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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Nissan Almera?

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17 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 112 bhp

154 kw. vs 82 kw.

47% or 98 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 248 nM 38% or 152 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 11.4 sec. 3.1 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 116 mph 25 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.2 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 22% or 8.67 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 48.66 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 23% or 11.39 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.1 mpg vs 35.81 mpg 23% or 6.71 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 74.5 dB vs 75 dB 1% or 0.5 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 60 liters 14% or 10 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2210 kg vs 1800 kg 19% or 410 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 565 kg vs 494 kg 13% or 71 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1200 kg 20% or 300 kg
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 75 kg 6% or 5 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

8 reasons to buy Nissan Almera

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.0 vs 17.0 6% or 1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 82 mm 5% or 4 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 94 mm vs 90.4 mm 4% or 3.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 100 g/mile vs 119 g/mile 19% or 19 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 460 liters vs 405 liters 12% or 55 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 650 kg vs 500 kg 23% or 150 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1306 kg vs 1645 kg 26% or 339 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.4 meters vs 11.1 meters 7% or 0.7 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Nissan Almera

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 2184 cm3 9% or 203 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
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4436 mm 5% or 224 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1470 mm 20% or 358 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1445 mm 2% or 23 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2535 mm 6% or 165 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 185/65 R15
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 185/65 R15
Spare wheel Compact vs 185/65 R15
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 15" x 6J steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)