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What is Better Alfa Romeo GTV or Volvo S60?

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12 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo GTV

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 10.5 vs 10.0 5% or 0.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 93 mm vs 79 mm 15% or 14 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

240 bhp vs 180 bhp

176 kw. vs 132 kw.

25% or 60 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 289 nM vs 240 nM 17% or 49 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.3 sec. vs 8.3 sec. 2 sec.
More top speed 158 mph vs 140 mph 18 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.4 mpg vs 42.83 mpg 100% or 21.43 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.41 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 75% or 22.86 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.2 mpg vs 32.78 mpg 131% or 18.58 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 67.5 liters 4% or 2.5 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1370 kg vs 1513 kg 10% or 143 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

9 reasons to buy Volvo S60

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 81.4 mm vs 72.6 mm 11% or 8.8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 94 g/mile vs 196 g/mile 109% or 102 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 339 liters vs 155 liters 54% or 184 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2020 kg vs 1855 kg 8% or 165 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 507 kg vs 485 kg 4% or 22 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 400 kg 47% or 350 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1000 kg 38% or 600 kg
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo GTV vs. Volvo S60

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 5700 RPM 8% or 500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3179 cm3 vs 1595 cm3 50% or 1584 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location V6 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4299 mm vs 4628 mm 7% or 329 mm shorter
Width 1776 mm vs 1865 mm 5% or 89 mm narrower
Height 1318 mm vs 1484 mm 11% or 166 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2776 mm 9% or 236 mm less
Front tires size 225/45 ZR17 91Y vs 215/50 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 ZR17 91Y vs 215/50 R17
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs tyre sealant kit
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs BALDER
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)