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Alfa Romeo 156 SW 3.2 V6 GTA

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Alfa Romeo 156 SW 3.2 V6 GTA

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3179 cm3 / 194.0 cu in / 194.0 cu in, 184.0 kW / 246.7 hp / 246.7 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 306.0 N·m / 225.7 lb·ft / 225.7 lb·ft @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 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 from2003
Model156 SW 3.2 V6 GTAIssued until
Serie156Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)356 l / 12.57 cu ft / 12.57 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4340 l / 153.27 cu ft / 153.27 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1178 l / 41.60 cu ft / 41.60 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4450 mm / 175.2 in / 175.2 inTotal (curb) weight1535 kg / 3384 lb / 3384 lb
Width1750 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity420 kg / 926 lb / 926 lb
Wheelbase2550 mm / 100.4 in / 100.4 inGross (max.) weight1955 kg / 4310 lb / 4310 lb
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

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 constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3179 cm3 / 194.0 cu in / 194.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power184.0 kW / 246.7 hp / 246.7 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque306.0 N·m / 225.7 lb·ft / 225.7 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.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.9 kW/l / 1.272 bhp/cu in / 1.272 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque96.3 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) speed245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio162.9 kW/ton / 123.4 bhp/ton / 123.4 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 emissions288 g/km / 463 g/mi / 463 g/mi (est.)
  Range512 km / 318 mi / 318 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55-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 156 SW 3.2 V6 GTA

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