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Alfa Romeo 156 3.2

(2002 model)

Brief specs of 2002 Alfa Romeo 156 3.2

5-door station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3177 cm3 / 193.9 cu in / 193.9 cu in, 184.0 kW / 246.7 hp / 246.7 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 305.0 N·m / 225.0 lb·ft / 225.0 lb·ft @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 12.3 l/100km / 23.0 mpg-UK / 19.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from2002
Model156 3.2Issued until
Serie156Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)360 l / 12.71 cu ft / 12.71 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4340 l / 153.27 cu ft / 153.27 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1180 l / 41.67 cu ft / 41.67 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4450 mm / 175.2 in / 175.2 inTotal (curb) weight1430 kg / 3153 lb / 3153 lb
Width1750 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity355 kg / 783 lb / 783 lb
Wheelbase2610 mm / 102.8 in / 102.8 inGross (max.) weight1785 kg / 3935 lb / 3935 lb
Track frontTowing weight1300 kg / 2866 lb / 2866 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.11 m2 / 22.7 sq ft / 22.7 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 constructionBore93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.0 mm / 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.19
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3177 cm3 / 193.9 cu in / 193.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity529.85 cm3/cylinder / 32.333 cu in/cylinder / 32.333 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power184.0 kW / 246.7 hp / 246.7 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque305.0 N·m / 225.0 lb·ft / 225.0 lb·ft at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)73.6 kW / 98.7 hp / 98.7 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output57.9 kW/l / 1.273 bhp/cu in / 1.273 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque96.0 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio174.8 kW/ton / 132.4 bhp/ton / 132.4 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)12.3 l/100km / 23.0 mpg-UK / 19.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions175 g/km / 282 g/mi / 282 g/mi
  Range512 km / 318 mi / 318 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55-R16Tyres rear205/55-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo 156 3.2

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