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Hello all,
I have joined this forum to look for guidance when buying a newish Alfa. I am looking to buy a GT or 159 later this year when my company car is due for renewal - I have the choice of a car or reasonable allowance - co car == loads of tax and little choice, allowance looks better and loads of choice. Because of home to work journey of 38 miles each way it will have to be a diesel but Alfa diesel performance looks to be reasonably good. Any guidance would be of help.

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First off, welcome to AO.

Second off, have a look at the NW lounge and know that newbs are very welcome on the assorted runs and regular meets.

Thirdly: good choices both though there are mixed opinions about the economy of Alfa diesels. I'm amongst the reasonably happy group as I know some of the other manufacturers "mixed mpg" claims bear no resemblance to reality.

Both GT and 159 have plus and minus points depending what you want.

Do a few searches and you'll find this pairing come up fairly often. I posted some myself last summer prior to buying the Ti.

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