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2005 Seat Leon vs. 2004 Alfa Romeo 166

To start off, 2005 Seat Leon is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Alfa Romeo 166. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Alfa Romeo 166 would be higher. At 3,177 cc (6 cylinders), 2004 Alfa Romeo 166 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Alfa Romeo 166 (247 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 93 more horse power than 2005 Seat Leon. (154 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Alfa Romeo 166 should accelerate faster than 2005 Seat Leon. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Alfa Romeo 166 weights approximately 164 kg more than 2005 Seat Leon. 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, 2005 Seat Leon (320 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 31 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Alfa Romeo 166. (289 Nm @ 4800 RPM). This means 2005 Seat Leon will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Alfa Romeo 166.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Seat Leon 2004 Alfa Romeo 166
Make Seat Alfa Romeo
Model Leon 166
Year Released 2005 2004
Body Type Hatchback Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1895 cc 3177 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 154 HP 247 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6200 RPM
Torque 320 Nm 289 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 4800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79.5 mm 93 mm
Engine Stroke Size 95.5 mm 78 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.5:1 10.5:1
Top Speed 215 km/hour 245 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11.2 seconds 7.4 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1376 kg 1540 kg
Vehicle Length 4190 mm 4730 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1810 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 2550 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 5 L/100km 12.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 69 L


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