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Mito Hatchback

Alfa Romeo Mito Hatchback 1.6 JTDm-2 120 Distinctive S/S 3dr Review

For Surprising diesel engine has nearly the performance of the turbo petrol engine, with very strong low-down pulling power while still achieving good economy figures.

Against It’s noisy, but not as sporty-sounding as an Alfa sports hatch should be.

Alfa Romeo Mito Hatchback

What Car? says

2 out of 5 stars

This diesel engine makes for a surprisingly fast hot hatch, yet returns excellent fuel economy and low emissions. However, it hasn't got the character of the 1.4 petrol turbos.

What Car? readers say

4.083333


Key facts

0–60mph
9.9 secs
Top speed
123 mph
Average mpg
64.2
Tank range
636 miles
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Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

The Mito line-up includes a wide range of engines and trim levels. However, the most powerful petrol and diesel engines aren’t available in the more basic trims, making these versions look very expensive.

A 0.9-litre two-cylinder Twinair petrol is the cheapest engine, but the stronger Multiair units are much better; they respond keenly and are impressively fuel efficient. The diesels are economical if noisy.

Entry-level Sprint trim has the basics, including alloy wheels, air-con, Bluetooth and a USB socket, but it isn't available with our favourite engine. We'd go for Distinctive trim, which adds larger wheels, rear parking sensors, cruise control and various aesthetic add-ons.

Reader test team says:

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As others have mentioned here, do not be put off by the 2* Whatcar review. The car is far better than this. The "drive/running costs/cabin" categories…

Wallace Penny

5 out of 5 stars

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Les Abbottt

3 out of 5 stars

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Glad I did not listen to this review. The Alfa Romeo Mito is the steal of the century. Why your mates are driving Ford and Vauxhalls they will be…

JAMES HOLLOWAY

4 out of 5 stars

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I'm not going to write war and peace on this accept to say having forty years of motoring behind me and owning both Mercedes and BMW this car is the…

Peter Brooksbank

5 out of 5 stars
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