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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Dodge Caliber?

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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.
More engine power

210 bhp vs 138 bhp

154 kw. vs 103 kw.

34% or 72 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 310 nM 23% or 90 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 8.8 sec. 0.5 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 115 mph 26 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.2 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 18% or 7.07 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 48.66 mpg vs 55.4 mpg 14% or 6.74 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.1 mpg vs 35.81 mpg 23% or 6.71 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 51.5 liters 26% or 18.5 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2210 kg vs 2015 kg 9% or 195 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 565 kg vs 455 kg 19% or 110 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 500 kg vs 450 kg 10% or 50 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1200 kg 20% or 300 kg
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 68 kg 15% or 12 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 7 years 13% or 1 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

9 reasons to buy Dodge Caliber

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.0 vs 17.0 6% or 1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 88 mm vs 82 mm 7% or 6 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 97 mm vs 90.4 mm 7% or 6.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 100 g/mile vs 119 g/mile 19% or 19 g/mile
Less noise level 74 dB vs 74.5 dB 1% or 0.5 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 525 liters vs 405 liters 23% or 120 liters
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 7 years vs 3 years 57% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1560 kg vs 1645 kg 5% or 85 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.8 meters vs 11.1 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Dodge Caliber

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1968 cm3 18% or 419 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4415 mm 5% or 245 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1800 mm 2% or 28 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1535 mm 7% or 113 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2635 mm 2% or 65 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 215/60 R17
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 215/60 R17
Spare wheel Compact vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)