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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Citroen C4?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Citroen C4

13 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 150 bhp

184 kw. vs 110 kw.

40% or 100 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 8.6 sec. 2.3 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 134 mph 21 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 56.46 mpg 145% or 33.46 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 68.8 mpg 114% or 36.69 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 42.83 mpg 178% or 27.43 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 60 liters 5% or 3 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1955 kg vs 1885 kg 4% or 70 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 495 kg vs 384 kg 22% or 111 kg
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 75 kg 6% or 5 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1501 kg 3% or 41 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

8 reasons to buy Citroen C4

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 88 mm vs 78 mm 11% or 10 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 81 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 125% or 101 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 408 liters vs 360 liters 12% or 48 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1750 kg vs 1400 kg 20% or 350 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 12.1 meters 13% or 1.4 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Citroen C4

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 3750 RPM 40% or 2450 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1997 cm3 37% or 1182 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 Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4329 mm 2% or 101 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1789 mm 2% or 44 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1491 mm 4% or 61 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2607 mm 0% or 12 mm less
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs repair kit
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs PHOENIX
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)