2003 Alfa Romeo 166 3.2 V6 24v

This car has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine driving through the front wheels. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 3.2 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 60 degree V 6 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 237 bhp (240 PS/177 kW) of power at 6200 rpm, and maximum torque of 289 N·m (213 lb·ft/29.5 kgm) at 4800 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual transmission. The quoted kerb weight is 1540 kg. The Alfa Romeo 166 3.2 V6 24v is claimed to attain a maxiumum speed of 245 km/h or 152 mph, officially stated fuel consumption is 18.3/9.1/12.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 297.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2003 Alfa Romeo 166 3.2 V6 24v information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4720 mm
How heavy?
1540 kg
What size engine?
3.2 litre, 3179 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
240 PS / 237 bhp / 177 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
289 Nm / 213 ft.lb / 29.5 kgm @ 4800 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.4 s
How fast?
245 km/h, 152 mph
How economical?
18.3/9.1/12.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
297.0 CO2 g/km

Alfa Romeo 166 models

Alfa Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2387 cm3 185 PS 182 bhp 136 kW 198.0 CO2 1540 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2387 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 192.0 CO2 1510 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2387 cm3 174 PS 172 bhp 128 kW 198.0 CO2 1540 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5A 2387 cm3 174 PS 172 bhp 128 kW 235.0 CO2 1580 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2492 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 284.0 CO2 1490 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2959 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW 310.0 CO2 1550 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1970 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 230.0 CO2 1420 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 2.4 JTD -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 2387 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 199.0 CO2 1565 kg
Alfa-Romeo 166  -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1970 cm3 155 PS 153 bhp 114 kW 1420 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1996 cm3 205 PS 202 bhp 151 kW 1495 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 2.4 JTD -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2387 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 1490 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2387 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 1490 kg
Alfa-Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2492 cm3 190 PS 187 bhp 139 kW 1490 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 2.5 V6 24v -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2492 cm3 190 PS 187 bhp 139 kW 1520 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 3.0 V6 24v -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2959 cm3 226 PS 223 bhp 166 kW 1510 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2959 cm3 226 PS 223 bhp 166 kW 1550 kg

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2003 Alfa Romeo 166 3.2 V6 24v data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2700 106.3
Track/tread (front) 1554 61.2
Track/tread (rear) 1542 60.7
Length 4720 185.8
Width 1800 70.9
Height 1416 55.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 1540 kg 3395
Weight distribution 60.1 % front
fuel tank capacity 69 litres 15.2 UK Gal 18.2 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 3.2 litre
3179 cc
(193.994 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 78 mm
3.66 × 3.07 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.19
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(EC)
240 PS (237 bhp) (177 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output
(EC)
74.6 bhp/litre
1.22 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(EC)
289 Nm (213 ft·lb) (29.5 kgm)
at 4800 rpm
Specific torque
(EC)
90.91 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system Bo Motronic ME7 fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1142.4 kPa (165.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 529.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 27.5 s
Maximum speed 245 km/h (152 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 156.04 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
114.76 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
153.9 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.71 kg/kW
14.56 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 18.3/9.1/12.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km18.3/9.1/12.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre5.5/11.0/8.0 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG15.4/31.0/22.6 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG12.9/25.8/18.8 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 297.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 290.00 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.LW.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 6½J x 16
Wheel size rear 6½J x 16
Tyres front 205/55 16
Tyres rear 205/55 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 310 mm
Rear brake diameter 276 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6
Top gear ratio 0.82
Final drive ratio 3.73
general
Carfolio.com ID115126
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Alfa Romeo 166 3.2 V6 24v added 2003-10-21.
Last modified 2013-02-28.