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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Renault Avantime?

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12 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 82.7 mm 11% or 10.3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 165 bhp

184 kw. vs 120 kw.

34% or 85 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 250 nM 17% or 50 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 9.9 sec. 3.6 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 126 mph 29 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 30.69 mpg 33% or 7.69 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 38.69 mpg 20% or 6.58 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 22.39 mpg 45% or 6.99 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 360 liters vs 53 liters 85% or 307 liters
More maximum trunk space 1180 liters vs 530 liters 55% or 650 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1641 kg 12% or 181 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

7 reasons to buy Renault Avantime

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 93 mm vs 78 mm 16% or 15 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 135 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 35% or 47 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 63 liters 21% or 17 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2220 kg vs 1955 kg 12% or 265 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1400 kg 30% or 600 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.9 meters vs 12.1 meters 11% or 1.2 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Renault Avantime

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 5000 RPM 19% or 1200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 37% or 1181 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 Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4642 mm 5% or 212 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1835 mm 5% or 90 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1627 mm 12% or 197 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2702 mm 4% or 107 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 225/50 R17 94V
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 225/50 R17 94V
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 225/50 R17 94V
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs RHODES
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)