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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Citroen C-Crosser?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Citroen C-Crosser

11 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 156

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 85 mm 9% or 8 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 156 bhp

184 kw. vs 115 kw.

38% or 94 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 9.9 sec. 3.6 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 124 mph 31 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 40.41 mpg 76% or 17.41 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 49% or 15.76 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 31.38 mpg 104% or 15.98 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 360 liters vs 184 liters 49% or 176 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 60 liters 5% or 3 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1750 kg 20% or 290 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

11 reasons to buy Citroen C-Crosser

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 96 mm vs 78 mm 19% or 18 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 380 nM vs 300 nM 21% or 80 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 115 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 58% or 67 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1686 liters vs 1180 liters 30% or 506 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2410 kg vs 1955 kg 19% or 455 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 660 kg vs 495 kg 25% or 165 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1400 kg 30% or 600 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.6 meters vs 12.1 meters 14% or 1.5 meters
More seats 7 vs 5 2

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Citroen C-Crosser

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 4000 RPM 35% or 2200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 2179 cm3 31% or 1000 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 4645 mm 5% or 215 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1805 mm 3% or 60 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1670 mm 14% or 240 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2672 mm 3% or 77 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 215/70 R16
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 215/70 R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs Compact
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs ITOKA
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)