The horsepower of the Ford Taurus IV Estate 3.0 i V6 201HP automatic is 9 hp bigger than the Alfa Romeo 156 II. While the difference is small this should not affect the vehicles performance to a large extent.
The Ford Taurus IV Estate 3.0 i V6 201HP automatic consumes 32 % less fuel in the combined cycle in relation to the Alfa Romeo. The difference in the amount of 32 percent will be very appreciable in day-to-day usage of the car. In the long period of time it can generate a real savings.
Thanks to 29 % higher torque, the engine of the Ford Taurus IV Estate 3.0 i V6 201HP automatic does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Alfa Romeo 156 II Estate 2.5 i V6 24V Q-System 192HP automatic. This, in turn, produces better acceleration.
The Ford consumes 5.9 l fewer fuel running around the town when compared to the Alfa Romeo. The difference in the amount of 5.9 l is quite appreciable in everyday usage of the car. What is more, in a long run it will bring you significant savings. Keep in mind that fuel consumption may change depending on your driving style
The boot of the Ford Taurus IV is 725 liters more spacious compared to the Alfa Romeo 156 II. It is perceptible difference so, in this category the Ford Taurus IV Estate 3.0 i V6 201HP automatic will be much more handy. The larger the boot, the more baggage you can take with you on a journey.
Trunk capacity with seats down
Maximal torque RPM
The rotational speed at which the maximum torque is reached determines how fast an engine achieves its best performance with growth in rotational speed. The lower rmp or the wider range at which the torque is the greatest, the more the engine is flexible and the kick of acceleration is felt earlier.
Distance between two sides of a car directly influences on interior space for travelers and also stability during driving. The Ford Taurus IV Estate is widther by 121 millimeters compared with the Alfa Romeo 156 II and is not really important. The medium for the „D” segment is approximately 1,764 millimeters and is by 5 % larger than the width of the Ford Taurus IV.
The winner of this confrontatnion in the category of fuel tank capacity is Ford Taurus IV Estate that is able to carry by 3 l more gasoline in relation to the Alfa Romeo.
The Ford Taurus IV has 156 mm longer wheelbase when compared to Alfa Romeo. Consequently the Ford is more safe and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable riding.
The Ford Taurus IV has 475 cubic centimeters bigger cubic capacity than the Alfa Romeo 156 II Estate 2.5 i V6 24V Q-System 192HP automatic. For the reason that the difference is little, the Ford Taurus IV Estate should accelerate only slightly dynamically, assuming that other paramerters are the same.
The Ford Taurus IV is 13 percent longer when compared to the Alfa Romeo 156 II. Long cars have roomy cabin and also have bigger trunk. While the Ford seems to be better pick for families or drivers who value comfortable driving, the Alfa Romeo 156 II Estate 2.5 i V6 24V Q-System 192HP automatic may be more appropriate to women because it will not make troubles with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk thinks of big dimensions, the Ford Taurus IV Estate, which is by 3 % higher than the Alfa Romeo 156 II, would be appropriate pick for you. However, these two cars do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much noticeable.