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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Renault 19?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Renault 19

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 137 bhp

154 kw. vs

35% or 73 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
More top speed 141 mph vs 133 mph 8 mph
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 55 liters 21% or 15 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 900 kg 40% or 600 kg

5 reasons to buy Renault 19

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.2 sec. vs 8.3 sec. 0.1 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 33.71 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 16% or 5.49 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 555 kg vs 500 kg 10% or 55 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1115 kg vs 1645 kg 48% or 530 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 11.1 meters 11% or 1.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Renault 19

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1764 cm3 26% or 623 cm3 more
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs Injector
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4162 mm 11% or 498 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1696 mm 7% or 132 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1412 mm 1% or 10 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2544 mm 6% or 156 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)