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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Renault Megane?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Renault Megane

8 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 8.5 50% or 8.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
More torque 400 nM vs 340 nM 15% or 60 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 60 liters 14% or 10 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2210 kg vs 1835 kg 17% or 375 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 565 kg vs 448 kg 21% or 117 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less turning radius 11.1 meters vs 11.35 meters 2% or 0.25 meters

10 reasons to buy Renault Megane

Engine and transmission
More engine power

250 bhp vs 210 bhp

184 kw. vs 154 kw.

16% or 40 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.1 sec. vs 8.3 sec. 2.2 sec.
More top speed 156 mph vs 141 mph 15 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 33.62 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 17% or 5.58 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 42.22 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 15% or 6.44 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 24.61 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 18% or 4.49 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 118 g/mile vs 119 g/mile 1% or 1 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1387 kg vs 1645 kg 19% or 258 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Renault Megane

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5500 RPM 27% or 1500 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 4299 mm 8% or 361 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1848 mm 1% or 20 mm narrower
Height 1422 mm vs 1435 mm 1% or 13 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2636 mm 2% or 64 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 235/40 R18
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 235/40 R18
Spare wheel Compact vs kit for wheel pumping
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)