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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Opel Ascona?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Opel Ascona

9 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 75 bhp

154 kw. vs 54 kw.

64% or 135 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 101 nM 75% or 299 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 15.50 sec. 7.2 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 99 mph 42 mph
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2210 kg vs 1480 kg 33% or 730 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 565 kg vs 531 kg 6% or 34 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 500 kg vs 450 kg 10% or 50 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 850 kg 43% or 650 kg

3 reasons to buy Opel Ascona

Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 445 liters vs 405 liters 9% or 40 liters
Other specs
Less weight 949 kg vs 1645 kg 73% or 696 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.00 meters vs 11.1 meters 1% or 0.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Opel Ascona

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5800 RPM 31% or 1800 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1297 cm3 46% or 1090 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4264 mm 8% or 396 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1668 mm 9% or 160 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1385 mm 3% or 37 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2574 mm 5% or 126 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 155SR13
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 155SR13
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)