The Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 2.0 TDI 140HP manual burns up 1.7 l less amount of fuel in the combined cycle in comparison to the Alfa Romeo 156 II Crosswagon Q4. The difference at the level of 1.7 l will be perceptible in day-to-day usage of the vehicle. In the long term it would give a considerable reduction of costs.
The Volkswagen has 15 Nm more torque than the Alfa Romeo. Even though the majority of drivers do not take into consideration the maximum torque when buying a automobile, it shows the best how fast a vehicle is speeding up. As far as these two vehicles are concerned the difference is little so it probably will not make a real difference in feeling of driving a car.
The fuel consumption in city traffic is distinctly to the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan's advantage. This car burns 2.1 l fewer oil running around the town when compared to the Alfa Romeo 156 II. Better fuel consumption equals less fuel cost passed on you.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference in the amount of 7 percent shows that the Alfa Romeo 156 II Crosswagon Q4 1.9 16V JTD M-Jet 150HP manual 4x4 is the worst vehicle of these two . In the „D class, being represented by the Alfa Romeo 156 II Crosswagon Q4, the average acceleration amounts to 9.9 s and is by 0.6 s higher than this of Alfa Romeo car.
With more boot size the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 2.0 TDI 140HP manual will have much more room for loading things and be more usefull one compared with the Alfa Romeo. If the capacity of the luggage compartment is appeals to you, the Volkswagen Passat B6 will be better to choose because it is about 205 l more spacious than the trunk of its competitor.
The top speed possible to be reached by the Volkswagen is higher in comparison to this of the Alfa Romeo which allows to drive the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 17 kilometers per hour is not big and is imperceptible in everyday driving.
Width of a vehicle affects the amount of space for passengers and also stability during driving. The Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan is widther by 4 percent than the Alfa Romeo 156 II Crosswagon Q4 1.9 16V JTD M-Jet 150HP manual 4x4 and is not really relevant. The average for the „middle” segment amounts to around 1,764 mm and is by 3 percent larger than the width of the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 2.0 TDI 140HP manual.
The Alfa Romeo 156 II Crosswagon Q4 loses with the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 2.0 TDI 140HP manual in the field of fuel tank capacity. The Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan is able to store by 37 % more fuel compared with its competitor.
The Volkswagen Passat B6 has 119 mm longer wheelbase in comparison to Alfa Romeo. Consequently the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan is safer and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable traveling.
The Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan has 3 % bigger cubic capacity compared to the Alfa Romeo. For the reason that the difference is not big, the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan should accelerate only a bit better, assuming that other paramerters are does not play a role.
Maximum load capacity
The Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan is 7 % longer in relation to the Alfa Romeo 156 II Crosswagon Q4 1.9 16V JTD M-Jet 150HP manual 4x4. The length of the car plays a role in respect of driving comfort and room in the trunk. The Volkswagen Passat B6 very likely will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Volkswagen will be better driven ,however, the Alfa Romeo 156 II Crosswagon Q4 will be a bit easier for parking due to shorter length of the body.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Alfa Romeo 156 II Crosswagon Q4 1.9 16V JTD M-Jet 150HP manual 4x4 was unveiled only 2 years earlier than the Volkswagen Passat B6, the distance in technology applied in both cars shouldn’t be really big, however, the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 2.0 TDI 140HP manual may feature slightly more advanced solutions used in it.