The horsepower is a something that most of us look at first when buying a car. In this case it is the BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 which has by 31 % more horsepower in relation to the Alfa Romeo 159 Sedan 1.8 MPI 16v 140HP manual. As a result the BMW will reach higher maximum speed. Due to more horsepower the BMW will also provide better flexiblility in specific speeds.
The fuel economy is distinctly to BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30's advantage. This vehicle burns 46 percent fewer diesel in the combined cycle when compared with the Alfa Romeo 159. Note that average fuel consumption in the mixed cycle for the middle segment, in which the BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 is classified, equals to 7.7 l whereas the BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 needs by 44 percent less fuel than the average.
The difference at the level of 206 Nm is really substantial. It stems from the fact that these cars are equipped with different types of engine. While the BMW 3-Series F30 is equipped with a diesel engine, the Alfa Romeo is equipped with a petrol engine.
The BMW 3-Series F30 burns up 41 % fewer fuel while driving inside city when compared to the Alfa Romeo 159 Sedan 1.8 MPI 16v 140HP manual. The difference in the amount of 4.2 l is quite appreciable in everyday use of the vehicle. However, in a long term it will even give you significant savings. Remember that fuel consumption may change depending on how dynamic you drive
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
If a swift driving is what you are really in to, the BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 320d 184HP manual fits you better as it’s
acceleration to 100 km/h is
the Alfa Romeo 159 Sedan 1.8 MPI 16v 140HP manual.
The top speed possible to be reached by the BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 320d 184HP manual is greater compared with of the Alfa Romeo by 14, which allows the BMW 3-Series F30 to travel quicker long stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 14 % is small and will be negligible in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
This big difference stems from the fact that both cars are equipped with different engines. The BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 320d 184HP manual is equipped with the diesel engine, the Alfa Romeo 159 is equipped with the petrol engine. As both cars have different kinds of engines, comparing this characteristic seems to be pointless.
BMW 3-Series F30 has 107 millimeters longer wheelbase than the Alfa Romeo 159 Sedan. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. However, vehicles with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
The BMW 3-Series F30 has 11 percent bigger engine capacity in relation to the Alfa Romeo 159 Sedan 1.8 MPI 16v 140HP manual. Because the difference is little, the BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 should accelerate only slightly better, assuming that other paramerters are equal.
Model release date
Production of the older vehicle commenced 7 years prior to its rival and for this reason we may expect that this car features not so advanced solutions applied.
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater possibility of loading massive amount of thinks to it. The difference at the level of 14 millimeters to the advantage of the BMW 3-Series F30 is not big and should not be really noticeable.