2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia
- Two potent turbocharged engines to choose from
- Sleek interior cabin styling
- Infotainment system has an easy user interface
- One of the best-driving cars in the segment
- Base-model seats lack comfort
- Manual transmission not available for the U.S. market
- Small trunk and no folding rear seats on the Quadrifoglio model
- Rear seat space is tight for the class
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Trim levels & features
The Giulia comes in three trims: a base model Giulia, midlevel Ti and high-performance Quadrifoglio. The base model and Ti come with a nice amount of standard equipment and are powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine (280 horsepower, 306 pound-feet of torque) with an eight-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive is available. The Ti trim has access to more sporty equipment packages that include items such as sport seats and active suspension, but it’s the Quadrifoglio that’s packed full of impressively fun things including a thrilling biturbo 2.9-liter V6 engine (505 hp, 443 lb-ft).
The base Giulia gets 17-inch alloy wheels, all-season tires and robust Brembo brakes. Bi-xenon projector headlights with LED daytime running lights, taillights and ambient lighting are standard, along with heated and power-folding mirrors, rain-sensing wipers, rear park assist sensors and a rear camera with dynamic guidelines. Convenience items include remote keyless entry with push-button ignition, leather seats with six-way power driver and front passenger adjustments (four-way lumbar adjustment), dual-zone climate control and cruise control. An acoustic laminated windshield and front door windows keep wind noise at bay, while the DNA drive mode controller lets you select from different modes that alter steering, transmission and accelerator characteristics. There is a 7-inch TFT info screen within the gauge cluster, a 6.5-inch radio screen with voice recognition, AM/FM/HD radio, Bluetooth, three USB ports (one charge only) and an eight-speaker audio system.
The packages available on the base model include a Sport Appearance package, which adds unique front and rear fascias, 18-inch wheels, gloss black window trim and painted brake calipers (red, black or yellow available). The Sport Interior package requires the above package and adds aluminum interior trim, fantastic-looking, column-mounted aluminum paddle shifters, a leather steering wheel and sport pedals. If you’re looking to upgrade the infotainment system, the Navigation package includes an 8.8-inch widescreen radio with 3-D GPS navigation, voice recognition, a rotary controller and satellite radio. A complement to this would be the 10-speaker Premium Audio package that includes a subwoofer and a 400-watt amplifier. A Cold Weather package is specific to the base model, adding heated seats and a heated steering wheel; other trims include those as standard.
There are two levels of active driving assist packages. The Driver Assistance package includes front park-assist sensors, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and auto-dimming exterior mirrors. The Driver Assistance Dynamic package adds adaptive cruise control with full-stop capability, lane departure warning, forward collision warning with autonomous emergency braking, automatic high-beams and an infrared reflective windshield.
The Giulia Ti comes with everything the base model has, plus standard dark gray oak wood trim, the 8.8-inch widescreen radio (navigation is extra), 12 months of satellite radio, the aforementioned heated front seats and steering wheel, 18-inch alloy wheels and front park-assist sensors. Adaptive xenon headlights are a standalone option.
The packages for the Ti are structured a little differently. There are Sport packages that include a choice of wheel sizes along with everything from the above Sport packages and excellent sport leather seats (a worthy upgrade). The Lusso package includes 18-inch, 10-spoke wheels, luxury leather seats, leather-wrapped interior trim with accent stitching, an upgraded steering wheel, interior air quality system and a choice of genuine dark gray oak or light walnut wood trim. If you just wanted a leather interior, it’s available as a Leather package. The Ti Performance package provides a small step toward Quadrifoglio performance with an active suspension and mechanical limited-slip differential. And if you’d prefer the performance items without the Sport appearance items, there's the Ti Performance Plus package.
Lastly, with the Ti you can upgrade to the 900-watt Harman Kardon premium audio system, which includes 14 speakers, a subwoofer, two surround-sound speakers and a 12-channel amplifier.
The Giulia Quadrifoglio is the star of this show, with its 505-horsepower, all-aluminum, direct-injected biturbo V6 engine as its main act. It, too, comes mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission and features fuel-saving cylinder deactivation. Sadly, the six-speed manual available in Europe won’t be making it over to the U.S. at this time.
