Alfa Romeo 147

The Alfa Romeo 147 (Type 937) is a small family car produced by the Italian automaker Alfa Romeo from 2000 to 2010. The 147 was voted European Car of the Year in 2001.

The 147 was launched at the 2000 Turin Motor Show as a replacement for the Alfa Romeo 145 and 146 hatchbacks, and is based on the running gear of the larger 156 saloon. It was sold with 1.6, 2.0, and 3.2-litre petrol engines and a 1.9-litre diesel engine. A sequential, paddle operated 'Selespeed' transmission was available from launch.

Two trim levels were available, Turismo and Lusso. The 147 was the first Alfa Romeo to have dual-zone climate control and electronic traction control. The model was in production for 10 years, making it one of the oldest small family cars on sale in Europe at the time of its replacement by the Alfa Romeo Giulietta in late May 2010. In total around 580,000 cars were made.

8.2 with 174 votes

Comfort: 8.6
Design: 8.3
Reliability: 8.0
Performance: 8.6
Costs: 7.5
Price: 1000 $


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