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Looking to buy 159 2007/2008

Hi all, I am giving up on my 2003 147 selespeed and up grading.
Please be honest 2007/2008 159
Do I buy sports wagon or sedan?
diesel or petrol?
1900 2400 3200 ?
What are the quirks ?

Thanks in advance
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Having tried all engines you mention,I settled on the 2.4 diesel.Relatively good economy (certainly compared to the 3.2) and more character than the 4 pot 1.9.Im sure someone will be along shortly to offer an alternative opinion..........
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Sportwagon cos it's cool
1.9 on fuel/front tyres/insurance/tax/purchase costs and it's sweeter handling in the twisties.
things to look out for: Alfa Romeo 159 Buyer's Guide
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If you don't care about mpg then the 3.2 wins hands down for me having driven all but the 1750 Tbi

It doesn't quite sound as good as the Busso but change the exhaust or induction and the sound is stunning. It's a very subtle but fast drive and the Q4 (as most are) makes it much fun in the bends

If mpg is a concern then I'd go for the 2.4...with a remap it is very quick!!!
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Thanks guys I am test driving a 2400 tomorrow
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I own a 2.4 and have driven the 2.2 and 1750. Hard to pick between the sheer grunt of the 2.4 and the better handling (because lighter) of the 1750. If I were buying new now I might just go for the 1750.
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