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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Ford Taurus?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Ford Taurus

4 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 159

Engine and transmission
More engine power

210 bhp vs 203 bhp

154 kw. vs 147 kw.

3% or 7 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 272 nM 32% or 128 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 8.60 sec. 0.3 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 131 mph 10 mph

4 reasons to buy Ford Taurus

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 5 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 480 liters vs 405 liters 16% or 75 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1525 kg vs 1645 kg 8% or 120 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Ford Taurus

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5750 RPM 30% or 1750 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 2967 cm3 20% or 580 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 5020 mm 7% or 360 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1855 mm 1% or 27 mm narrower
Height 1422 mm vs 1420 mm 0% or 2 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2755 mm 2% or 55 mm less
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 215/60R16
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 215/60R16
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)