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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Toyota MR2?

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16 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.
Better compression 10.5 vs 10.0 5% or 0.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 93 mm vs 79 mm 15% or 14 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 78 mm vs 31.4 mm 60% or 46.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 140 bhp

184 kw. vs 103 kw.

44% or 110 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 170 nM 43% or 130 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 8 sec. 1.7 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 131 mph 24 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 38.19 mpg 66% or 15.19 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 49% or 15.76 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 28 mpg 82% or 12.6 mpg
Emissions
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 48 liters 24% or 15 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1955 kg vs 1225 kg 37% or 730 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 495 kg vs 195 kg 61% or 300 kg
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

5 reasons to buy Toyota MR2

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 111 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 64% or 71 g/mile
Less noise level 72 dB vs 74 dB 3% or 2 dB
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1030 kg vs 1460 kg 42% or 430 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 5 meters vs 12.1 meters 142% or 7.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Toyota MR2

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 6400 RPM 3% or 200 less rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1794 cm3 44% or 1385 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Mid transverse
Cylinders location V6 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC VVT
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 3895 mm 12% or 535 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1695 mm 3% or 50 mm wider
Height 1430 mm vs 1240 mm 13% or 190 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2450 mm 6% or 145 mm more
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 185/55 R15
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 215/45 R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs Compact
Type of wheels 7.5Jx17" alloy wheels vs 15" F/16"R alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)