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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or SsangYong Kyron?

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Alfa Romeo 156 SsangYong Kyron

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 86.2 mm 7% or 6.8 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 141 bhp

184 kw. vs 104 kw.

44% or 109 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 16.2 sec. 9.9 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 104 mph 51 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 36.7 mpg 60% or 13.7 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 44.78 mpg 39% or 12.67 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 28.5 mpg 85% or 13.1 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 74 dB vs 74.4 dB 1% or 0.40000000000001 dB
Weight and capacity
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 45 kg 44% or 35 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1929 kg 32% or 469 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

11 reasons to buy SsangYong Kyron

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18 vs 10.5 42% or 7.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 85.6 mm vs 78 mm 9% or 7.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 310 nM vs 300 nM 3% or 10 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 122 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 49% or 60 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 1222 liters vs 360 liters 71% or 862 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 63 liters 16% or 12 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2530 kg vs 1955 kg 23% or 575 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 601 kg vs 495 kg 18% or 106 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2300 kg vs 1400 kg 39% or 900 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 11.2 meters vs 12.1 meters 8% or 0.9 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. SsangYong Kyron

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 4000 RPM 35% or 2200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 37% or 1181 cm3 more
Cylinders location V6 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4660 mm 5% or 230 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1880 mm 7% or 135 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1740 mm 18% or 310 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2740 mm 5% or 145 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 225/75 R16
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 225/75 R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs Compact
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs 5 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)