The 2014 Alfa Romeo Giulietta is now on sale in the UK with renewed style, new engines and more technological content than ever before. Launched in the UK in 2010, the Giulietta remains the most eye-catching and attractive car and in its segment and, as a consequence, the styling revisions for 2014 have been carefully considered, with a new front grille design; revised front fog light bezels; new 16-, 17- and 18-inch alloy wheel designs and new exterior colours (Luna Pearl, Cobalto Blue and Metallo Bronze) to further enhance its appeal.
The interior of the Alfa Giulietta benefits from more extensive revisions: The standard Uconnect multimedia system takes pride of place in the redesigned, high-quality dashboard, with the associated USB/Aux ports now relocated to a more convenient position in the centre console.
The all-new Uconnect system, fitted as standard across the entire 2014 Alfa Giulietta range, is operated via its five-inch colour touch screen or using voice commands and includes Bluetooth® connectivity, wireless music streaming, hands-free SMS reading and DAB (digital radio). Alfa Giulietta models fitted with satellite navigation benefit from a larger 6.5-inch screen with 3D bird’s-eye maps, intelligent route guidance and a one-step destination entry function with voice command. Both systems have been developed in collaboration with first-class partners: Harman and Here Auto for Uconnect 6.5” and Continental for Uconnect 5”.
New door trim panels and a sporty new steering wheel design bring improved quality and more style to the cabin, while the redesigned seats not only exude Italian craftsmanship, they are also more comfortable and more enveloping – particularly in terms of upper-body lateral support – and are presented in a variety of new upholstery and leather finishes. Extensively revised sound insulation also provides a quieter and more relaxed driving environment.
Under the bonnet, every engine in the Alfa Giulietta range benefits from improved efficiency and lower emissions which doesn’t just make the Giulietta more environmentally friendly, it also results in lower fuel bills and reduced Benefit-in-Kind costs for company car drivers. The 1.4 TB MultiAir170hp TCT, for example, now drops into the 15% BIK band, while the diesel-powered 1.6 JTDM-2 105hp drops from the 17% BIK band down to the 15% band. The new 150hp 2.0 JTDM-2 engine, which debuts on the Giulietta, doesn’t just offer more power and torque compared to the previous 140hp 2.0 JTDM-2 engine, it also produces 9g/km less in terms of CO2 emissions, dropping it into the 17% BIK band.
Prices for the 2014 Alfa Romeo Giulietta start at £18,235 for the 1.4 TB 120hp Progression, while the diesel range starts at £19,170 for the 1.6 JTDM-2 105hp Progression. Prices for Alfa Giulietta models powered by the new 2.0 JTDM-2 150hp engine start at £21,720 in Distinctive trim. The 2014 Alfa Romeo Giulietta is on sale in the UK now and is available for customers to test drive at Alfa Romeo dealerships nationwide.
|2014 ALFA ROMEO GIULIETTA|
|1.4 TB 120hp||Progression||£18,235|
|1.4 TB 120hp||Distinctive||£19,485|
|1.4 TB MultiAir 170hp||Distinctive||£20,985|
|1.4 TB MultiAir 170hp||Exclusive||£22,735|
|1.4 TB MultiAir 170hp||Sportiva Nav||£24,485|
|1.4 TB MultiAir 170hp ALFA TCT||Exclusive||£24,035|
|1.4 TB MultiAir 170hp ALFA TCT||Sportiva Nav||£25,785|
|1.6 JTDM-2 105hp||Progression||£19,170|
|1.6 JTDM-2 105hp||Distinctive||£20,420|
|1.6 JTDM-2 105hp||Exclusive||£22,170|
|2.0 JTDM-2 150hp||Distinctive||£21,720|
|2.0 JTDM-2 150hp||Exclusive||£23,470|
|2.0 JTDM-2 150hp||Sportiva Nav||£25,220|