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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Mazda 2?

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19 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 10.0 41% or 7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 82 mm vs 74 mm 10% or 8 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 90.4 mm vs 78.4 mm 13% or 12 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

210 bhp vs 75 bhp

154 kw. vs 55 kw.

64% or 135 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 121 nM 70% or 279 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 14 sec. 5.7 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 104 mph 37 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.2 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 38% or 15.05 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 48.66 mpg vs 67.24 mpg 38% or 18.58 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.1 mpg vs 40.9 mpg 41% or 11.8 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 405 liters vs 250 liters 38% or 155 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 42.8 liters 39% or 27.2 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2210 kg vs 1455 kg 34% or 755 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 565 kg vs 430 kg 24% or 135 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 900 kg 40% or 600 kg
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 50 kg 38% or 30 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Service cycle
More service interval - Mileage 18645 miles vs 12430 miles 33% or 6215 miles

4 reasons to buy Mazda 2

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 78 g/mile vs 119 g/mile 53% or 41 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1025 kg vs 1645 kg 60% or 620 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.8 meters vs 11.1 meters 13% or 1.3 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Mazda 2

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 6000 RPM 33% or 2000 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1349 cm3 43% or 1038 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 3885 mm 17% or 775 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1695 mm 7% or 133 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1475 mm 4% or 53 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2490 mm 8% or 210 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 185/55 R15
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 185/55 R15
Spare wheel Compact vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 15" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)