The Mercedes has by 232 percent bigger amount of horses under the hood compared to the Alfa Romeo 166 I. The superiority is really big and for this reason it have a significant impact on joy of riding the car. It may be interesting to know that the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 6.2 V8 (63 AMG) 514HP automatic has by 334 horsepowers more horses under the hood compared to the medium level in its segment.
When you push the gas pedal and you start accelerating fast, that’s torque you’re feeling. And you will notice it better sitting at the steering wheel of the Mercedes as it has by 238 percent more torque in relation to the Alfa Romeo 166 I. Compared cars vary so much that only driving the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 6.2 V8 (63 AMG) 514HP automatic you will experience a pleasurable sensations of getting pressed back in the seat when it begins to accelerate.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Mercedes E-Class W211 accelerates to 100k\h by
compared to the Alfa Romeo. A significant difference in
acceleration in favor of the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 will allow him to overtake much
quicker and avoid other obstacles.
The Mercedes has 202 liters
in relation to the Alfa Romeo 166 I.
Such a difference is quite significant
therefore it will matters when it comes to the comfort of the
vehicle’s usage. At the same time that
the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 has 40 %
boot size than the average in the
same class. Bigger
trunk will be useful during family
traveling and also during
daily car’s usage.
The top speed possible to be reached by the Mercedes E-Class W211 is greater compared with of the Alfa Romeo 166 I by 17, which allows the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 6.2 V8 (63 AMG) 514HP automatic to cover quicker large distance of highway. The difference at the level of 17 percent is small and will not be a very noticable in everyday driving.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Mercedes is 2 millimeters wider when compared to the Alfa Romeo. It is often clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
Mercedes has 6 percent longer wheelbase than the Alfa Romeo 166 I 2.0 i 16V T.Spark 155HP manual. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. But, cars with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
Number of gears
The Mercedes E-Class W211 have a higher gear count in relation to the Alfa Romeo which means
that Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 will have
faster speeding up and lesser fuel consumption. But the difference is quiet
little and unless you are drag
racing at a timed event you would not
feel the difference.
The Mercedes E-Class W211 has 4,237 cc greater engine size in relation to the Alfa Romeo. Such a considerable difference makes that comparision of this parameters is aimless. The Alfa Romeo 166 I seems to be the right choice for drivers who apreciate lower fuel consumption and running costs at the expense of slower driving, however, those who decided on the Mercedes E-Class W211 should take adventage of better power, flexibility, culture of the engine and as a result better joy when driving.
The Mercedes is 134 millimeters longer than the Alfa Romeo 166 I. The length of the vehicle is important in respect of travelling comfort and room in the trunk. The Mercedes probably will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Mercedes E-Class W211 will be better driven ,however, the Alfa Romeo 166 I will be a little easier for parking due to shorter length of the body.
A Vee engine is a
upgraded construction of a
engine with all cylinders aligned in one row
which as far as we are concerned is
wiser to choose one. Engine of V type
put in a car the Mercedes
produces more torque at lower RPM ranges due to
the power stroke coming from 2 sides of the crankshaft. This type of
engime may house high numbers of
cylinders without significant growth in its
Better engine work and pleasant sound is
to a V engine’s advantage.
Number of doors
A five-door car generally means a hatchback (however estate cars also count as 5-door cars) and because of that the Mercedes, where you can open up the boot lid and fold flat the back seats making more room, has the edge over the 4-door Alfa Romeo 166 I 2.0 i 16V T.Spark 155HP manual which in turn has smaller lid and a partition behind the rear seats.
Model release date
The difference in date of commencement of production between presented vehicles is only 4 years, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a dizzying pace what may cause that the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 may have more advanced solutions thanks to which everyday usage of it may be more comfortable.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater possibility of loading massive amount of stuff to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 79 mm in favor of the Mercedes E-Class W211 is insignificant and does not matter much.
For a comfortable travelling in the city, it is tempting to opt for an automatic however the type of transmisison can have a big effect on fuel efficiency. Automatics may consume somewhere from 5 to 10% more than manuals.