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Alfa Romeo 159 SW 2.2 JTS

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Alfa Romeo 159 SW 2.2 JTS

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2198 cm3 / 134.1 cu in / 134.1 cu in, 137.0 kW / 183.7 hp / 183.7 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 230.0 N·m / 169.6 lb·ft / 169.6 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph top speed, consumption 9.5 l/100km / 29.7 mpg-UK / 24.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from2008
Model159 SW 2.2 JTSIssued until
Serie159Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)445 l / 15.72 cu ft / 15.72 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4910 l / 173.40 cu ft / 173.40 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1235 l / 43.61 cu ft / 43.61 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4670 mm / 183.9 in / 183.9 inTotal (curb) weight1615 kg / 3560 lb / 3560 lb
Width1840 mm / 72.4 in / 72.4 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity445 kg / 981 lb / 981 lb
Wheelbase2710 mm / 106.7 in / 106.7 inGross (max.) weight2060 kg / 4542 lb / 4542 lb
Track frontTowing weight1300 kg / 2866 lb / 2866 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.28 m2 / 24.6 sq ft / 24.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.69 m2 / 7.4 sq ft / 7.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.0 kW / 22.8 hp / 22.8 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke94.6 mm / 3.72 in / 3.72 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2198 cm3 / 134.1 cu in / 134.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity549.51 cm3/cylinder / 33.533 cu in/cylinder / 33.533 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.3 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power137.0 kW / 183.7 hp / 183.7 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque230.0 N·m / 169.6 lb·ft / 169.6 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)54.8 kW / 73.5 hp / 73.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output62.3 kW/l / 1.370 bhp/cu in / 1.370 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque104.6 N·m/l / 0.92 lb·ft/cu in / 0.92 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) speed220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio115.2 kW/ton / 87.3 bhp/ton / 87.3 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)9.5 l/100km / 29.7 mpg-UK / 24.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions175 g/km / 282 g/mi / 282 g/mi
  Range737 km / 458 mi / 458 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front215/55-R16Tyres rear215/55-R16
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 159 SW 2.2 JTS

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