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2001 Alfa Romeo 156 — Performance: Has a lot of pull for such a small engine (1.6) but has a lovely growl to it. Brakes feel nice and strong with lots of feel. Handles nicely, lots of grip from the wider tires but ride on these wheels can be crashy. Build Quality: Good, suprisinly for an Alfa everything works. Appearence: Looks lovely, especially with the 17" Alloys. Cost Of Ownership: Very good on petrol and Insurence Fun Factor: Great fun.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Great Drive. Looks Great, Economical.

Cons: Alfas can be unreliable

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Lovely Car But Would Not Recommend It — This car is lovely to drive the steering is light and has great speed in it , this is a real sports car for the general user whos not all about looks , with is 1.6 engine , its can take off like a bullets but of course the bigger engine would be nice , its bad features are its back window whihe is much higher than the car so a little bit harder to see out , at a 1.6 petrol it does drink it , so this car is not very economic in this sense

Pros: speed

Cons: will cost you to keep it

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Brilliant To Own, Drive And Look At. Good Econemy But Can Pull Ur Face Off If U Want It Too. — Your not a true petrol head unless you own or have owned an alfa in the past. The 156 has brilliant performance. Mine is the 2.4JTD which has 170 BHP, but has been mapped to 210. The Leather interior makes it a nice place to sit and even with the car being lowered, its still a really comfy place to be on long journeys. Inside and out has that italian style, so much so that it has no cup holders to get in the way of their design. You can pick one up cheap enough, but you have to make sure u avoid petrols as these give far more problems. Biggest problem on a deisel is getting a flat battery. Really fun to drive and own. Makes every trip that wee bit more exciting.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Plenty of pull, 5-Cylinder engine gives a good low grunt.

Cons: Can have electrical problems, avoid petrol alfas Pre-159

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Great Car — Engine/ Gearbox Perfomance aspect is somewhat lacking despite being manual, braking and handling is beautiful. Great build quality although typical of euro designers not leaving alot of space to work but extreme sound deadening in the car can bearly hear outside noise. love the appearance of the car but would prefer the facelift option. relatively cheap to buy, great on economy when driven so. loves e98 octane with a booster but never cheap. this car is so much fun to drive crack the sunroof and windows to cruise down the beach or hit up some nice winding roads.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Love the sportyness despite lack of power

Cons: power

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My Italian Mistress — Everyone should have an Alfa at some point! Mine is just quick enough, but better looking than anything else made at the time. Build quality is better than expected for an Italian car, and nothing's fell off yet. Handling is excellent.

Pros: Indiviuality and Italian style!

Cons: Nothing!

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Alfa 156 Tspark — Best car ive ever owned! Love the ride, handling and just the essence of Alfa. Ok the build quality is a bit hammy and yes the car has suffered from the dreaded Italian electrics and im sad to say it has also been a victim of the fabled cam belt snap which has obviously ended the life of the current engine :(. But looks are brilliant so much soul in a car, ok one aspect is a bit like marmite, the front offset number plate you will either love or hate but what a car!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Looks, Handling, Spirited Drive

Cons: Switchgear, electrics and dreaded cam belt

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Love Her!! — Handleing is like no other. Looks to die for, And she likes to scream all the way to 7000rpm. Even when shes filthy she turns heads with admiaring glances. Look after an Alfa and it will look after you just as good as a German box. O Baby!!

Pros: Handleing is great

Cons: none

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Alfa 156 — Its breaks all the time,... build quality is not great. Looks great in my opinion,...nice driving position. Poor dealer after care, takes agaes to order parts. Great to drive, all afla are. Has great heritage, would recomend if youdon;t mind working on it and being on first name terms with the main dealers mechanic.

Pros: Nice stlying, lots of kit, handles well

Cons: breaks regularly,....lacking in build quality

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Alfa 156 Ts Sportwagon Lusso — It's a bag of bolts, not really that quick and the same old things keep going wrong but i just love it. Would never recommend one to a friend but I'd buy another tomorrow. Just look at it..it's gorgeous!!

Pros: Styling

Cons: It doesn't work...sometimes

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Alfa 156 — Like - everything, even that annoying creak from the dashboard. i'd go out of my way just to drive this car. mileage is great, and performace amazing. very fast for a 2l car especially after 'tweaking' the engine, and it just sticks to the road like superglue, no matter how fast you swerve it around a corner. if i tried to lose control and make the car spin out i couldnt. replacing the stock suspension, brakes and anti roll bars takes it to a whole new level, ive had drivers who have driven m3s tell me mine handles as well or better now. yeah its a front wheel drive compared to the usually preferable rear but i wouldnt touch another brand after my Alfa Romeos, its pure driving fun. Would I recommend it to a friend? id recommend it to anybody!

Pros: all

Cons: none

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2006 Alfa Romeo 156 Reviews

:)) By Ivan

I like the line of this car,and color,gearbox,motor,performance......this car is very fun to drive...I drive every day and night...very very fast...Big car,yhe sport limosine,that is a very good car d... Read More

Alfa Is A Passion By Erdem

this is the best car that can I effort, the intrior desing is fabolous, handling is good. but the performance is a little week. Perf. acce - normal, braking- good, handling - good, Quality. it is not ... Read More

2005 Alfa Romeo 156 Reviews

Beasty Alfa 156 By Shawn

Amazing car, but could use some upgrades though... handles well lots of power but cant take bad roads. poor paint and doors don't seal that well.consumption I get about 10 km/l fuel urban and 14 km/l ... Read More

Alfa 156 By Rik

a very rewarding car to drive quickly down winding lanes, comfortable on long trips. will show most other cars in its class a clean pair of heals and will still look great doing it. PLUS its an Alfa, ... Read More

2004 Alfa Romeo 156 Reviews

Nice ;) By Daniel

good acceleration it's a 180 ps turbo diesel a little bit to much plastic but quite pretty it looks fast and angry and interior is red lighted -> nice! it costs normal it's very funny to drive ! i li... Read More

Alfa Sportwagon Jtd By Miloš

Alfa Romeo 156 Sportwagon 1,9 JTD, Progression trim, 2004, imported from Italy in 2008, beautiful Giugiaro - facelifted version, looks even sportier as Sportwagon body. Gives enjoyable performance fro... Read More

2003 Alfa Romeo 156 Reviews

Great Looks And Engine Makes A Great Buy Even If It Isn't Built Like A Bmw By Julian

Alfas aren't known for their reliability but the Alfa 156 has to be one of the all time Alfa classics. It's coupe-ish looks is perfect for a single guy who likes to hang out with his mates. The sport ... Read More

Alfa 156 2003 By Станислав

It's so pretty I want to make love to it hahahah :P Alfas have one of the best interiors, and they are definately ahead of their time at least for the 1998 - 2004 models, plus the 156 is e relatively ... Read More

2002 Alfa Romeo 156 Reviews

Alfaromeo 156 1.9jtd 115hp By Tintelecan

great car all around :D it's a super economic car, great for 80-120kph accelerations, 200 kph top speed for now :D spare parts are quite cheap and it's great fun driving it; i'm sure my next car wil... Read More

Its Great By Andrew

have only owned the car a few months but can say i enjoy driving it, it pulls really well and corners great, i'll race anyone, comfy seats, tho rear leg room not that great, hasn't let me down yet (... Read More

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