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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Opel Frontera?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Opel Frontera

8 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 115 bhp

154 kw. vs 83 kw.

45% or 95 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 260 nM 35% or 140 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 13.90 sec. 5.6 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 96 mph 45 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 21% or 25 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 405 liters vs 321 liters 21% or 84 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1645 kg vs 1695 kg 3% or 50 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

9 reasons to buy Opel Frontera

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 33.01 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 19% or 6.19 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 40 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 22% or 8.66 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 25 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 16% or 4.1 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2300 kg vs 2210 kg 4% or 90 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 605 kg vs 565 kg 7% or 40 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 500 kg 33% or 250 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2400 kg vs 1500 kg 38% or 900 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.60 meters vs 11.1 meters 5% or 0.5 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Opel Frontera

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 3800 RPM 5% or 200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 2171 cm3 9% or 216 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4268 mm 8% or 392 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1787 mm 2% or 41 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1692 mm 16% or 270 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2462 mm 9% or 238 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 245/70R16
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 245/70R16
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)