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What is Better BMW Alpina or Opel Insignia?

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BMW Alpina Opel Insignia

6 reasons to buy BMW Alpina

Engine and transmission
More engine power

200 bhp vs 180 bhp

147 kw. vs 131 kw.

10% or 20 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 410 nM vs 230 nM 44% or 180 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.4 sec. vs 9.20 sec. 1.8 sec.
More top speed 145 mph vs 137 mph 8 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 97 g/mile vs 116 g/mile 20% or 19 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1560 kg 7% or 100 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

10 reasons to buy Opel Insignia

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 35.98 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 33% or 11.89 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 31% or 14.05 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 25.99 mpg vs 35.81 mpg 38% or 9.82 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 540 liters vs 460 liters 15% or 80 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2215 kg vs 1980 kg 11% or 235 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 655 kg vs 520 kg 21% or 135 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 745 kg 1% or 5 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1700 kg vs 1600 kg 6% or 100 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.90 meters vs 11.1 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

Neutral reasons BMW Alpina vs. Opel Insignia

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5500 RPM 27% or 1500 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 20% or 397 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4520 mm vs 4908 mm 8% or 388 mm shorter
Width 1817 mm vs 1858 mm 2% or 41 mm narrower
Height 1413 mm vs 1520 mm 7% or 107 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2737 mm 1% or 23 mm more
Front tires size 235/35 R19 vs 245/45R18
Rear tires size 365/30 R19 vs 245/45R18
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)