2014 Alfa Romeo MiTo
The smallest and cheapest car Alfa Romeo got a small but significant change in 2014 , with which should survive in the market before the replacement arrives in the next few years.
MiTo (word combinations Milan and Turin) is currently produced at Fiat’s global small platform, together with the Fiat Grande Punto and the Opel / Vauxhall Corsa , and since 2008 has delivered over 200,000 copies. General Motors recently announced that the next -generation Corsa , which will debut in 2017 , will be a standalone model , which Fiat found in torment and Fiat will have to finance the cost of the new platform . Latest stories say that the future of Alfa Romeo lies in products with a rear -wheel drive , which tells us that the end of the MiTo, which drives the front traction , could soon arrive . While it does not happen Italians have improved the children of the next generation TwinAir engine and minimal design changes .
2014 Alfa Romeo MiTo engine
It is well known Fiat engine of only two cylinders and a size of 875cc , a standard 85 HP have replaced two new versions – with 97 hp and 116 Nm of torque and more powerful with 103 hp and 145 Nm of torque. This engine meets the latest standards of Euro 6 exhaust emission and offers a combined fuel consumption of just 4.2 liters per 100 kilometers . Acceleration to 100 km / h is reduced by 1.1 seconds and now stands at 11.4 seconds while the top speed is still 182 km / h . The rest of the engine range of 2014 Alfa Romeo MiTo has not changed , and it is still based on one gasoline ( 1.4L with 78 hp, 95 hp , 105 hp, 120 hp, 135 hp, 155 hp and 170 hp) and a series 1.3L JTD diesel ( with 85 hp , 95 hp and 120 hp) . All engines of 2014 Alfa Romeo MiTo transmit power to the front wheels via a five-speed manual transmission , with six-speed manual and six-speed automatic as an option.
2014 Alfa Romeo MiTo redesign
From the design of 2014 Alfa Romeo MiTo , the biggest changes for 2014 are related to the new grille and headlamps , as well as something more luxurious interior, depending on which version you choose . In 2014 Alfa Romeo MiToalso gets a new navigation system made with TomTom and Uconnect system for controlling the operation of the entire electronics of the car. When it comes to the new engine , despite modern technology , it still has a lot of flaws.
This especially applies to the noise and vibration at higher revs , which TwinAir requires that drew maximum power . Behavior on the road is also not good as expected from a premium car , the biggest problem of 2014 Alfa Romeo MiTo still lies in the data of the MiTo shares a platform with a significantly cheaper Punto and Corsa. While the reasons stated above , the majority of customers to bypass MiTo, Alfa Romeo expects that the brand still has enough loyal customers to whom would the car still able to successfully survive in the market until the replacement arrives.