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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Chrysler PT Cruiser?

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16 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.
Better compression 17.0 vs 9.5 44% or 7.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
More engine power

210 bhp vs 141 bhp

154 kw. vs 105 kw.

33% or 69 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 214 nM 47% or 186 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 10.6 sec. 2.3 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 121 mph 20 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 139 g/mile 17% or 20 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 405 liters vs 249 liters 39% or 156 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 57 liters 19% or 13 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2210 kg vs 1890 kg 14% or 320 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 565 kg vs 285 kg 50% or 280 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1000 kg 33% or 500 kg
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
Other specs
Less turning radius 11.1 meters vs 12 meters 8% or 0.9 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

7 reasons to buy Chrysler PT Cruiser

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 87.5 mm vs 82 mm 6% or 5.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 101 mm vs 90.4 mm 10% or 10.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.1 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 30% or 9.1 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.69 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 26% or 9.97 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.69 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 34% or 7.41 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 74 dB vs 74.5 dB 1% or 0.5 dB
Other specs
Less weight 1605 kg vs 1645 kg 2% or 40 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Chrysler PT Cruiser

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5200 RPM 23% or 1200 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 2429 cm3 2% or 42 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4288 mm 8% or 372 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1748 mm 4% or 80 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1539 mm 8% or 117 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2616 mm 3% or 84 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 205/55 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)