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14 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 156

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 3 3 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 79.5 mm 15% or 13.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 70 bhp

184 kw. vs 51 kw.

72% or 180 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 155 nM 48% or 145 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 16.5 sec. 10.2 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 98 mph 57 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 132% or 30.27 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 62.77 mpg 95% or 30.66 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 186% or 28.71 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 55 liters 13% or 8 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1955 kg vs 1745 kg 11% or 210 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1400 kg vs 900 kg 36% or 500 kg
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 75 kg 6% or 5 kg

11 reasons to buy Skoda Roomster

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.5 vs 10.5 46% or 9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 78 mm 18% or 17.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 112% or 96 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 71 dB vs 74 dB 4% or 3 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 450 liters vs 360 liters 20% or 90 liters
More maximum trunk space 1555 liters vs 1180 liters 24% or 375 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 515 kg vs 495 kg 4% or 20 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 10 years vs 8 years 20% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1230 kg vs 1460 kg 19% or 230 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.5 meters vs 12.1 meters 15% or 1.6 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Skoda Roomster

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 4000 RPM 35% or 2200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1422 cm3 55% or 1757 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 Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4205 mm 5% or 225 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1684 mm 3% or 61 mm wider
Height 1430 mm vs 1607 mm 11% or 177 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2617 mm 1% or 22 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 195/55 R15
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 195/55 R15
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 195/55 R15
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 15" steel
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs Hermes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)