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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Ford Mondeo?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Ford Mondeo

12 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 156

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 5 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 93 mm vs 83 mm 11% or 10 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 220 bhp

184 kw. vs 162 kw.

12% or 30 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 7.3 sec. 1 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 152 mph 3 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 32% or 7.41 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 29% or 9.37 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 20.79 mpg 35% or 5.39 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 75 kg 6% or 5 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
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1581 kg 8% or 121 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

10 reasons to buy Ford Mondeo

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 93.2 mm vs 78 mm 16% or 15.2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 320 nM vs 300 nM 6% or 20 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 138 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 32% or 44 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 528 liters vs 360 liters 32% or 168 liters
More maximum trunk space 1448 liters vs 1180 liters 19% or 268 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 63 liters 10% or 7 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2185 kg vs 1955 kg 11% or 230 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 604 kg vs 495 kg 18% or 109 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 11.8 meters vs 12.1 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Ford Mondeo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 5000 RPM 19% or 1200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 2522 cm3 21% or 657 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 with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4778 mm 7% or 348 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1886 mm 7% or 141 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1500 mm 5% or 70 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2850 mm 9% or 255 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 235/45 R17
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 235/45 R17
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs Compact
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs 7X3 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)