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Alfa Romeo 159 2.4 JTD

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Alfa Romeo 159 2.4 JTD

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, 147.0 kW / 197.1 hp / 197.1 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 228 km/h / 142 mph / 142 mph top speed, consumption 6.8 l/100km / 41.5 mpg-UK / 34.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from2008
Model159 2.4 JTDIssued until
Serie159Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)405 l / 14.30 cu ft / 14.30 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4340 l / 153.27 cu ft / 153.27 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)405 l / 14.30 cu ft / 14.30 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4670 mm / 183.9 in / 183.9 inTotal (curb) weight1710 kg / 3770 lb / 3770 lb
Width1830 mm / 72.0 in / 72.0 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity444 kg / 979 lb / 979 lb
Wheelbase2710 mm / 106.7 in / 106.7 inGross (max.) weight2154 kg / 4749 lb / 4749 lb
Track frontTowing weight1506 kg / 3320 lb / 3320 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.21 m2 / 23.8 sq ft / 23.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.66 m2 / 7.1 sq ft / 7.1 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.5 kW / 22.1 hp / 22.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders5
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 5 cylinder)Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerValves 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 supplyTurboEngine 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 ratio17.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power147.0 kW / 197.1 hp / 197.1 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)58.8 kW / 78.9 hp / 78.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output61.6 kW/l / 1.353 bhp/cu in / 1.353 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque167.6 N·m/l / 1.47 lb·ft/cu in / 1.47 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) speed228 km/h / 142 mph / 142 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio117.3 kW/ton / 88.9 bhp/ton / 88.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)5.4 l/100km / 52.3 mpg-UK / 43.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)6.8 l/100km / 41.5 mpg-UK / 34.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions194 g/km / 312 g/mi / 312 g/mi
  Range1029 km / 640 mi / 640 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/50-R17Tyres rear225/50-R17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo 159 2.4 JTD

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