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What is Better Alfa Romeo 166 or Subaru Impreza?

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8 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 166

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.0 vs 8.2 18% or 1.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 91 mm vs 79 mm 13% or 12 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 143 g/mile vs 175 g/mile 22% or 32 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 490 liters vs 301 liters 39% or 189 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 69 liters vs 60 liters 13% or 9 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 510 kg vs 475 kg 7% or 35 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1200 kg 20% or 300 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1420 kg vs 1505 kg 6% or 85 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

13 reasons to buy Subaru Impreza

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 99.5 mm vs 83 mm 17% or 16.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

330 bhp vs 150 bhp

243 kw. vs 110 kw.

55% or 180 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 470 nM vs 181 nM 61% or 289 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 9.8 sec. 5 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 131 mph 24 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23.69 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 23% or 5.41 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 28.61 mpg vs 38.69 mpg 35% or 10.08 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 18.39 mpg vs 20.5 mpg 11% or 2.11 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 1980 kg vs 1930 kg 3% or 50 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 500 kg 33% or 250 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 11.6 meters 5% or 0.6 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 166 vs. Subaru Impreza

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 5400 RPM 14% or 900 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1970 cm3 vs 2457 cm3 20% or 487 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs Horizontally
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4720 mm vs 4415 mm 6% or 305 mm shorter
Width 1800 mm vs 1795 mm 0% or 5 mm wider
Height 1416 mm vs 1475 mm 4% or 59 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2625 mm 3% or 75 mm more
Front tires size 215/55 WR16 vs 245/40 R18
Rear tires size 215/55 WR16 vs 245/40 R18
Spare wheel Compact vs Compact
Type of wheels 16 alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 8 bolt holes vs 5 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)