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What is Better Alfa Romeo 164 or BMW 5-Series?

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Alfa Romeo 164 BMW 5-Series

2 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 164

Other specs
Less weight 1400 kg vs 1870 kg 34% or 470 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 12 meters 20% or 2 meters

8 reasons to buy BMW 5-Series

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

552 bhp vs 144 bhp

vs

74% or 408 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 5.4 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 130 mph 25 mph
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 504 liters 3% or 16 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 14 liters 83% or 66 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1500 kg 25% or 500 kg

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 164 vs. BMW 5-Series

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 4395 cm3 55% or 2400 cm3 less
Fuel supply Injector vs With a twin-turbocharged
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 7 2 less
Dimensions
Length 4665 mm vs 4910 mm 5% or 245 mm shorter
Width 1760 mm vs 1891 mm 7% or 131 mm narrower
Height 1390 mm vs 1456 mm 5% or 66 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2660 mm vs 2964 mm 10% or 304 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)