The 2012 Alfa Romeo 159 as second hand cars for sale in Pretoria

A fine-looking, well-made vehicle with a brand name associated with luxury and distinction. That is the 2012 Alfa Romeo 159. Want to know more about this vehicle as second hand cars for sale in Pretoria?

Likes:

  • Well made, distinctive cabin
  • Broad choice of trims, all of which are well equipped
  • Comfortable driving position
  • Beautiful styling, good equipment levels, refined engines

Dislikes:

  • Not as economical as rivals
  • Small boot and cabin storage areas
  • Resale values lag behind the class

Available trims: the Progression, Distinctive and TI.

Specifications for the 2012 Alfa Romeo 159 as second hand cars for sale in Pretoria:

Cylinders: 4 in line

Power: 147 kW (200 HP)

Torque: 320 Nm (32.7 kgm). Maximum torque delivered at only 1400 rpm

Gearbox: 6 speeds + Reverse

The Progression Trim gets the following:

17″ alloys

3D Sport cloth seats

Black Interior

Dual zone automatic climate control

Leather-trimmed steering wheel and gear lever knob

Control panel with white lighting

Electric rear windows

Radio/CD

Chrome-plated exhaust tail pipe

Third rear head restraint

The Distinctive Trim gets the following:

17″ spoked alloys

Leather and cloth seats

Sports steering wheel and gear lever knob in leather with black top-stitching

Panels in brushed black aluminium

Radio controls on the steering wheel

Cruise control

Sports control panel with white lighting

Dual zone automatic climate control

Fog lamps

Radio/CD with mp3 player.

Extra on the TDI Trim is:

18’’ turbine alloys

Low ride

Red brake calipers

Side skirts

Seats in leather and Alcantra in sports configuration

Sports steering wheel and gear lever knob in leather with red top-stitching

Blue&MeTM

Sports pedal unit

Heated seats

Still plate in aluminium with TI logo.

For the 2012 Alfa Romeo 159 as second hand cars for sale in Pretoria, safety feutres include ABS with EBD, VDC stability control system, ASR traction control, HBA for emergency braking, and Hill Holder assistance.

Topgear.com describes the steering as accurate – even if it is a bit on the numb side. “Coupled to a lively chassis make the 159 feel faster than it is. More fun than you have any right to expect from a front-wheel drive saloon.”

Autoexpress.co.uk says the interior space is the 159’s best asset and they were impressed with all the safety features. They expressed their doubt however about the reliability of the vehicle as there had been recalls early on to fix some mechanical faults.

If unique and special are words you are looking for in second hand cars for sale in Pretoria, go check out what the 2012 Alfa Romeo 159 has to offer.