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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Hyundai Elantra?

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15 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 111 bhp

154 kw. vs 82.5 kw.

47% or 99 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 235 nM 41% or 165 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 11.7 sec. 3.4 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 118 mph 23 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.2 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 18% or 7.07 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 48.66 mpg vs 57.56 mpg 18% or 8.9 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.1 mpg vs 34.4 mpg 18% or 5.3 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 405 liters vs 367 liters 9% or 38 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 55 liters 21% or 15 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2210 kg vs 1910 kg 14% or 300 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 565 kg vs 553 kg 2% or 12 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1400 kg 7% or 100 kg
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 75 kg 6% or 5 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years

8 reasons to buy Hyundai Elantra

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.7 vs 17.0 4% or 0.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 82 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 92 mm vs 90.4 mm 2% or 1.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 99 g/mile vs 119 g/mile 20% or 20 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 550 kg vs 500 kg 9% or 50 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 5 years vs 3 years 40% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1357 kg vs 1645 kg 21% or 288 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.2 meters vs 11.1 meters 9% or 0.9 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Hyundai Elantra

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1991 cm3 17% or 396 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4495 mm 4% or 165 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1720 mm 6% or 108 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1425 mm 0% or 3 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2610 mm 3% or 90 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 185/65 R15
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 185/65 R15
Spare wheel Compact vs 185/65 R15
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 5.5JX15" alloy wheels
Style of wheels DIAMOND vs 6 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)