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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Ford Ka?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Ford Ka

16 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 159

Engine and transmission
More engine power

210 bhp vs 75 bhp

154 kw. vs 55 kw.

64% or 135 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 145 nM 64% or 255 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 12.7 sec. 4.4 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 100 mph 41 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.2 mpg vs 68.8 mpg 76% or 29.6 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 48.66 mpg vs 76.38 mpg 57% or 27.72 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.1 mpg vs 57.7 mpg 98% or 28.6 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 405 liters vs 224 liters 45% or 181 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 35 liters 50% or 35 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2210 kg vs 1415 kg 36% or 795 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 1 years 67% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
More timing belt warranty - Mileage 93226 miles vs 38844 miles 58% or 54382 miles
Service cycle
More service interval - Mileage 18645 miles vs 12430 miles 33% or 6215 miles
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 4 1

3 reasons to buy Ford Ka

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 68 g/mile vs 119 g/mile 75% or 51 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Other specs
Less turning radius 9.1 meters vs 11.1 meters 22% or 2 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Ford Ka

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1248 cm3 48% or 1139 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 3620 mm 22% or 1040 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1658 mm 9% or 170 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1505 mm 6% or 83 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 195/50 R15
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 195/50 R15
Spare wheel Compact vs repair kit
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 15" alloy wheels
Style of wheels DIAMOND vs 13 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)