The Quadrifoglio’s standard equipment list is lengthy, which is good news for buyers. There’s the high-performance Brembo brake system and a torque-vectoring rear differential that can transfer 100 percent of available power to either rear wheel. A two-mode exhaust with bypass valves offers varying levels of engine music depending on your mood, and a carbon-fiber active front splitter adjusts for more aerodynamic downforce at speeds above 75 mph. An active suspension and 19-inch wheels with supersticky Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires round out the big hardware items.
Looking at the Quadrifoglio you’ll be able to pick out the aggressive model-specific details such as the front fascia, grille, carbon trunk spoiler, bi-xenon adaptive headlights and rear diffuser with quad exhaust tips. But beneath the painted surfaces hides a lightweight hood and roof made of carbon fiber.
Moving inside, carbon-fiber trim adorns a leather-wrapped interior. The Alfa DNA Pro Drive Mode Selector adds Race to the Dynamic, Natural and Advanced Efficiency settings, with Launch Control accessible in Race mode. Additional standard features include blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, column-mounted paddle shifters, an 8.8-inch widescreen navigation system, and excellent eight-way power-adjustable leather and simulated-suede performance front seats.
A few options are available at the Quadrifoglio level. They include the Driver Assistance Dynamic package mentioned earlier, leather and simulated-suede ultra-high-performance Sparco
carbon-fiber racing seats (driver and front-passenger seats with two-way and four-way power adjustments, respectively) and an ultra-high-performance Brembo carbon-ceramic brake system.
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Our experts’ favorite Giulia safety features:
- Adaptive Cruise Control with Full Stop
- Maintains a set interval from the vehicle ahead and can bring the vehicle to a full stop without driver intervention.
- Collision Warning w/ Emergency Braking
- Warns of an impending collision and, in some circumstances, brings the vehicle to a full stop if a front crash appears imminent.
- Lane Departure Warning
- Provides an audible buzzing noise to alert you if you're drifting out of your lane.
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia for Sale
A luxury sport sedan with an iconic name and heritage, the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia is perfect for buyers who want Italian tradition and cachet at a sub-Ferrari price. Although the top-trim Giulia Quadrifoglio isn't exactly a basement bargain, it's priced competitively with other European sport sedans. It's a worthy alternative for those seeking something different from the standard choices.
All-new for 2017, the Giulia expands Alfa Romeo's U.S. presence after a long absence, a milestone marked by the introduction of the small, mid-engine Alfa Romeo 4C sports car. But Alfa's long history of building sport sedans, as well as performance roadsters and racers, makes the Giulia's revival a significant step toward a full-line resurgence.
The entry-level Giulia comes with a peppy turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine rated at 280 horsepower. Stepping up to the Quadrifoglio delivers more performance from a twin-turbo 2.9-liter V6 (505 hp, 443 pound-feet of torque) and an eight-speed automatic transmission. The Giulia Quadrifoglio can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds and reach a top speed of 191 mph, according to Alfa Romeo.
The 2017 Giulia returns an EPA-estimated 20 mpg combined (17 city/24 highway).
With a claimed 50/50 weight balance, active sport suspension and steering tuned for excellent feedback, the Quadrifoglio delivers exceptional handling capability. All Giulia models allow drivers to dial in performance, economy or normal settings that control suspension, engine and transmission response, while the Quadrifoglio adds a race mode that unleashes additional power from the turbo system and expands the car's handling limits.
The Giulia oozes Italian style, and the Quadrifoglio interior boasts an array of high-quality leather, Alcantara and carbon-fiber materials, comfortable seats and intuitive controls. The rear seats lack the kind of legroom found in rival sport sedans, but headroom is adequate.
The top-trim Quadrifoglio comes with heated seats, performance tires and brakes, and an infotainment system that includes navigation and voice or gesture control. Carbon-ceramic brakes and a package of driver safety aids are among the few available options. When you're ready, let Edmunds help find the right 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia for you.
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Overview
The 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia is offered in the following submodels: Giulia Sedan, Giulia Quadrifoglio. Available styles include 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), Ti 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), Ti 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), and Quadrifoglio 4dr Sedan (2.9L 6cyl Turbo 8A).
What do people think of the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia?
Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2017 Giulia 4 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2017 Giulia.
Edmunds Expert Reviews
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