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10 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 8.2 52% or 8.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90.4 mm vs 79 mm 13% or 11.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 175 g/mile 47% or 56 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 405 liters vs 301 liters 26% or 104 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 60 liters 14% or 10 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2210 kg vs 1980 kg 10% or 230 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 565 kg vs 475 kg 16% or 90 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1200 kg 20% or 300 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

12 reasons to buy Subaru Impreza

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 99.5 mm vs 82 mm 18% or 17.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

330 bhp vs 210 bhp

243 kw. vs 154 kw.

36% or 120 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 470 nM vs 400 nM 15% or 70 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 8.3 sec. 3.5 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 141 mph 14 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23.69 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 65% or 15.51 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 28.61 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 70% or 20.05 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 18.39 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 58% or 10.71 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 500 kg 33% or 250 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1505 kg vs 1645 kg 9% or 140 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 11.1 meters 1% or 0.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Subaru Impreza

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5400 RPM 26% or 1400 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 2457 cm3 3% or 70 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs Horizontally
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4415 mm 5% or 245 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1795 mm 2% or 33 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1475 mm 4% or 53 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2625 mm 3% or 75 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 245/40 R18
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 245/40 R18
Spare wheel Compact vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
Style of wheels DIAMOND vs 5 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)