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What is Better Alfa Romeo 166 or BMW 1-Series?

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Alfa Romeo 166 BMW 1-Series

6 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 166

Engine and transmission
More engine power

150 bhp vs 134 bhp

110 kw. vs

11% or 16 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
More top speed 131 mph vs 130 mph 1 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.1 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 62% or 18.1 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 490 liters vs 360 liters 27% or 130 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 69 liters vs 52 liters 25% or 17 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1200 kg 20% or 300 kg

6 reasons to buy BMW 1-Series

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.2 sec. vs 9.8 sec. 1.6 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 78 g/mile vs 143 g/mile 83% or 65 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 6 vs EURO 3 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 650 kg vs 500 kg 23% or 150 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1300 kg vs 1420 kg 9% or 120 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 11.6 meters 16% or 1.6 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 166 vs. BMW 1-Series

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1970 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 19% or 372 cm3 more
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs With a twin-turbocharged
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4720 mm vs 4324 mm 8% or 396 mm shorter
Width 1800 mm vs 1984 mm 9% or 184 mm narrower
Height 1416 mm vs 1421 mm 0% or 5 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2690 mm 0% or 10 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)