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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Toyota Land Cruiser Prado?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado

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 173 bhp

154 kw. vs 127 kw.

18% or 37 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 11.7 sec. 3.4 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 109 mph 32 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 133 g/mile 12% or 14 g/mile
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 99441 miles 90% or 894965 miles
Service cycle
More service interval - Mileage 18645 miles vs 9323 miles 50% or 9322 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1645 kg vs 2125 kg 29% or 480 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

17 reasons to buy Toyota Land Cruiser Prado

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.9 vs 17.0 5% or 0.9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 96 mm vs 82 mm 15% or 14 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 103 mm vs 90.4 mm 12% or 12.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 410 nM vs 400 nM 2% or 10 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 34.91 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 12% or 4.29 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 42.22 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 15% or 6.44 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 27.19 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 7% or 1.91 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 71 dB vs 74.5 dB 5% or 3.5 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 621 liters vs 405 liters 35% or 216 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 87 liters vs 70 liters 20% or 17 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2990 kg vs 2210 kg 26% or 780 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 865 kg vs 565 kg 35% or 300 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 500 kg 33% or 250 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 3000 kg vs 1500 kg 50% or 1500 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
More standard warranty - Years 5 years vs 3 years 40% or 2 years
More timing belt warranty - Mileage 99441 miles vs 93226 miles 6% or 6215 miles

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Toyota Land Cruiser Prado

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 3400 RPM 15% or 600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 2982 cm3 20% or 595 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4760 mm 2% or 100 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1885 mm 3% or 57 mm narrower
Height 1422 mm vs 1890 mm 25% or 468 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2790 mm 3% or 90 mm less
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 265/65 R17
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 265/65 R17
Spare wheel Compact vs 265/65 R17
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)