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12 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 valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

210 bhp vs 125 bhp

154 kw. vs 92 kw.

40% or 85 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 278 nM 31% or 122 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 15.7 sec. 7.4 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 96 mph 45 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 162 g/mile 36% or 43 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 405 liters vs 335 liters 17% or 70 liters
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
Other specs
Less weight 1645 kg vs 1724 kg 5% or 79 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

14 reasons to buy Nissan Terrano

Engine and transmission
Better compression 21.9 vs 17.0 22% or 4.9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 96 mm vs 82 mm 15% or 14 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 92 mm vs 90.4 mm 2% or 1.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 28.82 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 36% or 10.38 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.78 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 48% or 15.88 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.91 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 22% or 5.19 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 72 dB vs 74.5 dB 3% or 2.5 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 72 liters vs 70 liters 3% or 2 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2510 kg vs 2210 kg 12% or 300 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 786 kg vs 565 kg 28% or 221 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 500 kg 33% or 250 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2800 kg vs 1500 kg 46% or 1300 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 80 kg 20% or 20 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.8 meters vs 11.1 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Nissan Terrano

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 3600 RPM 10% or 400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 2664 cm3 10% or 277 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4242 mm 9% or 418 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1755 mm 4% or 73 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1805 mm 21% or 383 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2450 mm 9% or 250 mm more
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
Style of wheels DIAMOND vs chrome with caps in center
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)