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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Porsche Boxster?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Porsche Boxster

2 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 159

Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 405 liters vs 280 liters 31% or 125 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 64 liters 9% or 6 liters

8 reasons to buy Porsche Boxster

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 5 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

261 bhp vs 210 bhp

vs 154 kw.

20% or 51 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.6 sec. vs 8.3 sec. 2.7 sec.
More top speed 164 mph vs 141 mph 23 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 33.71 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 16% or 5.49 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Other specs
Less weight 1310 kg vs 1645 kg 26% or 335 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 11.1 meters 1% or 0.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Porsche Boxster

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 2706 cm3 12% or 319 cm3 less
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs Multi-point injection fuel
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4374 mm 6% or 286 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1801 mm 1% or 27 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1282 mm 10% or 140 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2475 mm 8% or 225 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)