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What is Better Alfa Romeo 166 or Citroen Saxo?

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20 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.
Better compression 10.0 vs 9.7 3% or 0.3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 72 mm 13% or 11 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 91 mm vs 69 mm 24% or 22 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

150 bhp vs 60 bhp

110 kw. vs

60% or 90 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.8 sec. vs 12.8 sec. 3 sec.
More top speed 131 mph vs 101 mph 30 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.1 mpg vs 43.46 mpg 49% or 14.36 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.69 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 38% or 14.58 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 20.5 mpg vs 32.78 mpg 60% or 12.28 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Less noise level 71 dB vs 73.1 dB 3% or 2.1 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 490 liters vs 280 liters 43% or 210 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 69 liters vs 45 liters 35% or 24 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1930 kg vs 1330 kg 31% or 600 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 600 kg 60% or 900 kg
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 50 kg 38% or 30 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 1 years 67% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 1 years 67% or 2 years

5 reasons to buy Citroen Saxo

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 96 g/mile vs 143 g/mile 49% or 47 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 1310 kg vs 510 kg 61% or 800 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 805 kg vs 1420 kg 76% or 615 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.5 meters vs 11.6 meters 10% or 1.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 166 vs. Citroen Saxo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 6200 RPM 2% or 100 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1970 cm3 vs 1124 cm3 43% or 846 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Central fuel Injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4720 mm vs 3718 mm 21% or 1002 mm shorter
Width 1800 mm vs 1595 mm 11% or 205 mm wider
Height 1416 mm vs 1360 mm 4% or 56 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2385 mm 12% or 315 mm more
Front tires size 215/55 WR16 vs 155/70 R13T
Rear tires size 215/55 WR16 vs 155/70 R13T
Spare wheel Compact vs 155/70 R13T
Type of wheels 16 alloy wheels vs steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)