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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.
Better compression 10.5 vs 9.5 10% or 1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
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 116 bhp

184 kw. vs 85 kw.

54% or 134 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 163 nM 46% or 137 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 12.1 sec. 5.8 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 117 mph 38 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 38.19 mpg 66% or 15.19 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 44% or 14.16 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 29.39 mpg 91% or 13.99 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 62 liters 2% or 1 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1955 kg vs 1810 kg 7% or 145 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years

10 reasons to buy Nissan Primera

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 88 mm vs 78 mm 11% or 10 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 65% or 72 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 71 dB vs 74 dB 4% or 3 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 460 liters vs 360 liters 22% or 100 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 504 kg vs 495 kg 2% or 9 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1400 kg 7% or 100 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 80 kg 20% or 20 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1306 kg vs 1460 kg 12% or 154 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.18 meters vs 12.1 meters 8% or 0.92 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Nissan Primera

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 5600 RPM 10% or 600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1769 cm3 44% or 1410 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 4567 mm 3% or 137 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1760 mm 1% or 15 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1482 mm 4% or 52 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 1518 mm 42% or 1077 mm more
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 205/60 R16
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 205/60 R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 205/60 R16 steel
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)