Key facts

2006 Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 2.4 JTDm information summary

What body style?
estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4660 mm
How heavy?
1680 kg
What size engine?
2.4 litre, 2387 cm3
How many cylinders?
5, Straight
How much power?
200 PS / 197 bhp / 147 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
400 Nm / 295 ft.lb / 40.8 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.60 s
How fast?
226 km/h, 140 mph
How economical?
9.4/5.6/7.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
184 CO2 g/km

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2006 Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 2.4 JTDm technical specifications

Introduction

The Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 2.4 JTDm is a front wheel drive vehicle, with the powerplant positioned in the front, and a 5 door estate/station wagon body designed by Giugiaro/Alfa Romeo.
Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 2.4 litre turbocharged 5 cylinder engine, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 197 bhp (200 PS/147 kW) at 4000 rpm and 400 N·m (295 lb·ft/40.8 kgm) at 2000 rpm respectively.
The engine powers the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox.
Stated kerb weight is 1680 kg.
Its maximum speed claimed is 226 km/h, which is 140 mph, official fuel consumption is 9.4/5.6/7.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 184 g/km.
2006 Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 2.4 JTDm data
2006 Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 2.4 JTDm data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
DesignerGiugiaro/Alfa Romeo
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2700 106.3
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4660 183.5
Width 1828 72
Height 1425 56.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 1680 kg 3704 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code 939 A 3000
Cylinders Straight 5
Capacity 2.4 litre
2387 cc
(145.664 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82 × 90.4 mm
3.23 × 3.56 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.91
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
20 valves in total
maximum power output
(EC)
200 PS (197 bhp) (147 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(EC)
82.5 bhp/litre
1.35 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(EC)
400 Nm (295 ft·lb) (40.8 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(EC)
167.57 Nm/litre
2.03 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 17:1
Fuel system Multijet direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2105.8 kPa (305.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 477.4 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.60 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 31.30 s
Maximum speed 226 km/h (140 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 118.89 PS/g
87.44 kW/g
117.26 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.44 kg/kW
19.1 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 9.4/5.6/7.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km9.45.67.0 l100km urbanextra-urbancombined
km per litre10.6/17.9/14.3 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG30.1/50.4/40.4 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG25.0/42.0/33.6 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 184 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 185.50 g/km
VED band (UK) I
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
Front suspension I.DW.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 225/50 R 17
Tyres rear 225/50 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 330 mm
Rear brake diameter 292 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.62
Final drive ratio 3.55
general
Carfolio.com ID143253
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 20.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2006 Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 2.4 JTDm added 2006-07-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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