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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Land Rover Defender?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Land Rover Defender

8 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 122 bhp

154 kw. vs 89 kw.

42% or 88 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 360 nM 10% or 40 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 15.80 sec. 7.5 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 82 mph 59 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 181 g/mile 52% or 62 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1645 kg vs 1940 kg 18% or 295 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.1 meters vs 12.80 meters 15% or 1.7 meters

8 reasons to buy Land Rover Defender

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 25.99 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 51% or 13.21 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 29.99 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 62% or 18.67 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 39% or 8.1 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 3050 kg vs 2210 kg 28% or 840 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 1110 kg vs 565 kg 49% or 545 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 500 kg 33% or 250 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 3500 kg vs 1500 kg 57% or 2000 kg

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Land Rover Defender

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 3500 RPM 13% or 500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 2401 cm3 1% or 14 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4639 mm 0% or 21 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1790 mm 2% or 38 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 2030 mm 30% or 608 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2794 mm 3% or 94 mm less
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 7.50R16
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 7.50R16
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)