Alfa Romeo 156 car reviews
Every time Alfa has introduced a family car, it crows about how it’s finally set to take on BMW – and win. We’re told that the compact executive sector will never be the same again, but until the 156 came along, it was obvious that Alfa was full of empty promises. Whether or not the 156 really was the car to take on BMW is debatable; what can’t be denied is that several years after the 156 met its demise, it’s a car that provides far better value than a contemporary 3-Series ever can.
Date added: Friday 20 March 2009.
The Alfa Romeo 156 bucked the trend for conservatively styled large family saloons, but this wasn’t just a pretty face; it had the engines, equipment and packaging to deliver. A pivotal model for Alfa Romeo, the 156 helped restore the company’s reputation for building cars with sporting prowess. It also marked a big leap forward in build quality.
Date added: Thursday 15 July 2010.
If you’re looking for comfort, practicality and a cavern-like cabin to fit all your family’s needs, then a saloon is your answer. From the ubiquitous Mercedes C-Class to the classic Rover 75, here’s our pick of the top 10 bargain saloons - all for under £2,000.
Date added: Wednesday 28 April 2010.