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2002 Chrysler Sebring vs. 2001 Alfa Romeo 146

To start off, 2002 Chrysler Sebring is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Alfa Romeo 146. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Alfa Romeo 146 would be higher. At 2,343 cc (4 cylinders), 2002 Chrysler Sebring is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Chrysler Sebring (149 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 1 more horse power than 2001 Alfa Romeo 146. (148 HP @ 6300 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Chrysler Sebring should accelerate faster than 2001 Alfa Romeo 146. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Chrysler Sebring weights approximately 237 kg more than 2001 Alfa Romeo 146. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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. Let's talk about torque, 2002 Chrysler Sebring (226 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 39 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Alfa Romeo 146. (187 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2002 Chrysler Sebring will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Alfa Romeo 146. 2002 Chrysler Sebring has automatic transmission and 2001 Alfa Romeo 146 has manual transmission. 2001 Alfa Romeo 146 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Chrysler Sebring will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Chrysler Sebring 2001 Alfa Romeo 146
Make Chrysler Alfa Romeo
Model Sebring 146
Year Released 2002 2001
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2343 cc 1970 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 149 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 6300 RPM
Torque 226 Nm 187 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87.4 mm 83 mm
Engine Stroke Size 101 mm 91 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.4:1 10.0:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1452 kg 1215 kg
Vehicle Length 4850 mm 4270 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 2600 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L 61 L


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