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Alfa Romeo 156 2.4 JTD Multijet

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Alfa Romeo 156 2.4 JTD Multijet

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), diesel 5-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2387 cm3 / 145.7 cu in / 145.7 cu in, 128.3 kW / 172.1 hp / 172.1 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 385.0 N·m / 284.0 lb·ft / 284.0 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 216 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph top speed, consumption 6.6 l/100km / 42.8 mpg-UK / 35.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from2003
Model156 2.4 JTD MultijetIssued until
Serie156Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerGiugiaroCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4435 mm / 174.6 in / 174.6 inTotal (curb) weight1385 kg / 3053 lb / 3053 lb
Width1743 mm / 68.6 in / 68.6 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2595 mm / 102.2 in / 102.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1511 mm / 59.5 in / 59.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1498 mm / 59.0 in / 59.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.8 sq ft / 22.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders5
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerFiatValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
FueldieselStroke90.4 mm / 3.56 in / 3.56 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyMultijet direct diesel inj.Engine displacement2387 cm3 / 145.7 cu in / 145.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity477.40 cm3/cylinder / 29.133 cu in/cylinder / 29.133 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio18.4 : 1
SumpMax. output power128.3 kW / 172.1 hp / 172.1 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque385.0 N·m / 284.0 lb·ft / 284.0 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeVariable geometry turbochargerMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)63.2 kW / 84.7 hp / 84.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output53.8 kW/l / 1.181 bhp/cu in / 1.181 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque161.3 N·m/l / 1.41 lb·ft/cu in / 1.41 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.62
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.55

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.00 s / 6.00 s / 6.00 sTop (maximal) speed216 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)7.60 s / 7.60 s / 7.60 sPower-to-weight ratio124.2 kW/ton / 94.1 bhp/ton / 94.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.30 s / 8.30 s / 8.30 sFuel consumption, City (urban)8.8 l/100km / 32.1 mpg-UK / 26.7 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)20.40 s / 20.40 s / 20.40 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)5.3 l/100km / 53.3 mpg-UK / 44.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)6.6 l/100km / 42.8 mpg-UK / 35.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time16.40 s / 16.40 s / 16.40 s (top 90 km/h / 56 mph / 56 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time29.10 s / 29.10 s / 29.10 s CO2 emissions175 g/km / 282 g/mi / 282 g/mi
  Range955 km / 593 mi / 593 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.6 m / 38.1 ft / 38.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front6.5J x 16Wheels rear6.5J x 16
Tyres front205/60 15Tyres rear205/60 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front284 mm / 11.2 in / 11.2 inBrake diameter rear276 mm / 10.9 in / 10.9 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo 156 2.4 JTD Multijet

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