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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Ford Cougar?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Ford Cougar

14 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 engine power

250 bhp vs 130 bhp

184 kw. vs 96 kw.

48% or 120 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 178 nM 41% or 122 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 3.3 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 130 mph 25 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 33.19 mpg 44% or 10.19 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 37% or 12 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 51% or 7.9 mpg
Emissions
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 60.5 liters 4% or 2.5 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1955 kg vs 1685 kg 14% or 270 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 1 years 67% or 2 years
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 4 1

5 reasons to buy Ford Cougar

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 127 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 43% or 55 g/mile
Less noise level 71 dB vs 74 dB 4% or 3 dB
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1400 kg 7% or 100 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1291 kg vs 1460 kg 13% or 169 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.3 meters vs 12.1 meters 7% or 0.8 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Ford Cougar

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 5600 RPM 10% or 600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1989 cm3 37% or 1190 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 Fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4699 mm 6% or 269 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1769 mm 1% or 24 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1326 mm 7% or 104 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2704 mm 4% or 109 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 215/50VR16
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 215/50VR16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs steel
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 16X6.5 6 spokes alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)