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What is Better Alfa Romeo GTV or BMW Z3?

Comparing Alfa Romeo GTV with BMW Z3 might help buyers make decision which vehicle is worth buying. The comparison came up with 9 reasons to choose Alfa Romeo GTV - it's winning BMW Z3, according to the points. But BMW Z3 also possesses many advantages: look at 4 factors why it's beating Alfa Romeo GTV. The review of Alfa Romeo GTV with BMW Z3 considers every single feature and summarizes information. It may help you choose the better choice - compare two cars before paying money. GTV provides all the usual benefits of Alfa Romeo. Drivers say that BMW also did a lot to turn Z3 into a great success. Which of the cars in our review would you choose?

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Alfa Romeo GTV BMW Z3

9 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo GTV

Performance
More top speed 158 mph vs 155 mph 3 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.4 mpg vs 25.4 mpg 19% or 4 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.41 mpg vs 35.81 mpg 18% or 5.4 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.2 mpg vs 17 mpg 20% or 2.8 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 51 liters 27% or 19 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1855 kg vs 1660 kg 11% or 195 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 485 kg vs 285 kg 41% or 200 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1370 kg vs 1450 kg 6% or 80 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

4 reasons to buy BMW Z3

Engine and transmission
More engine power

325 bhp vs 240 bhp

239 kw. vs 176 kw.

26% or 85 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 350 nM vs 289 nM 17% or 61 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.3 sec. vs 6.3 sec. 1 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 167 g/mile vs 196 g/mile 17% or 29 g/mile

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo GTV vs. BMW Z3

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 7400 RPM 16% or 1200 less rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 3246 cm3 2% or 67 cm3 less
Cylinders location V6 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4299 mm vs 4025 mm 6% or 274 mm shorter
Width 1776 mm vs 1740 mm 2% or 36 mm wider
Height 1318 mm vs 1287 mm 2% or 31 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2459 mm 3% or 81 mm more
Front tires size 225/45 ZR17 91Y vs 225/45 ZR17
Rear tires size 225/45 ZR17 91Y vs 245/40 ZR17
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs 245/40 ZR17
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs F)7.5JX17 R)9JX17
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)