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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Nissan Patrol?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Nissan Patrol

10 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 160 bhp

184 kw. vs 118 kw.

36% or 90 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 15.2 sec. 8.9 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 99 mph 56 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 26.19 mpg 14% or 3.19 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 19.8 mpg 29% or 4.4 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 360 liters vs 183 liters 49% or 177 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 2365 kg 62% or 905 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 12.1 meters vs 12.2 meters 1% or 0.1 meters

14 reasons to buy Nissan Patrol

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.9 vs 10.5 41% or 7.4 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 96 mm vs 93 mm 3% or 3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 102 mm vs 78 mm 24% or 24 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 380 nM vs 300 nM 21% or 80 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 179 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 2% or 3 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 73.9 dB vs 74 dB 0% or 0.1 dB
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 2226 liters vs 1180 liters 47% or 1046 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 95 liters vs 63 liters 34% or 32 liters
More maximum allowable weight 3200 kg vs 1955 kg 39% or 1245 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 835 kg vs 495 kg 41% or 340 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 3500 kg vs 1400 kg 60% or 2100 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 80 kg 20% or 20 kg
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 5 2

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Nissan Patrol

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 3600 RPM 42% or 2600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 2953 cm3 7% or 226 cm3 more
Cylinders location V6 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 5145 mm 14% or 715 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1940 mm 10% or 195 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1855 mm 23% or 425 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2970 mm 13% or 375 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 275/65 R17
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 275/65 R17
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 275/65 R17
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 17" 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)