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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Opel Insignia?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Opel Insignia

5 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 180 bhp

154 kw. vs 131 kw.

14% or 30 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 230 nM 43% or 170 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 9.20 sec. 0.9 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 137 mph 4 mph

12 reasons to buy Opel Insignia

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) 35.98 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 9% or 3.22 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 6% or 2.66 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 25.99 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 12% or 3.11 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 116 g/mile vs 119 g/mile 3% or 3 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 540 liters vs 405 liters 25% or 135 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2215 kg vs 2210 kg 0% or 5 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 655 kg vs 565 kg 14% or 90 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 500 kg 33% or 250 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1700 kg vs 1500 kg 12% or 200 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1560 kg vs 1645 kg 5% or 85 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.90 meters vs 11.1 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Opel Insignia

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5500 RPM 27% or 1500 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 33% or 789 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4908 mm 5% or 248 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1858 mm 2% or 30 mm narrower
Height 1422 mm vs 1520 mm 6% or 98 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2737 mm 1% or 37 mm less
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 245/45R18
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 245/45R18
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)