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What is Better Alfa Romeo Giulietta or Volvo C30?

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Alfa Romeo Giulietta Volvo C30

7 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo Giulietta

Engine and transmission
Better compression 9.8 vs 9.0 8% or 0.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 93 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 39% or 36 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1280 kg vs 1347 kg 5% or 67 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.9 meters vs 11.6 meters 6% or 0.7 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

12 reasons to buy Volvo C30

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
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 93.2 mm vs 84 mm 10% or 9.2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

220 bhp vs 120 bhp

162 kw. vs 88 kw.

45% or 100 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 320 nM vs 206 nM 36% or 114 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.7 sec. vs 9.4 sec. 2.7 sec.
More top speed 149 mph vs 121 mph 28 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.51 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 36% or 11.6 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 43.46 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 23% or 9.81 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.61 mpg vs 33.62 mpg 49% or 11.01 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 62 liters vs 60 liters 3% or 2 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1300 kg 13% or 200 kg

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo Giulietta vs. Volvo C30

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1368 cm3 vs 2521 cm3 46% or 1153 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection with turbocharging vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4351 mm vs 4252 mm 2% or 99 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 1782 mm 1% or 16 mm wider
Height 1465 mm vs 1447 mm 1% or 18 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2634 mm vs 2640 mm 0% or 6 mm less
Front tires size 205/55 R16 vs 215/45 R18
Rear tires size 205/55 R16 vs 215/45 R18
Spare wheel Compact vs tyre sealant kit
Type of wheels 16" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 double spokes vs ATREUS
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)