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2003 Alfa Romeo 166 vs. 2010 Chevrolet HHR

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet HHR is newer by 7 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 62 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet HHR. (155 HP @ 6100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet HHR. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 weights approximately 119 kg more than 2010 Chevrolet HHR. 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 62 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Chevrolet HHR. (203 Nm @ 4800 RPM). This means 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Chevrolet HHR. 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 has automatic transmission and 2010 Chevrolet HHR has manual transmission. 2010 Chevrolet HHR will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2003 Alfa Romeo 166 2010 Chevrolet HHR
Make Alfa Romeo Chevrolet
Model 166 HHR
Year Released 2003 2010
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2959 cc 2200 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 217 HP 155 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6100 RPM
Torque 265 Nm 203 Nm
Torque RPM 5000 RPM 4800 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1550 kg 1431 kg
Vehicle Length 4730 mm 4475 mm
Vehicle Width 1810 mm 1755 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1603 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2629 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 9.3 L/100km 7.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 19.4 L/100km 10.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 69 L 61 L


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