Used Alfa Romeo 147 2001 - 2009 review

Category: Family car

Section: Our recommendations

Alfa Romeo 147 (01 - 09)
  • Alfa Romeo 147 (01 - 09)
  • Alfa Romeo 147 (01 - 09)

Our recommendations

Which used Alfa Romeo 147 hatchback should I buy?

The 1.6-litre petrol is the smallest engine in the range, but it still does a good job of pulling the car along, while the 2.0 packs real fizz. The larger engine also comes with the option of a semi-automatic gearbox, which works well, but isn't that reliable.

The 3.2 V6 in the top-of-the-range GTA has a whacking 250bhp, but can't be recommended because that is simply too much power for the car to handle.