Used Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 2006 - 2012 review

Category: Estate car

Section: Our recommendations

Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon (06 - 12)
  • Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon (06 - 12)
  • Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon (06 - 12)

Our recommendations

Which used Alfa Romeo 159 estate should I buy?

Finding a 159 Sportwagon with a petrol engine isn't that easy, but that's not such a bad thing. The diesels are a better bet, with superior economy, and healthier resale values. However, if you don't do many miles and the car is at the right price, a petrol model may prove the cheaper option.

The 160bhp 1.9-litre petrol engine is the most sensible buy, followed by the 185bhp 2.2-litre, and lastly the 256bhp 3.2 V6. However, in late '07, the 1.9-litre unit was replaced with a 138bhp 1.8 with better fuel economy and lower CO2 emissions.