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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Renault Megane?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Renault Megane

8 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 8.5 19% or 2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 33.62 mpg 46% or 10.62 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 42.22 mpg 31% or 10.11 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 24.61 mpg 60% or 9.21 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 60 liters 5% or 3 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1955 kg vs 1835 kg 6% or 120 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 495 kg vs 448 kg 9% or 47 kg

8 reasons to buy Renault Megane

Engine and transmission
More torque 340 nM vs 300 nM 12% or 40 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.1 sec. vs 6.3 sec. 0.2 sec.
More top speed 156 mph vs 155 mph 1 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 118 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 54% or 64 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1387 kg vs 1460 kg 5% or 73 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.35 meters vs 12.1 meters 7% or 0.75 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Renault Megane

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 5500 RPM 11% or 700 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 4299 mm 3% or 131 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1848 mm 6% or 103 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1435 mm 0% or 5 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2636 mm 2% or 41 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 235/40 R18
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 235/40 R18
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs kit for wheel pumping
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)