ALFA ROMEO GIULIA
Pushing the interior design envelope past the sticky bit?
Driving position is proper sports car fare and most of the
materials are ine, but ours had wobbly dials and a sticky
cupholder cover. It doesn’t help that infotainment is both
complicated to navigate and has the resolution of a potato.
I need to touch base with colleagues…
If you can get in through the narrow doors, legroom and
headroom are good, but shallow windows and roof-toloor black inside may induce claustrophobia. It’s the only
proper saloon here, so boot access aperture is smaller, but
it’s on a par for space with the Audi.
Let’s crunch the numbers...
Alfa has introduced an updated diesel for the 2019 model
year to pass Euro 6d-Temp emissions regs. New engine
gains 9bhp (up to 186bhp) but economy is worse by
10mpg. Still the cheapest per mile to run at 51.2ppm, and
you can lease one for around £345pm**. Bargain. VERDICT
The driver’s choice for those who don’t sweat small stu