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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Kia Optima?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Kia Optima

7 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 134 bhp

184 kw. vs

46% or 116 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 10.2 sec. 3.9 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 125 mph 30 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 59 mpg 157% or 36 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1400 kg vs 1300 kg 7% or 100 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1559 kg 7% or 99 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

5 reasons to buy Kia Optima

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 80 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 128% or 102 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 505 liters vs 360 liters 29% or 145 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 63 liters 10% or 7 liters
Other specs
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 12.1 meters 21% or 2.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Kia Optima

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1685 cm3 47% or 1494 cm3 more
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Common rail
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4845 mm 9% or 415 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1830 mm 5% or 85 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1455 mm 2% or 25 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2795 mm 7% or 200 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)