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What is Better Alfa Romeo 164 or BMW 3-Series?

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Alfa Romeo 164 BMW 3-Series

2 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 164

Other specs
Less weight 1400 kg vs 1540 kg 10% or 140 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 11 meters 10% or 1 meters

7 reasons to buy BMW 3-Series

Engine and transmission
More engine power

181 bhp vs 144 bhp

vs

20% or 37 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.6 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 2 sec.
More top speed 143 mph vs 130 mph 13 mph
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 6 vs EURO 2 4 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 504 liters 3% or 16 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 14 liters 77% or 46 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1500 kg 6% or 100 kg

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 164 vs. BMW 3-Series

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 1997 cm3 0% or 2 cm3 less
Fuel supply Injector vs Turbocharged
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4665 mm vs 4824 mm 3% or 159 mm shorter
Width 1760 mm vs 2047 mm 14% or 287 mm narrower
Height 1390 mm vs 1508 mm 8% or 118 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2660 mm vs 2920 mm 9% or 260 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)