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2003 Alfa Romeo 166 vs. 1996 Nissan Rasheen

To start off, 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1996 Nissan Rasheen. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1996 Nissan Rasheen would be higher. At 2,959 cc (6 cylinders), 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 (217 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 113 more horse power than 1996 Nissan Rasheen. (104 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 should accelerate faster than 1996 Nissan Rasheen. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 weights approximately 390 kg more than 1996 Nissan Rasheen. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1996 Nissan Rasheen is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2003 Alfa Romeo 166. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1996 Nissan Rasheen will offer significantly more control. 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, 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 (265 Nm @ 5000 RPM) has 126 more torque (in Nm) than 1996 Nissan Rasheen. (139 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1996 Nissan Rasheen.

Compare all specifications:

2003 Alfa Romeo 166 1996 Nissan Rasheen
Make Alfa Romeo Nissan
Model 166 Rasheen
Year Released 2003 1996
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Rear
Engine Size 2959 cc 1497 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 217 HP 104 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 265 Nm 139 Nm
Torque RPM 5000 RPM 4000 RPM
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1550 kg 1160 kg
Vehicle Length 4730 mm 4120 mm
Vehicle Width 1810 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1520 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2440 mm


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