MG ZR 1.4 105HP vs Fiat Albea I 1.2 i 16V 80HP manual

MG ZR 1.4 105HP

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7 reasons for

MG ZR, model available from 2001 to 2005.
It has 1.4 105HP petrol engine produced from 2001 to 2005.
Drive has manual gearbox.

5 reasons for

Fiat Albea I, model available from 2002 to 2004.
It has 1.2 i 16V 80HP petrol engine produced from 2002 to 2004.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

Fiat Albea I 1.2 i 16V 80HP manual

7 reasons for MG ZR 1.4 105KM in comparison to Fiat Albea I 1.2 i 16V 80HP manual

Reasons for

Maximal power

105 > 80 hp
The MG ZR has by 25 hp more horsepower in relation to Fiat. The MG will be distinctly more dynamically speed up because of bigger power. Also overtaking cars or obstacles while moving along the road should be a piece of cake for a vehicle equipped with stronger motor.

Trunk capacity with seats down

1,090 > 514 l

Fuel tank

50 > 46 l
The winner of selected cars in the category of fuel tank size is MG that can take by 9 percent more petrol compared with the Fiat.


2,506 > 2,440 mm
The MG ZR 1.4 105HP has 66 millimeters longer wheelbase when compared to Fiat Albea I. Consequently the MG ZR is more safe and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable driving.

Rear track

1,469 > 1,438 mm

Front track

1,470 > 1,417 mm

End of model sale

2005 > 2004


5 reasons for Fiat Albea I 1.2 i 16V 80KM manual in comparison to MG ZR 1.4 105HP

Reasons for


1,702 > 1,691 mm
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Fiat Albea I is 11 mm wider than the MG ZR 1.4 105HP. It is clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.


4,188 > 4,011 mm
The Fiat Albea I 1.2 i 16V 80HP manual is 177 millimeters longer when compared to the MG. Long cars have roomy cabin and usually provide plenty of trunk space. While the Fiat seems to be better pick for families or persons who love the idea of soft, smooth long-distance driving, the MG ZR may appeal to the young as it will not cause problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.

Number of doors

4 > 3
The 3-door model of MG ZR is easy to place luggage into a trunk, whereas 4-door Fiat Albea I features more convenient getting into the vehicle, more quiet cabin but smaller boot lid.

Model release date

2002 > 2001
Because of the fact that the MG's production started only 1 year prior to the Fiat, the distance in technology used in both cars shouldn’t be really big, however, the Fiat Albea I might feature a bit more new solutions used in it.


1,490 > 1,401 mm
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater capacity of loading massive amount of thinks to it. The difference of 6 % to the advantage of the Fiat is not big and does not matter much.

Cars specifications

MG ZR 1.4 105HP Fiat Albea I 1.2 i 16V 80HP manual
    Price range popular popular
    Model release date 2001 2002
    Facelifting no no
    Class C C
    Payload - 1,510 kg

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