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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Honda FR-V?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Honda FR-V

11 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 140 bhp

184 kw. vs 103 kw.

44% or 110 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 10.1 sec. 3.8 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 118 mph 37 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 44.78 mpg 95% or 21.78 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 66% or 21.16 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 35.28 mpg 129% or 19.88 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1180 liters vs 1049 liters 11% or 131 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 58 liters 8% or 5 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1573 kg 8% or 113 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

14 reasons to buy Honda FR-V

Engine and transmission
Better compression 16.7 vs 10.5 37% or 6.2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 97.1 mm vs 78 mm 20% or 19.1 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 104 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 75% or 78 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 68 dB vs 74 dB 9% or 6 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 439 liters vs 360 liters 18% or 79 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2130 kg vs 1955 kg 8% or 175 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 557 kg vs 495 kg 11% or 62 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1400 kg 7% or 100 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 93226 miles vs 62150 miles 33% or 31076 miles
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.8 meters vs 12.1 meters 12% or 1.3 meters
More seats 6 vs 5 1

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Honda FR-V

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 4000 RPM 35% or 2200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 2204 cm3 31% or 975 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 COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4285 mm 3% or 145 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1810 mm 4% or 65 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1610 mm 11% or 180 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2680 mm 3% or 85 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 205/55 R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs Compact
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs 5 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)