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What is Better Alfa Romeo 156 or Volvo 850?

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Alfa Romeo 156 Volvo 850

7 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 2.5 1.5 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

250 bhp vs 140 bhp

184 kw. vs

44% or 110 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 294 nM 2% or 6 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 9.8 sec. 3.5 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 125 mph 30 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23 mpg vs 39.33 mpg 71% or 16.33 mpg

5 reasons to buy Volvo 850

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 108 g/mile vs 182 g/mile 69% or 74 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 63 liters 14% or 10 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1400 kg 13% or 200 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1412 kg vs 1460 kg 3% or 48 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. Volvo 850

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 2460 cm3 23% or 719 cm3 more
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4430 mm vs 4720 mm 6% or 290 mm shorter
Width 1745 mm vs 1760 mm 1% or 15 mm narrower
Height 1430 mm vs 1410 mm 1% or 20 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2595 mm vs 2660 mm 2% or 65 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)