The smallest car in the range Alfa Romeo, the MiTo, is now also the smallest engine of the Italian company as we advance a little over a year. This was the famous 0.9 TwinAir other models that already incorporate the group as the Fiat 500 or the Lancia Ypsilon.
This time the engine delivers 85 hp Turbo TwinAir power and maximum torque of 145 Nm when Dynamic wheel configuration. Through the Alpha control DNA can be selected driving mode that best fits our needs, with the option Dynamic Mode and Natural Mode.
The second one, as the name suggests, rewards the fuel efficiency and low consumption. That is why the torque in this mode is limited to 110 Nm and consumption that are advertised are only 4.2 l/100 km.
When we activated the dynamic mode, throttle response is immediate and so does the direction becomes more direct and precise. Alfa Romeo says that the characteristic sound of the twin-cylinder engine combines perfectly with the sporting spirit of the brand, prompting a sportier drive.
The trouble is that the performance of this engine does not come with those feelings, as the Alfa Romeo MiTo 0.9 TwinAir the engine accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 12.5 seconds and top speed is only 174 km / h.
It is therefore an interesting option for drivers who want a car for use around town who do not seek benefits and on the other hand the low fuel consumption and reward energy efficiency and purchase values.
Also the price is quite attractive as it is on sale for 15,310 euros with Distinctive finishes in combination with the Tech Pack, which adds to the fully equipped Bluetooth with USB , phone controls and radio on the steering wheel and mirrors electrically folding mirrors.