The horsepower of the Alfa Romeo is by 18 hp grater in relation to the Volkswagen. Because the difference is not big this should not affect the car performance in a noticeable way.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Alfa Romeo 159 Sedan accelerates from 0 to 100 Km/h in 10.2 s, which is 3 % than the Volkswagen Passat B6. However the difference is not as much significant to be taken into account when buying a vehicle.
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Alfa Romeo is greater in relation to of the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan by 3 km/h, which allows the Alfa Romeo 159 to overcome quicker large distance of highway. The difference at the level of 3 kilometers/hour is small and will be negligible in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
The RMP where the highest torque is delivered tells us how fast an engine achieves its best output with growth in rotational speed. The lower rotational speed or the wider range at which the torque is the highest, the more the engine is flexible and a sensation of acceleration should be felt earlier.
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Alfa Romeo is 6 mm wider in relation to the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 1.4 TSI 122HP manual. It is often clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The Volkswagen Passat B6 is worst that the Alfa Romeo 159 Sedan in the field of fuel tank size. The Alfa Romeo 159 is able to hold by 1 percent more fuel than its rival.
The engine cubic capacity of the Alfa Romeo is by 407 cc larger in comparison to the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan. For this reason the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan will be more fuel efficient, but, the engine of the Alfa Romeo will be of better performance, running more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.