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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Renault Avantime?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Renault Avantime

9 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 165 bhp

154 kw. vs 120 kw.

21% or 45 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 250 nM 38% or 150 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 9.9 sec. 1.6 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 126 mph 15 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 135 g/mile 13% or 16 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 405 liters vs 53 liters 87% or 352 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

12 reasons to buy Renault Avantime

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 82.7 mm vs 82 mm 1% or 0.7 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 93 mm vs 90.4 mm 3% or 2.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.69 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 28% or 8.51 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.69 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 26% or 9.97 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.39 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 30% or 6.71 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 70 liters 13% or 10 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2220 kg vs 2210 kg 0% or 10 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 500 kg 33% or 250 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1500 kg 25% or 500 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1641 kg vs 1645 kg 0% or 4 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.9 meters vs 11.1 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Renault Avantime

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5000 RPM 20% or 1000 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 16% or 389 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4642 mm 0% or 18 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1835 mm 0% or 7 mm narrower
Height 1422 mm vs 1627 mm 13% or 205 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2702 mm 0% or 2 mm less
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 225/50 R17 94V
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 225/50 R17 94V
Spare wheel Compact vs 225/50 R17 94V
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels DIAMOND vs RHODES
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)