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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or SEAT Ibiza?

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Alfa Romeo 159 SEAT Ibiza

17 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 valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Better compression 17.0 vs 10.0 41% or 7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 82 mm vs 71 mm 13% or 11 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 90.4 mm vs 75.6 mm 16% or 14.8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

210 bhp vs 105 bhp

154 kw. vs 77 kw.

50% or 105 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 175 nM 56% or 225 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 10.2 sec. 1.9 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 118 mph 23 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.2 mpg vs 55.4 mpg 41% or 16.2 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 48.66 mpg vs 62.77 mpg 29% or 14.11 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.1 mpg vs 47.11 mpg 62% or 18.01 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 45 liters 36% or 25 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2210 kg vs 1595 kg 28% or 615 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 565 kg vs 445 kg 21% or 120 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1000 kg 33% or 500 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

7 reasons to buy SEAT Ibiza

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 74 g/mile vs 119 g/mile 61% or 45 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 430 liters vs 405 liters 6% or 25 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 570 kg vs 500 kg 12% or 70 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1150 kg vs 1645 kg 43% or 495 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.5 meters vs 11.1 meters 6% or 0.6 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. SEAT Ibiza

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5000 RPM 20% or 1000 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1197 cm3 50% or 1190 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 Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4227 mm 9% or 433 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1693 mm 7% or 135 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1445 mm 2% or 23 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2469 mm 9% or 231 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 215/45 R16
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 215/45 R16
Spare wheel Compact vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)