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14 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 76 mm 18% or 17 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 106 bhp

184 kw. vs 78 kw.

58% or 144 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 240 nM 20% or 60 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 12.2 sec. 5.9 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 108 mph 47 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 136% or 31.25 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 58.85 mpg 83% or 26.74 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 47.11 mpg 206% or 31.71 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1180 liters vs 660 liters 44% or 520 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1955 kg vs 1930 kg 1% or 25 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1400 kg vs 1200 kg 14% or 200 kg
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 75 kg 6% or 5 kg

11 reasons to buy Nissan Qashqai

Engine and transmission
Better compression 15.3 vs 10.5 31% or 4.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 80.5 mm vs 78 mm 3% or 2.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 112% or 96 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 69 dB vs 74 dB 7% or 5 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 410 liters vs 360 liters 12% or 50 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 65 liters vs 63 liters 3% or 2 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 523 kg vs 495 kg 5% or 28 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1407 kg vs 1460 kg 4% or 53 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.6 meters vs 12.1 meters 14% or 1.5 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Nissan Qashqai

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 4000 RPM 35% or 2200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1461 cm3 54% or 1718 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location V6 vs In line
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4315 mm 3% or 115 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1780 mm 2% or 35 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1615 mm 11% or 185 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2630 mm 1% or 35 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 215/60 R17
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 215/60 R17
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs Compact
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)