Alfa Romeo Stelvio specifications

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio front three quarter

The 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio has been launched – a mid-size SUV that has wears Alfa’s current design language, and uses FCA’s platform and parts to create a sporting crossover.

It’s Alfa Romeo’s first SUV, and with its recent claim to being the quickest SUV around the Nurburgring, it’s not a bad first effort (check out the video below).

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio rear three quarter

While that Stelvio was the QV (or Quadrifoglio), the regular Stelvio is the one Alfa hopes will be its bread and butter.

There will be two engines: a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol, and a 2.2-litre turbocharged four-cylinder diesel.

The petrol is an all-aluminium unit which makes 148kW (198hp) and 330Nm. It gets a carbon-fibre drive shaft and is matched to an eight-speed auto and “Q4” all-wheel-drive system.

Alfa Romeo claims it will get from 0-100kmh in 7.2 seconds, but still return 7.0 litres of fuel per 100 km on the combined cycle.

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio side view

The diesel, meanwhile, is not only more powerful, but quicker and more fuel efficient. With injection pressures of up to 2000 bar, it produces 154kW (206hp) and maximum torque of 470 Nm at 1,750 rpm.

It’s also an all-aluminium engine, and will get from 0-100kmh in just 6.6 seconds. Fuel consumption? On the same combined cycle it returns 4.8 litres per 100km. It’s all-wheel-drive as well. In fact all Stelvios get Q4 AWD.

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio interior

Alfa is also at pains to mention that the Stelvio gets 50:50 weight distribution, and there’s Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) standard across the range.

Inside, there’s leather everywhere as standard, the dashtop swoops across the car and creates a cockpit around the driver, and those huge shift paddles aren’t plastic – they’re aluminium.

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio rear seats

Infotainment is taken care of by an 8.8-inch high-res touchscreen, and there’s DAB radio and Bluetooth telephony and streaming audio included, all running through an eight-speaker sound system.

Pricing is market dependent.

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Specifications

ENGINE      2.0L Petrol /2.2L Diesel

No. of cylinders, layout       4, in line/ 4, in line

Displacement (cm3)         1995 /2143

Bore x stroke (mm)        84×90 /83×99

Valves per cylinder 4 /4

Compression ratio 10:1 /15,5:1

Max. power kW @ rpm 148 kW @ 4500/ 154 kW @ 3750

Max. torque Nm @ rpm 330 [email protected] 1750 /470 [email protected] 1750


Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Gearbox 8‐speed automatic /8‐speed automatic

1a 5.000 /5.000

2a 3.200 3.200

3a 2.143 /2.143

4a 1.720 /1.720

5a 1.314 /1.314

6a 1.000 /1.000

7a 0.822 /0.822

8a 0.640 /0.640

Reverse 3.456 /3.456

Final drive ratio 3.73 /3.27

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio white and red together


Acceleration: 0‐100 km/h (secs)   7.2/ 6.6

Top speed (km/h)        215 /215


Emission standard                 Euro 6     /    Euro 6

Fuel cons ‐ urban (l/100km)         8.9 /5,5

Fuel cons ‐ extra‐urban (l/100km) 5.9 /4.3

Fuel cons ‐ combined (l/100km) 7.0 /4.8

CO2 emissions ‐ urban (g/km) 205 /145

CO2 emissions ‐ extra‐urban (g/km) 136 /114

CO2 emissions ‐ combined (g/km) 161 /127


Kerb weight (kg)                1660 /1604

Towing capacity without brakes (kg) 750 /750

Height (mm)                1648 /1671

Width (mm)                1903  (ex. mirrors) /  1903  (ex. mirrors)

Length (mm)                 4687 /4687

Wheelbase (mm)                 2818 /2818

Cargo volume (seats up – litres) 525 /525

Cargo volume (seats down – litres)         1600    /     1600

Fuel tank (litres)                 64L /64L

Turning circle diameter (m)         11.7 /11.7

Steering Ratio          12 /12

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