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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or MINI Coupe?

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Alfa Romeo 159 MINI Coupe

7 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 120 bhp

154 kw. vs

43% or 90 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 8.7 sec. 0.4 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 127 mph 14 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.2 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 20% or 8 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 405 liters vs 280 liters 31% or 125 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 40 liters 43% or 30 liters

4 reasons to buy MINI Coupe

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 79 g/mile vs 119 g/mile 51% or 40 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 6 vs EURO 4 2 generations
Other specs
Less weight 1090 kg vs 1645 kg 51% or 555 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 11.1 meters 11% or 1.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. MINI Coupe

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 33% or 789 cm3 more
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs Multi-point injection fuel
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 3728 mm 20% or 932 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1892 mm 3% or 64 mm narrower
Height 1422 mm vs 1378 mm 3% or 44 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2467 mm 9% or 233 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)