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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Kia Mentor?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Kia Mentor

12 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.
Piston diameter larger 82 mm vs 78 mm 5% or 4 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 90.4 mm vs 83.4 mm 8% or 7 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

210 bhp vs 100 bhp

154 kw. vs 75 kw.

52% or 110 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 11.5 sec. 3.2 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 115 mph 26 mph
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 50 liters 29% or 20 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2210 kg vs 1600 kg 28% or 610 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1250 kg 17% or 250 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years

6 reasons to buy Kia Mentor

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 35.28 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 11% or 3.92 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 43.46 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 12% or 5.2 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 26.91 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 8% or 2.19 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 118 g/mile vs 119 g/mile 1% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 530 kg vs 500 kg 6% or 30 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1169 kg vs 1645 kg 41% or 476 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Kia Mentor

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5500 RPM 27% or 1500 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1594 cm3 33% or 793 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 4510 mm 3% or 150 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1720 mm 6% or 108 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1415 mm 0% or 7 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2560 mm 5% or 140 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 steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)