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Last updated: 19th November 2014


Alfa Romeo 159 Saloon (2006 - 2012) review

Read the Alfa Romeo 159 saloon (2006 - 2011) car review by Auto Trader's motoring experts, covering price, specification, running costs, practicality, safety and how it drives.

Last updated: 19th November 2014
The Auto Trader expert verdict: 3.6 The Alfa Romeo 159 saloon occupies the ground between mainstream family cars like the Ford Mondeo and premium saloons like the BMW 3 Series. It's very stylish, comfy and well-equipped.


  • Makes a strong style statement
  • Fun to drive
  • Comfortable and spacious


  • Out-handled by the BMW 3 Series
  • All versions are quite expensive
  • Reliability still shakey

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Why buy? Our rating 3/5

If you want to stand out from the masses in the BMW 3 Series and Audi A4 crowd, but fancy something classier than a Ford Mondeo or Vauxhall Vectra, this is a great way to do it. In the past the choice would have meant a compromise, mainly in the areas of reliability and comfort, but not any more.

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