There's no doubt, aesthetically, he Alfa Romeo Stelvio It will not go unnoticed, and that it already has won many points alfistas and attract those who are not. But it remained to be seen whether the new Italian SUV dynamically complying with the benefits that lead announcing even before its official launch.
The first thing that draws attention to getting behind the wheel of Alfa Romeo Stelvio is the speed and ease with which it moves in areas tacks, benefiting from a very direct address and a good fit in suspension that, at times, makes forget that we are driving an SUV. Again, as is the case with Giulia saloon, Alfa Romeo has returned to make a car that thrills, sporty, but without giving up a good balance between comfort and efficiency. In option, you can mount a firmer suspension than the standard, but strangely does not have the time variable adjustment, which should come: the Giulia does offer it as an optional package.
Alfa Stelvio 2.2 Diesel: engine quality
Speaking of perceived quality, It is fair to say that rivals are a point above, and it is that although the Stelvio said increased ground on what used Alfa Romeo, its rivals can be seen Audi Q5, Volvo XC60 Y Mercedes GLC use better materials to the touch. It is also true that the price of the latter is greater than equal equipment and motorization.
As for the engine that propels this Alfa Stelvio, block 2.2 liters that delivers 210 horsepower, I must say that is conspicuous by its prestacional capacity ... but should improve in terms of refinement. In most urban use is perceived noisiness which is presupposed a premium car, and only road this lack of insulation is diluted thanks to aerodynamic noise and rolling.
The Transmission Associated with this engine is a ZF automatic gearbox torque converter and 8 speed, with a very fast climbing gear and somewhat conservative reduction to improve reliability performance. In general Considered together, engine and gearbox is outstanding, and with the help of a reasonably low weight for this type of SUV -1,795 kg- and good aerodynamics, keeps fuel consumption below 7 l / 100 km in mixed use.
Stelvio 2.2D 210 hp Alfa Q4: actual consumption
Below you can see a small table with the results obtained by their closest rivals, noting that Alpha Stelvio consumes slightly less than the rest, something unthinkable in original Fiat engines until a few years ago. Road is confirmed 5,9 l / 100 km actual spending with an average close to 100 km / h, and in use urban consumption 7.8 l / 100 km in our usual route with an average of 27 km / h.
Another significant value is the maximum consumption during dynamic tests conducted at INTA, with a lower figure to 15 l / 100 km which gives an idea of what you consume this vehicle: a reduced such use compared figure rivals .
|CAR||REAL CONSUMPTION ROAD||URBAN REAL CONSUMPTION||REAL WEIGHT|
|Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2.2D 210 hp Auto Q4||5,9 l / 100 km||7.8 l / 100 km||1,795 kg|
|Audi Q5 2.0 TDI 190 hp Quattro S-tronic||6.2 l / 100 km||7.8 l / 100 km||1,977 kg|
|Jaguar F-Pace 2.0 i4D 180 hp AWD Auto||6,8 l / 100 km||8.7 l / 100 km||1,958 kg|
|Mercedes GLC 250d 190 hp 4MATIC||6.2 l / 100 km||7.8 l / 100 km||1,956 kg|
|Volvo XC60 AWD 190 hp D4 Auto||5,9 l / 100 km||7.9 l / 100 km||1,933 kg|
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