.

34% or 130 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 410 nM vs 300 nM 27% or 110 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.9 sec. vs 6.3 sec. 1.4 sec.
More top speed 175 mph vs 155 mph 20 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 16.4 mpg vs 23 mpg 40% or 6.6 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 22.61 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 42% or 9.5 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.2 mpg vs 15.4 mpg 38% or 4.2 mpg
Emissions
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
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 10 years vs 8 years 20% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less turning radius 11.1 meters vs 12.1 meters 9% or 1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Aston Martin Vantage

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 7000 RPM 11% or 800 less rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 4282 cm3 26% or 1103 cm3 less
Cylinders location V6 vs V8
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4380 mm 1% or 50 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1865 mm 6% or 120 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1255 mm 12% or 175 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2600 mm 0% or 5 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 235/45 R18
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 275/40 R18
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs 10 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)