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13 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 10.15 40% or 6.85 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90.4 mm vs 67.4 mm 25% or 23 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

210 bhp vs 103 bhp

154 kw. vs 76 kw.

51% or 107 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 144 nM 64% or 256 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 11.1 sec. 2.8 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 115 mph 26 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 121 g/mile 2% or 2 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 63 liters 10% or 7 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1200 kg 20% or 300 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 1 years 67% or 2 years

7 reasons to buy Fiat Marea

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86.4 mm vs 82 mm 5% or 4.4 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 33.62 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 17% or 5.58 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 42.83 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 14% or 5.83 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 24.61 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 18% or 4.49 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74.5 dB 2% or 1.5 dB
Other specs
Less weight 1200 kg vs 1645 kg 37% or 445 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.1 meters 4% or 0.4 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Fiat Marea

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5750 RPM 30% or 1750 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1581 cm3 34% or 806 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 Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4490 mm 4% or 170 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1740 mm 5% or 88 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1510 mm 6% or 88 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2540 mm 6% or 160 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 185/65 R14
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 185/65 R14
Spare wheel Compact vs 185/65 R14
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 14" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)