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Alfa Romeo 166 3.0 V6 Distinctive Automatic

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Alfa Romeo 166 3.0 V6 Distinctive Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2959 cm3 / 180.6 cu in / 180.6 cu in, 162.0 kW / 217.2 hp / 217.2 hp @ 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm, 265.0 N·m / 195.5 lb·ft / 195.5 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 231 km/h / 144 mph / 144 mph top speed, consumption 13.0 l/100km / 21.7 mpg-UK / 18.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from2006
Model166 3.0 V6 Distinctive AutomaticIssued until
Serie166Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)490 l / 17.30 cu ft / 17.30 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4910 l / 173.40 cu ft / 173.40 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1180 l / 41.67 cu ft / 41.67 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4730 mm / 186.2 in / 186.2 inTotal (curb) weight1585 kg / 3494 lb / 3494 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2710 mm / 106.7 in / 106.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight1500 kg / 3307 lb / 3307 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity69 l / 15.2 UK gal / 18.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.18 m2 / 23.5 sq ft / 23.5 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)16.3 kW / 21.8 hp / 21.8 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2959 cm3 / 180.6 cu in / 180.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power162.0 kW / 217.2 hp / 217.2 hp at 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
AspirationMax. torque265.0 N·m / 195.5 lb·ft / 195.5 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)64.8 kW / 86.9 hp / 86.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output54.8 kW/l / 1.203 bhp/cu in / 1.203 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque89.6 N·m/l / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed231 km/h / 144 mph / 144 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio138.8 kW/ton / 105.2 bhp/ton / 105.2 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)13.0 l/100km / 21.7 mpg-UK / 18.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions175 g/km / 282 g/mi / 282 g/mi
  Range531 km / 330 mi / 330 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering.
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/4517Tyres rear225/4517
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 166 3.0 V6 Distinctive Automatic

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