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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Hyundai Terracan?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Hyundai Terracan

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.
More engine power

210 bhp vs 161 bhp

154 kw. vs 120 kw.

23% or 49 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 343 nM 14% or 57 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 13 sec. 4.7 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 104 mph 37 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 138 g/mile 16% or 19 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 74.5 dB vs 75 dB 1% or 0.5 dB
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 565 kg vs 355 kg 37% or 210 kg
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 34 kg 58% or 46 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1645 kg vs 2265 kg 38% or 620 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.1 meters vs 11.8 meters 6% or 0.7 meters

13 reasons to buy Hyundai Terracan

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.4 vs 17.0 8% or 1.4 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 97.1 mm vs 82 mm 16% or 15.1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 98 mm vs 90.4 mm 8% or 7.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.42 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 21% or 6.78 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.13 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 28% or 10.53 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 25.91 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 12% or 3.19 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 1170 liters vs 405 liters 65% or 765 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 70 liters 7% or 5 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2620 kg vs 2210 kg 16% or 410 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 700 kg vs 500 kg 29% or 200 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2800 kg vs 1500 kg 46% or 1300 kg
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 5 years vs 3 years 40% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Years 5 years vs 3 years 40% or 2 years

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Hyundai Terracan

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 3800 RPM 5% or 200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 2902 cm3 18% or 515 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4700 mm 1% or 40 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1860 mm 2% or 32 mm narrower
Height 1422 mm vs 1840 mm 23% or 418 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2750 mm 2% or 50 mm less
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 255/65 R16
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 255/65 R16
Spare wheel Compact vs 255/65 R16
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" 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)