The Alfa Romeo Giulia is good to drive and a fine alternative to the usual German suspects. Refinement and cabin quality are below par, thoughget the best price
Swaps the lesser model’s rims for 17in ones, and adds part-leather seats, steering wheel mounted paddle shifters for the gearbox, and some richer interior trim features. Also open to further equipment improvement via Alfa’s Luxury and Sport packs, which add things like xenon headlights and full leather.
The petrol turbo option offers up a zesty 197bhp and 243lb ft of torque. It sounds better than the diesel, runs more smoothly and revs more keenly. Claimed economy is close to 50mpg: expect to see more like 40mpg day-to-day.
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