2002 Alfa Romeo 156 Sportwagon 1.8 Twin Spark

The 156 Sportwagon 1.8 Twin Spark is a front wheel drive estate/station wagon automobile with a front placed engine, from Alfa Romeo. Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 1.7 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder powerplant, with 4 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 138 bhp (140 PS/103 kW) at 6500 rpm and 163 N·m (120 lb·ft/16.6 kgm) at 3900 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a stated 1315 kg at the kerb. Top quoted speed is 208 km/h or 129 mph, and carbon dioxide emissions are 205.0 g/km.

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2002 Alfa Romeo 156 Sportwagon 1.8 Twin Spark information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4430 mm
How heavy?
1315 kg
What size engine?
1.7 litre, 1747 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
140 PS / 138 bhp / 103 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
163 Nm / 120 ft.lb / 16.6 kgm @ 3900 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.7 s
How fast?
208 km/h, 129 mph
What carbon dioxide emissions?
205.0 CO2 g/km

Alfa Romeo 156 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1598 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 195.0 CO2 1265 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1747 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 202.0 CO2 1265 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1910 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 155.0 CO2 1305 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1910 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 157.0 CO2 1305 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1970 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW 205.0 CO2 1285 kg
Alfa Romeo 156 2.4 JTD Multijet -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2387 cm3 174 PS 172 bhp 128 kW 175.0 CO2 1385 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2492 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 282.0 CO2 1405 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2492 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 283.0 CO2 1435 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1598 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 198.0 CO2 1315 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1747 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 205.0 CO2 1315 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1910 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 160.0 CO2 1355 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1910 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 161.0 CO2 1355 kg
Alfa Romeo 156 Sportwagon 2.0 JTS -
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1970 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW 205.0 CO2 1335 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 2387 cm3 174 PS 172 bhp 128 kW 178.0 CO2 1435 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 2492 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 286.0 CO2 1405 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4A 2492 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 291.0 CO2 1435 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1598 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 195.0 CO2 1265 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1747 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 202.0 CO2 1265 kg
Alfa Romeo 156 1.9 JTD -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1910 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 155.0 CO2 1305 kg
Alfa Romeo 156 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1910 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 157.0 CO2 1305 kg
Alfa Romeo 156 2.0 JTS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1970 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 206.0 CO2 1285 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2387 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 175.0 CO2 1385 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2492 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 282.0 CO2 1355 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2492 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 291.0 CO2 1385 kg
Alfa Romeo 156 GTA -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 3179 cm3 250 PS 246.5 bhp 184 kW 287.0 CO2 1410 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 3458 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1598 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 198.0 CO2 1315 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1910 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 160.0 CO2 1355 kg
Alfa Romeo 156 Sportwagon -
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1970 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 212.0 CO2 1335 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 2387 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 178.0 CO2 1435 kg

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2002 Alfa Romeo 156 Sportwagon 1.8 Twin Spark data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2595 102.2
Track/tread (front) 1519 59.8
Track/tread (rear) 1506 59.3
Length 4430 174.4
Width 1745 68.7
Height 1415 55.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1315 kg 2899
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 Straight 4
Capacity 1.7 litre
1747 cc
(106.608 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82 × 82.7 mm
3.23 × 3.26 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.99
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(CEE)
140 PS (138 bhp) (103 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output
(CEE)
79 bhp/litre
1.29 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(CEE)
163 Nm (120 ft·lb) (16.6 kgm)
at 3900 rpm
Specific torque
(CEE)
93.3 Nm/litre
1.13 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system Bo Motronic ME7
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1172.5 kPa (170.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 436.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 31 s
Maximum speed 208 km/h (129 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 106.4 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
78.26 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
104.94 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.78 kg/kW
21.34 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions 205.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK) K
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 11.10 m
Front suspension I.DW.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 185/65 15
Tyres rear 185/65 15
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter 281 mm
Rear brake diameter 251 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 0.92
Final drive ratio 3.73
general
Carfolio.com ID92466
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2002 Alfa Romeo 156 Sportwagon 1.8 Twin Spark added 2002-01-29.
Last modified 2013-02-28.