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13 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 valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston diameter larger 93 mm vs 80 mm 14% or 13 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 82 bhp

184 kw. vs 60 kw.

67% or 168 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 140 nM 53% or 160 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 15.8 sec. 9.5 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 97 mph 58 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 36.2 mpg 57% or 13.2 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 37% or 12 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 27.19 mpg 77% or 11.79 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 54 liters 14% or 9 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1955 kg vs 1910 kg 2% or 45 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1400 kg vs 750 kg 46% or 650 kg

7 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz Vaneo

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 79.5 mm vs 78 mm 2% or 1.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 116 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 57% or 66 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 545 kg vs 495 kg 9% or 50 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 30 years vs 8 years 73% or 22 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1365 kg vs 1460 kg 7% or 95 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.8 meters vs 12.1 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Mercedes-Benz Vaneo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 5000 RPM 19% or 1200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 50% or 1581 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 Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4192 mm 5% or 238 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1742 mm 0% or 3 mm wider
Height 1430 mm vs 1854 mm 23% or 424 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2900 mm 11% or 305 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 195/50 R16
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 195/50 R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 195/50 R16
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 5.5J x 16"
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs 7 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)