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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Volkswagen Golf?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Volkswagen Golf

6 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 engine power

250 bhp vs 83 bhp

184 kw. vs

67% or 167 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
More top speed 155 mph vs 111 mph 44 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 59 mpg 157% or 36 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 50 liters 21% or 13 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1400 kg vs 1100 kg 21% or 300 kg

4 reasons to buy Volkswagen Golf

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 70 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 160% or 112 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Other specs
Less weight 1130 kg vs 1460 kg 29% or 330 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 12.1 meters 21% or 2.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 156 vs. Volkswagen Golf

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1197 cm3 62% or 1982 cm3 more
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4268 mm 4% or 162 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 2027 mm 14% or 282 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1442 mm 1% or 12 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2631 mm 1% or 36 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)