Costs & verdict
Everyday costs, plus how reliable and safe it is
Indeed, there’s no need to go crazy on the options list – 19in alloy wheels, adaptive dampers, xenon headlights, electrically adjustable leather and Alcantara suede seats, and cruise control are all included.
Euro NCAP awarded the standard Alfa Romeo Giulia a full five-star safety rating, and on closer inspection of the scores shows that it outperformed the Audi A4 and Mercedes C-Class in the adult occupant protection test, although there were a few issues noted that weakened the child occupant protection.
We don’t have reliability data for the Giulia QV specifically, but the regular Giulia very poorly in our 2021 What Car? Reliability Survey – it finished 17th out of 18 competitors in the executive car class. Alfa Romeo as a brand finished 26th out of 30 manufacturers featured.
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