Key facts

2009 Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 1750 TBi information summary

What body style?
estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4660 mm
How heavy?
1480 kg
What size engine?
1.7 litre, 1742 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
200 PS / 197 bhp / 147 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
320 Nm / 236 ft.lb / 32.6 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.90 s
How fast?
233 km/h, 145 mph
How economical?
12.0/6.2/8.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
194 CO2 g/km

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2009 Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 1750 TBi technical specifications

Introduction

The 159 Sportwagon 1750 TBi is a motor vehicle from Alfa Romeo, with front wheel drive, a front located engine and a Giugiaro/Alfa Romeo-desgined 5 door estate/station wagon body style.
The power is produced by a turbocharged engine of 1.7 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 197 bhp (200 PS/147 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 320 N·m (236 lb·ft/32.6 kgm) at 2000 rpm.
The power is supplied to the wheels through a 6 speed manual gearbox.
Quoted weight at the kerb is 1480 kg.
It is said to be able to manage a maxiumum speed of 233 km/h which is 145 mph, official fuel consumption is 12.0/6.2/8.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 194 g/km.
2009 Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 1750 TBi data
2009 Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 1750 TBi 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) 1578 62.1
Track/tread (rear) 1555 61.2
Length 4660 183.5
Width 1828 72
Height 1422 56
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 1480 kg 3263 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 petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.7 litre
1742 cc
(106.303 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 83 × 80.5 mm
3.27 × 3.17 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.03
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 200 PS (197 bhp) (147 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output 113.1 bhp/litre
1.85 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 320 Nm (236 ft·lb) (32.6 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque 183.7 Nm/litre
2.22 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2308.4 kPa (334.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 435.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.90 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 29.20 s
Maximum speed 233 km/h (145 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 134.96 PS/g
99.26 kW/g
133.11 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.07 kg/kW
16.83 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 12.0/6.2/8.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km12.06.28.3 l100km urbanextra-urbancombined
km per litre8.3/16.1/12.0 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG23.5/45.6/34.0 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG19.6/37.9/28.3 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 194 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 192.56 g/km
VED band (UK) J
CO2 Effizienz (DE) F
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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 225/50 R 17
Tyres rear 225/50 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 330 mm
Rear brake diameter 292 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.74
Final drive ratio 3.94
general
Carfolio.com ID195646
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2009 Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 1750 TBi added 2009-02-23.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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