The Honda consumes 4.6 l less amount of fuel in the combined cycle in relation to the Alfa Romeo. The difference at the level of 4.6 l will be realy noticeable in day-to-day usage of the vehicle. In the long run it will result in a real savings.
The Honda Accord VIII Estate 2.0 VTEC 156HP manual uses 8 l of gasoline less while driving inside city compared to the Alfa Romeo 156 II. The Honda Accord VIII, which comes from large family cars class, burns up 0.7 l fewer gasoline, which is by 6 percent better fuel consumption in comparison to the average in its segment. The difference in fuel efficiency between these two cars is quite big, so remember that in order to the the comparison have a sense, you should choose models with similar characteristics.
The trunk of the Honda Accord VIII is only 13 % bigger than the Alfa Romeo. However, the difference is not significant and it would be right to say that both vehicles have similar boot size.
Trunk capacity with seats down
Maximal torque RPM
A greater range as well as a lower number of rotations at which the highest torque is delivered determines an engine’s effectiveness and dynamism. However, to eliminate engines drawbacks like e.g. turbo lug, it is always recommended to analyze a torque performance graph.
distance between left and right side of a vehicle directly influences on room in the cabin as well as stability during driving. The width of the Honda is larger by 6 percent compared with the Alfa Romeo and is not really worth considering. The medium for the „middle” segment is approximately 1,764 millimeters and is by 4 % larger than the width of the Honda Accord VIII Estate.
The winner of these two vehicles in the aspect of fuel tank capacity is Honda Accord VIII Estate that can carry by 2 liters more gasoline in comparison to the Alfa Romeo.
The Honda Accord VIII Estate 2.0 VTEC 156HP manual has 5 percent longer wheelbase in comparison to Alfa Romeo 156 II Estate. As a result the Honda Accord VIII Estate is more safe and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase affects convenient and more comfortable riding.
Maximum load capacity
The Honda Accord VIII Estate 2.0 VTEC 156HP manual is 305 millimeters longer when compared to the Alfa Romeo. Long vehicles have more interior space and also provide plenty of trunk space. While the Honda Accord VIII Estate seems to be better choice for families or persons who appreciate soft, smooth long-distance rides, the Alfa Romeo 156 II may be more appropriate to the young because it will not make troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Alfa Romeo 156 II Estate was unveiled only 4 years before the Honda Accord VIII Estate 2.0 VTEC 156HP manual, the distance in technology applied in both cars shouldn’t be really huge, however, the Honda Accord VIII Estate 2.0 VTEC 156HP manual might feature a bit more advanced solutions used in it.
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk thinks of large size, the Honda Accord VIII, which is by 40 millimeters higher than the Alfa Romeo, would be better pick for you. However, these two cars do not vary much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much perceptible.