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What is Better Alfa Romeo 166 or Citroen C3 Picasso?

Comparing Alfa Romeo 166 with Citroen C3 Picasso can help people make decision which vehicle is better. We found 12 weighty arguments why Alfa Romeo 166 is undoubtedly a more reasonable buy than Citroen C3 Picasso. Although Citroen C3 Picasso also has got a lot of advantages: get to know 8 factors why it's better than Alfa Romeo 166. By comparing the most valuable characteristics, our team came up with key differences between Alfa Romeo 166 and Citroen C3 Picasso. So we offer visitors compare two cars and make up your mind which vehicle you'd want to possess. Which of the contestants in our match would you possess?

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Alfa Romeo 166 Citroen C3 Picasso

12 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 166

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

150 bhp vs 90 bhp

110 kw. vs 67 kw.

40% or 60 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.8 sec. vs 13.5 sec. 3.7 sec.
More top speed 131 mph vs 108 mph 23 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.1 mpg vs 61.46 mpg 111% or 32.36 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.69 mpg vs 70.66 mpg 83% or 31.97 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 20.5 mpg vs 51.42 mpg 151% or 30.92 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 69 liters vs 50 liters 28% or 19 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1930 kg vs 1779 kg 8% or 151 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 510 kg vs 450 kg 12% or 60 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1200 kg 20% or 300 kg
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 60 kg 25% or 20 kg

8 reasons to buy Citroen C3 Picasso

Engine and transmission
More torque 230 nM vs 181 nM 21% or 49 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 74 g/mile vs 143 g/mile 93% or 69 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 500 liters vs 490 liters 2% or 10 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 675 kg vs 500 kg 26% or 175 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1329 kg vs 1420 kg 7% or 91 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.6 meters vs 11.6 meters 9% or 1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 166 vs. Citroen C3 Picasso

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 4000 RPM 37% or 2300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1970 cm3 vs 1560 cm3 21% or 410 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4720 mm vs 4078 mm 14% or 642 mm shorter
Width 1800 mm vs 1766 mm 2% or 34 mm wider
Height 1416 mm vs 1631 mm 13% or 215 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2540 mm 6% or 160 mm more
Front tires size 215/55 WR16 vs 185/60 R15
Rear tires size 215/55 WR16 vs 185/60 R15
Spare wheel Compact vs Compact
Type of wheels 16 alloy wheels vs 15" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)