Pay about PS7,000 for a '14 14-reg 1.6 JTDM
diesel Collezione, or PS12,900 for a '16 16-reg Super auto.
The facelift vehicle is equipped with a 1.6-litre JTDm
turbodiesel that produces 120bhp, coupled with a six-speed dual-clutch transmission.
Aside from the cosmetic changes, all the engines in the range have been tweaked for better emissions and economy and the 2.0-litre JTDM
has had its power output lifted from 140 to 150bhp.
Also in the window is the hugely popular 159 Alfa range featuring Euro5-compliant engines, the 1750 TBi and the 2.0 JTDM
, with pricing starting at pounds 19,950 for the entry level 1.9 JTDM
120bhp Eco Turismo Saloon and pounds 21,050 for the Sportwagon derivative.
The 1.9 JTDM
16-valve engine boosts power to 150hp, a 30hp gain over the eight-valve model, while the two-litre diesel offers 170hp.
Alfa Romeo 147 1.9 JTDm
Lusso 3dr Price: pounds 18,390Mechanical: 150bhp1,910cc, 4cyl diesel engine driving front wheels via 6spd manual gearbox Max speed: 129mph0-62mph: 8.8 secs Combined mpg: 47.9Insurance group: 14CO2 emissions: 157g/km BiK rating: 18Warranty: 3yrs/ 60,000 miles; 3yrs paint; 8yrs anti-rust
It is offered with a range of petrol and diesel four-cylinder engines ranging from a 1.4-litre turbo four that produces 120bhp, to a 1.4-litre MultiAir engine rated at 170bhp, and a 1.6-litre JTDm
turbodiesel that provides 120bhp to the front wheels via a six-speed dual-clutch transmission.
Alfa Romeo Giulietta 2.0 JTDM
170 Lusso Not as safe a bet as an Audi, but plenty more style and panache.
Others creeping in below the 130g/km threshold include the recently upgraded Alfa Romeo MiTo models with the new MultiAir petrol engine on 129g/km and the MiTO 1.6 JTDm
diesels on 126g/km.
Nathan collected his new Alfa GT 1.9 JTDM
, from Alfa Romeo dealer, Guest, in Knowle, Solihull.
Expect to pay PS8100 to PS10,000 for a 2010 10-plate 2.0-litre JTDM
five-door Lusso, while a 1.4-litre TB Veloce will cost about PS500 more.