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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Porsche Boxster?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Porsche Boxster

2 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 156

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 33.71 mpg 47% or 10.71 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 360 liters vs 280 liters 22% or 80 liters

8 reasons to buy Porsche Boxster

Engine and transmission
More engine power

261 bhp vs 250 bhp

vs 184 kw.

4% or 11 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.6 sec. vs 6.3 sec. 0.7 sec.
More top speed 164 mph vs 155 mph 9 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 53% or 63 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 64 liters vs 63 liters 2% or 1 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1310 kg vs 1460 kg 11% or 150 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 12.1 meters 10% or 1.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Porsche Boxster

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 2706 cm3 15% or 473 cm3 more
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Multi-point injection fuel
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4374 mm 1% or 56 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1801 mm 3% or 56 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1282 mm 10% or 148 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2475 mm 5% or 120 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)