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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 86 mm 8% or 7 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 136 bhp

184 kw. vs 100 kw.

46% or 114 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 13.2 sec. 6.9 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 110 mph 45 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 39.8 mpg 73% or 16.8 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 45.56 mpg 42% or 13.45 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 32.78 mpg 113% or 17.38 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 360 liters vs 294 liters 18% or 66 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1875 kg 28% or 415 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

13 reasons to buy Mazda MPV

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.4 vs 10.5 43% or 7.9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 78 mm 9% or 8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 310 nM vs 300 nM 3% or 10 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 117 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 56% or 65 g/mile
Less noise level 70 dB vs 74 dB 6% or 4 dB
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1600 liters vs 1180 liters 26% or 420 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 63 liters 10% or 7 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2395 kg vs 1955 kg 18% or 440 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 520 kg vs 495 kg 5% or 25 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1400 kg 30% or 600 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 80 kg 20% or 20 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 11.4 meters vs 12.1 meters 6% or 0.7 meters
More seats 7 vs 5 2

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Mazda MPV

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 3500 RPM 44% or 2700 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 37% or 1181 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
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4775 mm 7% or 345 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1830 mm 5% or 85 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1785 mm 20% or 355 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2840 mm 9% or 245 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 215/60 R16
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 215/60 R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 215/60 R16
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)