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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Toyota Avensis?

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10 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 mm 8% or 7 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 126 bhp

184 kw. vs 93 kw.

50% or 124 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 10 sec. 3.7 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 124 mph 31 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 52.33 mpg 128% or 29.33 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 61.46 mpg 91% or 29.35 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 42.22 mpg 174% or 26.82 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 60 liters 5% or 3 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1520 kg 4% or 60 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

11 reasons to buy Toyota Avensis

Engine and transmission
Better compression 15.8 vs 10.5 34% or 5.3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 78 mm 9% or 8 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 87 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 109% or 95 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2100 kg vs 1955 kg 7% or 145 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 580 kg vs 495 kg 15% or 85 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 99441 miles vs 62150 miles 38% or 37291 miles
More standard warranty - Years 5 years vs 3 years 40% or 2 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.8 meters vs 12.1 meters 12% or 1.3 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Toyota Avensis

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 3600 RPM 42% or 2600 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 COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4765 mm 7% or 335 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1810 mm 4% or 65 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1480 mm 3% or 50 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2700 mm 4% or 105 mm less
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 205/60 R16
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 205/60 R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs Compact
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 16" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)