Nissan Almera 2002 vs Alfa Romeo 147 2001

Nissan Almera
2002 - 2006
Alfa Romeo 147
2001 - 2005
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.5 Diesel1.6 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming belt


Power: 82 HP120 HP
Torque: 185 NM146 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 14.5 seconds10.6 seconds
Alfa Romeo 147 is a more dynamic driving.
Nissan Almera engine produces 38 HP less power than Alfa Romeo 147, but torque is 39 NM more than Alfa Romeo 147. Due to the lower power, Nissan Almera reaches 100 km/h speed 3.9 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 4.88.2
Real fuel consumption: 5.6 l/100km8.6 l/100km
The Nissan Almera is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Nissan Almera consumes 3.4 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Alfa Romeo 147, which means that by driving the Nissan Almera over 15,000 km in a year you can save 510 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Nissan Almera consumes 3 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Alfa Romeo 147.
Fuel tank capacity: 60 litres60 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1250 km in combined cycle730 km in combined cycle
1460 km on highway930 km on highway
1070 km with real consumption690 km with real consumption
Nissan Almera gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Engine production duration: 4 years10 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 8 other car models, including Renault Scenic, Renault Clio, Nissan Micra, Suzuki JimnyUsed also on Alfa Romeo 156
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts.
Hydraulic tappets: noyes
The Alfa Romeo 147 engine has hydraulic tappets (lifters), providing quieter operation and no need for periodic adjustment, but they are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in case of failure.


Length: 4.20 m4.17 m
Width: 1.71 m1.73 m
Height: 1.45 m1.44 m
Both cars are similar in size. Nissan Almera is 3 cm longer than the Alfa Romeo 147, 2 cm narrower, while the height of Nissan Almera is 1 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 355 litres280 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1020 litres1030 litres
Nissan Almera has 75 litres more trunk space than the Alfa Romeo 147. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Alfa Romeo 147 (by 10 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.4 meters11.5 meters
The turning circle of the Nissan Almera is 1.1 metres less than that of the Alfa Romeo 147, which means Nissan Almera can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`7351`710
Safety: no data
above average

Nissan Almera has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Alfa Romeo 147 has serious deffects in 60 percent more cases than Nissan Almera, so Nissan Almera quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 10001000
Pros and Cons: Nissan Almera has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
Alfa Romeo 147 has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
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