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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or BMW X5?

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Alfa Romeo 156 BMW X5

8 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 156

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 93 mm vs 84 mm 10% or 9 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 7 sec. 0.7 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 146 mph 9 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 34.01 mpg 48% or 11.01 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 39.8 mpg 24% or 7.69 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 26.91 mpg 75% or 11.51 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 2110 kg 45% or 650 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 12.1 meters vs 12.8 meters 6% or 0.7 meters

15 reasons to buy BMW X5

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.0 vs 10.5 38% or 6.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 78 mm 13% or 12 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

286 bhp vs 250 bhp

210 kw. vs 184 kw.

13% or 36 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 580 nM vs 300 nM 48% or 280 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 33% or 45 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 620 liters vs 360 liters 42% or 260 liters
More maximum trunk space 1750 liters vs 1180 liters 33% or 570 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 85 liters vs 63 liters 26% or 22 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2790 kg vs 1955 kg 30% or 835 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 680 kg vs 495 kg 27% or 185 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 3500 kg vs 1400 kg 60% or 2100 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 80 kg 20% or 20 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. BMW X5

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 4400 RPM 29% or 1800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 2993 cm3 6% or 186 cm3 more
Cylinders location V6 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4854 mm 9% or 424 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1933 mm 10% or 188 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1776 mm 19% or 346 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2933 mm 12% or 338 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 275/40 R20
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 315/35 R20
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs flat tires
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 20" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)