Alfa Romeo adds a new engine option to the Giulietta
Alfa Romeo has added an extra engine to the line-up of the Giulietta five-door hatchback.
The new engine in question is a second generation MultiJet diesel engine which develops the already successful technology found in the Fiat engine – as such the Alfa Romeo Giulietta deals with emissions and fuel consumption effectively.
Alfa Romeo has christened the new 140bhp 2.0-litre JTDm-2 as ‘ultra frugal yet high performing’ and that appears to be the case with CO2 emissions of 119g/km and a combined cycle fuel consumption figure of 62.8mpg as well as a 0-62mph sprint time of nine seconds.
The engine utilises an electronically controlled variable geometry turbocharger delivering 350Nm of torque – the highest in its class.
On the green front, the new engine is Euro V compliant and comes with a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and Start&Stop technology as standard. Less common is the inclusion of a built-in EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) unit that improves temperature control and gas flow to boost emissions and fuel consumption figures.
Alfa Romeo also estimates a servicing interval of 21,000 miles.
The Alfa Romeo Giulietta with the 2.0-litre JTDm-2 engine is available now.