Key facts

2003 Alfa Romeo 156 2.5 V6 24v information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4435 mm
How heavy?
1405 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2492 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
192 PS / 189 bhp / 141 kW @ 6300 rpm
How much torque?
218 Nm / 161 ft.lb / 22.2 kgm @ 5000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.30 s
How fast?
230 km/h, 143 mph
How economical?
17.5/8.5/11.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
282 CO2 g/km

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2003 Alfa Romeo 156 2.5 V6 24v technical specifications

Introduction

The Alfa Romeo 156 2.5 V6 24v is a front wheel drive car, with the engine placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body designed by Giugiaro.
Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 2.5 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 4 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 189 bhp (192 PS/141 kW) at 6300 rpm and 218 N·m (161 lb·ft/22.2 kgm) at 5000 rpm respectively.
The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox.
Having a stated weight at the kerb of 1405 kg, the Alfa Romeo 156 2.5 V6 24v can dispense with the 0-100 km/h dash in 7.30 seconds and the kilometre from standstill in 27.8 seconds.
Its maximum speed claimed is 230 km/h, which is 143 mph, officially stated fuel consumption figures are 17.5/8.5/11.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 282 g/km.
2003 Alfa Romeo 156 2.5 V6 24v data
2003 Alfa Romeo 156 2.5 V6 24v data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerGiugiaro
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2595 102.2
Track/tread (front) 1511 59.5
Track/tread (rear) 1498 59
Length 4435 174.6
Width 1743 68.6
Height 1430 56.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1405 kg 3097 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 63 litres 13.9 UK Gal 16.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 2.5 litre
2492 cc
(152.071 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 68.3 mm
3.46 × 2.69 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.29
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(CEE)
192 PS (189 bhp) (141 kW)
at 6300 rpm
Specific output
(CEE)
75.8 bhp/litre
1.24 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(CEE)
218 Nm (161 ft·lb) (22.2 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque
(CEE)
87.48 Nm/litre
1.06 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system Bo Motronic ME 3.1 MPi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1099.3 kPa (159.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 415.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.30 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 27.80 s
Maximum speed 230 km/h (143 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 136.39 PS/g
100.31 kW/g
134.52 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.97 kg/kW
16.65 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 17.5/8.5/11.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km17.5/8.5/11.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre5.7/11.8/8.5 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG16.1/33.2/23.9 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG13.4/27.7/19.9 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 282 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 273.76 g/km
VED band (UK) M
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.60 m
Front suspension I.DW.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 205/60 15
Tyres rear 205/60 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter 284 mm
Rear brake diameter 276 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.81
Final drive ratio 3.94
general
Carfolio.com ID110748
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 28.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Alfa Romeo 156 2.5 V6 24v added 2003-06-13.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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