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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Chevrolet Captiva?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Chevrolet Captiva

12 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 159

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

210 bhp vs 148 bhp

154 kw. vs 110 kw.

30% or 62 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 320 nM 20% or 80 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 10.8 sec. 2.5 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 114 mph 27 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.1 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 10% or 3.01 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 65 liters 7% or 5 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Service cycle
More service interval - Mileage 18645 miles vs 9323 miles 50% or 9322 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1645 kg vs 1770 kg 8% or 125 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.1 meters vs 11.5 meters 4% or 0.4 meters

12 reasons to buy Chevrolet Captiva

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.5 vs 17.0 3% or 0.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 82 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 92 mm vs 90.4 mm 2% or 1.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 45.56 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 7% or 3.1 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 72.9 dB vs 74.5 dB 2% or 1.6 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 465 liters vs 405 liters 13% or 60 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2505 kg vs 2210 kg 12% or 295 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 735 kg vs 565 kg 23% or 170 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 500 kg 33% or 250 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1500 kg 25% or 500 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 80 kg 20% or 20 kg
Warranty
More timing belt warranty - Mileage 99441 miles vs 93226 miles 6% or 6215 miles

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Chevrolet Captiva

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1991 cm3 17% or 396 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4635 mm 1% or 25 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1850 mm 1% or 22 mm narrower
Height 1422 mm vs 1720 mm 17% or 298 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2705 mm 0% or 5 mm less
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 215/70 R16
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 215/70 R16
Spare wheel Compact vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)