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14 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.
Better compression 17.0 vs 15.7 8% or 1.3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90.4 mm vs 90 mm 0% or 0.40000000000001 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

210 bhp vs 150 bhp

154 kw. vs 110 kw.

29% or 60 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 320 nM 20% or 80 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 12 sec. 3.7 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 111 mph 30 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.1 mpg vs 31.01 mpg 7% or 1.91 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 405 liters vs 401 liters 1% or 4 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 65 liters 7% or 5 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 565 kg vs 551 kg 2% or 14 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 99441 miles 90% or 894965 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1645 kg vs 1655 kg 1% or 10 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.1 meters vs 11.6 meters 5% or 0.5 meters

7 reasons to buy Renault Koleos

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 84 mm vs 82 mm 2% or 2 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.69 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 1% or 0.5 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 44.78 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 9% or 3.88 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2300 kg vs 2210 kg 4% or 90 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

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Renault Koleos

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1995 cm3 16% or 392 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 COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4520 mm 3% or 140 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1855 mm 1% or 27 mm narrower
Height 1422 mm vs 1690 mm 16% or 268 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2690 mm 0% or 10 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 225/60 R17
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 225/60 R17
Spare wheel Compact vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels DIAMOND vs OASIS
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)