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Hi all!

Just bought this coming from BMW E46 320CD.

159 Ti 2.0 JTDm 61 plate with 35k

Will be doing 60 miles a day on my work commute.

Had it since Saturday, first impressions:

Materials Quality
Handling surprisingly good
Stock sound system! Pioneer sat nav

40 MPG on motorway (5 years older BMW did 50)
Gearbox sometimes difficult to get into 3rd
Road noise over 60mph
For 170bhp (I think it's 170) it's quite slow. Old 320cd was 150bhp same 2l engine but seemed to have bit more power.

I considered various cars but German cars didn't tempt me this time I wanted something different the 159 was just shouting out for me. Considered the GT too but was too small and wanted 4 doors this time.

I am very happy with the car overall, I take good care of my cars my BMW served brilliantly for the 3 years I had it let's hope this is just as good so I can get back at everyone who's said to me 'but what about Alfa reliability'.

I'll be looking very closely at the forum and I'm looking to invest in some floor mats and diagnostics software.

This car does ooze style, class and exclusivity.
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stunning car and not "one on every corner bmw " get it mapped and you will soon forget about your beemer , road noise ? hmmm , ive got 19's on ( mines not a Ti) and its smooth and quiet even upto triple figure speeds , poss wheel bearing gone ??
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Hmm I have been thinking about wheel bearing, could it have gone in 35k miles?
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New here too. I don't think you can beat the look of the 159. Taken me a few years to get to this point in life. Looking forward to miles of smiles in the driving seat ��
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