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Alfa Romeo 156 Renault Modus

15 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 86 bhp

184 kw. vs 63 kw.

66% or 164 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 200 nM 33% or 100 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 13 sec. 6.7 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 106 mph 49 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 62.77 mpg 173% or 39.77 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 68.8 mpg 114% or 36.69 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 252% or 38.85 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 360 liters vs 198 liters 45% or 162 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 49 liters 22% or 14 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1955 kg vs 1685 kg 14% or 270 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 495 kg vs 490 kg 1% or 5 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1400 kg vs 900 kg 36% or 500 kg

10 reasons to buy Renault Modus

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.9 vs 10.5 41% or 7.4 . 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 74 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 146% or 108 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 71.8 dB vs 74 dB 3% or 2.2 dB
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1283 liters vs 1180 liters 8% or 103 liters
More maximum roof load 85 kg vs 80 kg 6% or 5 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1195 kg vs 1460 kg 22% or 265 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.4 meters vs 12.1 meters 16% or 1.7 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Renault Modus

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
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 3792 mm 14% or 638 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1695 mm 3% or 50 mm wider
Height 1430 mm vs 1589 mm 10% or 159 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2482 mm 4% or 113 mm more
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 165/65 R15
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 165/65 R15
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 165/65 R15
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 15" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)