1989 Alfa Romeo Spider vs. 2002 Alfa Romeo 156
To start off, 2002 Alfa Romeo 156 is newer by 13 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider would be higher. At 2,492 cc (5 cylinders), 2002 Alfa Romeo 156 is equipped with a bigger engine.
Because 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Alfa Romeo 156, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control.
Compare all specifications:
|1989 Alfa Romeo Spider||2002 Alfa Romeo 156|
|Make||Alfa Romeo||Alfa Romeo|
|Engine Size||1570 cc||2492 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||5 cylinders|
|Horse Power||0 HP||173 HP|
|Number of Seats||2 seats||5 seats|
|Number of Doors||2 doors||4 doors|
|Vehicle Length||4250 mm||4440 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1640 mm||1750 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1300 mm||1400 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2260 mm||2600 mm|