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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Suzuki Grand Vitara?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Suzuki Grand Vitara

13 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 80 mm 14% or 13 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 129 bhp

184 kw. vs 95 kw.

48% or 121 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 12.8 sec. 6.5 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 105 mph 50 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 38.69 mpg 68% or 15.69 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 37% or 12 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 31.72 mpg 106% or 16.32 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1180 liters vs 758 liters 36% or 422 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 495 kg vs 405 kg 18% or 90 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1665 kg 14% or 205 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 4 1

10 reasons to buy Suzuki Grand Vitara

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.0 vs 10.5 38% or 6.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
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 117 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 56% or 65 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 398 liters vs 360 liters 10% or 38 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 66 liters vs 63 liters 5% or 3 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2070 kg vs 1955 kg 6% or 115 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 11 meters vs 12.1 meters 10% or 1.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Suzuki Grand Vitara

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 3750 RPM 40% or 2450 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1870 cm3 41% or 1309 cm3 more
Cylinders location V6 vs In line
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4005 mm 10% or 425 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1810 mm 4% or 65 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1695 mm 16% or 265 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2640 mm 2% or 45 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 225/65 R17
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 225/65 R17
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 225/65 R17
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)