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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Toyota Urban Cruiser?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Toyota Urban Cruiser

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.
Piston diameter larger 93 mm vs 72.5 mm 22% or 20.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 101 bhp

184 kw. vs 74 kw.

60% or 149 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 132 nM 56% or 168 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 12.5 sec. 6.2 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 109 mph 46 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 50.43 mpg 119% or 27.43 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 56.46 mpg 76% or 24.35 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.4 mpg vs 42.22 mpg 174% or 26.82 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 360 liters vs 314 liters 13% or 46 liters
More maximum trunk space 1180 liters vs 749 liters 37% or 431 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 42 liters 33% or 21 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1955 kg vs 1590 kg 19% or 365 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 495 kg vs 450 kg 9% or 45 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1400 kg vs 800 kg 43% or 600 kg
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 40 kg 50% or 40 kg

9 reasons to buy Toyota Urban Cruiser

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.5 vs 10.5 9% or 1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 80.5 mm vs 78 mm 3% or 2.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 80 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 128% or 102 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
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 weight 1140 kg vs 1460 kg 28% or 320 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 12.1 meters 10% or 1.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Toyota Urban Cruiser

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 6000 RPM 3% or 200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1329 cm3 58% or 1850 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 Fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 3930 mm 11% or 500 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1725 mm 1% or 20 mm wider
Height 1430 mm vs 1525 mm 6% or 95 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2460 mm 5% or 135 mm more
Front tires size 215/45R17 vs 195/60 R16
Rear tires size 215/45R17 vs 195/60 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)