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  1. German Co2 emissions per head double the average.

    General Motoring Discussion
    I just read this in a VW document “In Germany, the annual per capita CO2 emissions of 9.6 metric tons are twice the international average. In the EU climate package, the biggest emitter in Europe committed to its fellow EU member states to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40%...
  2. Sudden jump in average fuel consumption

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi everybody! I had a strange thing with my late 2011 159 2.0jtdm 2.0 TI Alfa. One morning I started the car and Average consumption jumped from 7.0L/100km to 10.1L! And kept climbing like 0.1L in a minute. But it seems that current consumption shows OK numbers, but still. What may have...
  3. 22% average saving with Chris Knott

    Insurance Section
    Interesting little statistic that might encourage you to ask us to quote for your car insurance when it comes up for renewal... Car club members and enthusiasts save 22.3%* on average by switching to Chris Knott compared to their existing renewal elsewhere. So there's the potential for very...
  4. On Average What Fails On Cam Belt Section

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All Something that seems to be the main worry with Alfa's more then ive know with most cars is Cam Belt problems Ive been always a OCD Cam Belt changer sometimes twice a year on cars ive invested money on the engine. But what i want to know is if you have had a cam belt/pulley's etc...
  5. Average fuel display is stuck?

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi! I recently bought a 2010 mito with the 135 hp engine. I'm loving it so far! The only problem that frustrates me is that the avarage fuel consumption display on the dash computer is stuck at 8,7 litres per 100km, what so ever. Is there ant quick fix on this? Software update/reboot/system...
  6. What does the average gearbox feel like?

    Alfa Giulietta
    I know this is a bit of a silly question but after reading the gearbox threads I'm starting to wonder what a good Alfa gearbox feels like as mine is a little notchy especially when cold. I have driven many different vehicles over the years with some shocking boxes and find this one to be no...
  7. Average speed cameras

    General Motoring Discussion
    Now that the average speed cameras on the A9 have gone live, can anyone help me understand how they work? (Not the fact that the time you between cameras - that much I worked out for myself). Take the A9, for instance - as far as I knew, they always worked in pairs - Cam 1 clocks you, Cam 2...
  8. 'average' maintenance costs

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all. For an already 'sorted'/well looked after gtv, what would you say were the 'average' annual maintenance costs. This would include the service, but exclude wear and tear parts such as pads and tyres. Saw a well written advert for a maserati 4200 Used 2003 Maserati 4200 V8 CAMBIO CORSA...
  9. Tyres - Four average or two quality?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, Basically I have three different brands of tyre on my 147 Q2 at the moment, all of them budget. It's making the handling very poor in regards to sharpness, grip and ride quality so I'm looking to upgrade them. I've set aside around £150 for it and I'm just wondering - is it better to...
  10. Average mileage

    General Alfa Discussion
    The general average is 12 thousand miles a year . Or was . I have gone from an extreme of 110 commercially and am now doing 10 thousand a year , social , domestic and lot's of pleasure :) The 147 is a 2002 with 95 thousand miles on the clock so it's average is 9000 a year . What is you're...
  11. Average Speed Cameras - A9 Scotland

    General Motoring Discussion
    BBC News - Average speed cameras for A9 from Dunblane to Inverness I see that the 139 miles of the A9 from Dunblane to Inverness will be covered by average speed cameras from next year - is this the future for motoring in the UK :( ''For your safety'' speeds around bends will be imposed at...
  12. Average age of a alfa owner!

    Poll Room
    Hi, So coming from the BMW site i used one good thing about it in my opinion was the big range of ages that were present in the club, it made the forum active with different opinions and was also good at the meets. I was wondering if Alfas manage to pull in the same age range so a quick poll...
  13. fuel

    Alfa MiTo
    Hey, just bought a 1.4 lusso 95 and iv topped it up twice in 3 weeks. The fuel gauge seems go rapidly drop. Is this normal for the car. Im averaging 35mpg and cannot get it higher. Anybody got help on this?
  14. Average age of an Alfa Owner?

    General Alfa Discussion
    I am wondering what the average age of an Alfa Owner is, I get the impression it is mid 40s... Any way of getting a poll up and running to find out?
  15. Average MPG for 159TI (Again)

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, This has no doubt been done 100 in 1 times but what is the average MPG for a 159TI 2ltr 170bhp Diesel? Doesn't matter how I drive it A/B roads, fast or take it easy it never goes above 40mpg which is pretty rubbish. I've read about gettint the DPF removed & a re-map but at £850 it's a...
  16. At what average temperature does it make sense to change to winter tyres?

    General Alfa Discussion
    After the last couple of really harsh winters, I'm considering it. I was under the impression that it was about 8 c?
  17. 156 Jts- whats your average consumptions

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi group I'm just curious what's your average consumption that shows in your info panel. Cos I wanna know if mine is normal. Mine show: 2003 jts - 12.1 L/100km
  18. Trip computer Average Speed ?

    Alfa Giulietta
    What's the reading on your ave speed when it's not been reset for a while ? Mine has settled at around 37 mph over the last few thousand miles.
  19. GTV V6 average price on PistonHeads

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Just looking at V6 prices on PH. Nine cars appear to have sold. Discounting the highest and the lowest of them (£8995 and £1900) and the average of the other seven comes to £3300. So it does appear that what I've often said that the good desirable cars are not worthless and unsellable is true...
  20. Average, no thank you...

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi all! I read a lot of stuff, search all Internet two times until I reached "the last page of internet" twice :) and listen a lot of people saying - Not so briliant stuff regardin Alfa, but on the end I was so boored of them and their sayings that I decided & ordered Red competizione Giulietta...