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Alfa Romeo 156 2.5 V6 Distinctive

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Alfa Romeo 156 2.5 V6 Distinctive

4-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2387 cm3 / 145.7 cu in / 145.7 cu in, 141.0 kW / 189.1 hp / 189.1 hp @ 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm, 218.0 N·m / 160.8 lb·ft / 160.8 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, front wheel drive, 230 km/h / 143 mph / 143 mph top speed, consumption 11.8 l/100km / 23.9 mpg-UK / 19.9 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from2003
Model156 2.5 V6 DistinctiveIssued until
Serie156Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)378 l / 13.35 cu ft / 13.35 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4340 l / 153.27 cu ft / 153.27 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4440 mm / 174.8 in / 174.8 inTotal (curb) weight1434 kg / 3161 lb / 3161 lb
Width1750 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity426 kg / 939 lb / 939 lb
Wheelbase2600 mm / 102.4 in / 102.4 inGross (max.) weight1860 kg / 4101 lb / 4101 lb
Track frontTowing weight1404 kg / 3095 lb / 3095 lb
Track rearWeight 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)2.08 m2 / 22.4 sq ft / 22.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke68.3 mm / 2.69 in / 2.69 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio1.29
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2387 cm3 / 145.7 cu in / 145.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity415.41 cm3/cylinder / 25.350 cu in/cylinder / 25.350 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power141.0 kW / 189.1 hp / 189.1 hp at 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
AspirationMax. torque218.0 N·m / 160.8 lb·ft / 160.8 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)56.4 kW / 75.6 hp / 75.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output59.1 kW/l / 1.298 bhp/cu in / 1.298 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque91.3 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed230 km/h / 143 mph / 143 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio134.3 kW/ton / 101.8 bhp/ton / 101.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)11.8 l/100km / 23.9 mpg-UK / 19.9 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions276 g/km / 444 g/mi / 444 g/mi (est.)
  Range534 km / 332 mi / 332 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55-R16Tyres rear185/65-R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo 156 2.5 V6 Distinctive

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