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What is Better Alfa Romeo 166 or Opel Astra?

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Alfa Romeo 166 Opel Astra

8 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 166

Engine and transmission
More engine power

150 bhp vs 140 bhp

110 kw. vs 102 kw.

7% or 10 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.8 sec. vs 9.90 sec. 0.1 sec.
More top speed 131 mph vs 125 mph 6 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.1 mpg vs 47.97 mpg 65% or 18.87 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.69 mpg vs 60.98 mpg 58% or 22.29 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 20.5 mpg vs 35.01 mpg 71% or 14.51 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 490 liters vs 375 liters 23% or 115 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1300 kg 13% or 200 kg

6 reasons to buy Opel Astra

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More torque 200 nM vs 181 nM 10% or 19 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 143 g/mile 66% or 57 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 730 kg vs 500 kg 32% or 230 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1337 kg vs 1420 kg 6% or 83 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.50 meters vs 11.6 meters 1% or 0.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 166 vs. Opel Astra

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 4900 RPM 22% or 1400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1970 cm3 vs 1364 cm3 31% or 606 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4720 mm vs 4466 mm 5% or 254 mm shorter
Width 1800 mm vs 1840 mm 2% or 40 mm narrower
Height 1416 mm vs 1482 mm 4% or 66 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2695 mm 0% or 5 mm more
Front tires size 215/55 WR16 vs 235/50R18
Rear tires size 215/55 WR16 vs 235/50R18
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)