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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Kia Sorento?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Kia Sorento

14 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.
Better compression 17.0 vs 16.5 3% or 0.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90.4 mm vs 90 mm 0% or 0.40000000000001 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

210 bhp vs 148 bhp

154 kw. vs 110 kw.

30% or 62 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 382 nM 5% or 18 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 10.5 sec. 2.2 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 113 mph 28 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.2 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 13% or 4.91 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 48.66 mpg vs 52.33 mpg 8% or 3.67 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.1 mpg vs 35.28 mpg 21% or 6.18 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 74.5 dB vs 74.7 dB 0% or 0.2 dB
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Service cycle
More service interval - Mileage 18645 miles vs 12430 miles 33% or 6215 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1645 kg vs 1795 kg 9% or 150 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

12 reasons to buy Kia Sorento

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 84 mm vs 82 mm 2% or 2 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 105 g/mile vs 119 g/mile 13% or 14 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 531 liters vs 405 liters 24% or 126 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2510 kg vs 2210 kg 12% or 300 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 715 kg vs 565 kg 21% or 150 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 500 kg 33% or 250 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2500 kg vs 1500 kg 40% or 1000 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 80 kg 20% or 20 kg
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 6 years vs 3 years 50% or 3 years
More standard warranty - Years 7 years vs 3 years 57% or 4 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.9 meters vs 11.1 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Kia Sorento

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1995 cm3 16% or 392 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 COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4685 mm 1% or 25 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1885 mm 3% or 57 mm narrower
Height 1422 mm vs 1745 mm 19% or 323 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 235/65 R17
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 235/65 R17
Spare wheel Compact vs 235/65 R17
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)