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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Ferrari F430?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Ferrari F430

8 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 159

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.0 vs 11.3 34% or 5.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90.4 mm vs 81 mm 10% or 9.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 261 g/mile 119% or 142 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 405 liters vs 250 liters 38% or 155 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 2 years 75% or 6 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

12 reasons to buy Ferrari F430

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 5 3 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 92 mm vs 82 mm 11% or 10 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

483 bhp vs 210 bhp

360 kw. vs 154 kw.

57% or 273 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 465 nM vs 400 nM 14% or 65 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4 sec. vs 8.3 sec. 4.3 sec.
More top speed 196 mph vs 141 mph 55 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 15.4 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 155% or 23.8 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 21.2 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 130% or 27.46 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 10.5 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 177% or 18.6 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 95 liters vs 70 liters 26% or 25 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 4 years vs 3 years 25% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1450 kg vs 1645 kg 13% or 195 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Ferrari F430

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 8500 RPM 53% or 4500 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 4308 cm3 45% or 1921 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V8
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4512 mm 3% or 148 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1923 mm 5% or 95 mm narrower
Height 1422 mm vs 1214 mm 15% or 208 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2600 mm 4% or 100 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 225/35 R19
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 285/35 R19
Spare wheel Compact vs kit for wheel pumping
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 19" alloy wheels
Style of wheels DIAMOND vs 5 double spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)