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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Nissan X-Trail?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Nissan X-Trail

9 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 84 mm 10% or 9 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 173 bhp

184 kw. vs 127 kw.

31% or 77 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 10 sec. 3.7 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 124 mph 31 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 44.78 mpg 39% or 12.67 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 97% or 15.01 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1651 kg 13% or 191 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

14 reasons to buy Nissan X-Trail

Engine and transmission
Better compression 15.6 vs 10.5 33% or 5.1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 78 mm 13% or 12 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 360 nM vs 300 nM 17% or 60 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 123 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 48% or 59 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 603 liters vs 360 liters 40% or 243 liters
More maximum trunk space 1773 liters vs 1180 liters 33% or 593 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 65 liters vs 63 liters 3% or 2 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2170 kg vs 1955 kg 10% or 215 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 519 kg vs 495 kg 5% or 24 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2200 kg vs 1400 kg 36% or 800 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 80 kg 20% or 20 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.8 meters vs 12.1 meters 12% or 1.3 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Nissan X-Trail

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 3750 RPM 40% or 2450 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1995 cm3 37% or 1184 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
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4630 mm 4% or 200 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1785 mm 2% or 40 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1685 mm 15% or 255 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 215/65 R16
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs 6 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)