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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Fiat 132?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Fiat 132

9 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 122 bhp

154 kw. vs 89 kw.

42% or 88 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 172 nM 57% or 228 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 10.70 sec. 2.4 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 109 mph 32 mph
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 405 liters vs 400 liters 1% or 5 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2210 kg vs 1600 kg 28% or 610 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 565 kg vs 435 kg 23% or 130 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1300 kg 13% or 200 kg

3 reasons to buy Fiat 132

Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 590 kg vs 500 kg 15% or 90 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1165 kg vs 1645 kg 41% or 480 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.80 meters vs 11.1 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Fiat 132

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5300 RPM 25% or 1300 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1995 cm3 16% or 392 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4425 mm 5% or 235 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1650 mm 10% or 178 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1435 mm 1% or 13 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2557 mm 5% or 143 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 175/70SR14
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 175/70SR14
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)