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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Volkswagen Multivan?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Volkswagen Multivan

7 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 180 bhp

154 kw. vs 131 kw.

14% or 30 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 11.40 sec. 3.1 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 119 mph 22 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 124 g/mile 4% or 5 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1645 kg vs 2069 kg 26% or 424 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.1 meters vs 11.90 meters 7% or 0.8 meters

8 reasons to buy Volkswagen Multivan

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 36.99 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 6% or 2.21 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 42.99 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 13% or 5.67 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 28.99 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 0% or 0.11 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 3000 kg vs 2210 kg 26% or 790 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 931 kg vs 565 kg 39% or 366 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 500 kg 33% or 250 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2500 kg vs 1500 kg 40% or 1000 kg

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Volkswagen Multivan

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1968 cm3 18% or 419 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4892 mm 5% or 232 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1904 mm 4% or 76 mm narrower
Height 1422 mm vs 1970 mm 28% or 548 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 3000 mm 10% or 300 mm less
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 235/55R17
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 235/55R17
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)