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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Ferrari 456?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Ferrari 456

8 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 156

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 93 mm vs 88 mm 5% or 5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 78 mm vs 75 mm 4% or 3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 182 g/mile vs 308 g/mile 69% or 126 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 2 years 75% or 6 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1690 kg 16% or 230 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 2 3

11 reasons to buy Ferrari 456

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 12 vs 6 6 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 10.6 vs 10.5 1% or 0.1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
More engine power

442 bhp vs 250 bhp

325 kw. vs 184 kw.

43% or 192 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 550 nM vs 300 nM 45% or 250 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 6.3 sec. 1.1 sec.
More top speed 186 mph vs 155 mph 31 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 15.8 mpg vs 23 mpg 46% or 7.2 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 23.6 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 36% or 8.51 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 10.1 mpg vs 15.4 mpg 52% or 5.3 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 110 liters vs 63 liters 43% or 47 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Ferrari 456

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 6250 RPM 1% or 50 less rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 5474 cm3 42% or 2295 cm3 less
Cylinders location V6 vs V12
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4763 mm 7% or 333 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1920 mm 9% or 175 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1300 mm 9% or 130 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2600 mm 0% or 5 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 255/45 ZR17
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 285/40 ZR17
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 255/45 ZR17
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 17 X alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs 5 spokes alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)