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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Opel Senator?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Opel Senator

6 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 159

Engine and transmission
More engine power

210 bhp vs 140 bhp

154 kw. vs 102 kw.

33% or 70 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 205 nM 49% or 195 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 11.00 sec. 2.7 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 131 mph 10 mph
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2210 kg vs 1965 kg 11% or 245 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 565 kg vs 560 kg 1% or 5 kg

6 reasons to buy Opel Senator

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 5 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 530 liters vs 405 liters 24% or 125 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 720 kg vs 500 kg 31% or 220 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1700 kg vs 1500 kg 12% or 200 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1405 kg vs 1645 kg 17% or 240 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 Senator

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5200 RPM 23% or 1200 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 2490 cm3 4% or 103 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4845 mm 4% or 185 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1763 mm 4% or 65 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1450 mm 2% or 28 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2730 mm 1% or 30 mm less
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 205/65VR15
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 205/65VR15
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)