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2003 Alfa Romeo 166 vs. 2005 Hyundai Coupe

To start off, 2005 Hyundai Coupe is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Alfa Romeo 166. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 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 80 more horse power than 2005 Hyundai Coupe. (137 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 should accelerate faster than 2005 Hyundai Coupe. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 weights approximately 375 kg more than 2005 Hyundai Coupe. 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, 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 (265 Nm @ 5000 RPM) has 81 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Hyundai Coupe. (184 Nm @ 4800 RPM). This means 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Hyundai Coupe.

Compare all specifications:

2003 Alfa Romeo 166 2005 Hyundai Coupe
Make Alfa Romeo Hyundai
Model 166 Coupe
Year Released 2003 2005
Body Type Sedan Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2959 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 217 HP 137 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 265 Nm 184 Nm
Torque RPM 5000 RPM 4800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 93 mm 82 mm
Engine Stroke Size 72.6 mm 93.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 10.3:1
Top Speed 236 km/hour 198 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.6 seconds 10.7 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1550 kg 1175 kg
Vehicle Length 4730 mm 4350 mm
Vehicle Width 1810 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1310 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2480 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 69 L 55 L


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