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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Volvo 265?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Volvo 265

4 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 159

Engine and transmission
More engine power

210 bhp vs 155 bhp

154 kw. vs 112 kw.

26% or 55 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 230 nM 43% or 170 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 10.00 sec. 1.7 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 115 mph 26 mph

3 reasons to buy Volvo 265

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 5 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 1200 liters vs 405 liters 66% or 795 liters
Other specs
Less turning radius 9.80 meters vs 11.1 meters 13% or 1.3 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Volvo 265

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5500 RPM 27% or 1500 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 2849 cm3 16% or 462 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4785 mm 3% or 125 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1707 mm 7% or 121 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1460 mm 3% or 38 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2640 mm 2% or 60 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 185HR14
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 185HR14
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)