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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Citroen ZX?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Citroen ZX

10 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.
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 75 bhp

184 kw. vs

70% or 175 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 111 nM 63% or 189 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 12.6 sec. 6.3 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 103 mph 52 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 39.33 mpg 71% or 16.33 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 54 liters 14% or 9 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1400 kg vs 1000 kg 29% or 400 kg

4 reasons to buy Citroen ZX

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 111 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 64% or 71 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 488 liters vs 360 liters 26% or 128 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1020 kg vs 1460 kg 43% or 440 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 12.1 meters 21% or 2.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Citroen ZX

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1360 cm3 57% or 1819 cm3 more
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Injector
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4260 mm 4% or 170 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1710 mm 2% or 35 mm wider
Height 1430 mm vs 1450 mm 1% or 20 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2540 mm 2% or 55 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)