Its avaliable on the Punto evo....so if people really want the 105 and are prepared to wait for it in a mito i guess that car would give you a good impression on what the engines like in the meantime:thumbs:The 105 isn't coming to the UK in the near future according to Alfa
It should still manage 50mpg - about 1 mile less than the 135 (on the punto evo range).How come the Multiair 105 isn't as fuel efficient as the 135?
Does Multiair only work at it's best with a turbo?
I can now understand why Alfa maybe won't add the 105 to the UK range. What's the point? Less mpg, less power and speed and more Co2!
But then why isn't the 120 more fuel effecient than the 95? or the 155 more effecient than the 120?the 105 probably isn't as fuel effecient as the 135 (especially in everyday driving, not max-eco driving), because it has to work harder than the 135 for the same acceleration.
i was also taking into account the technology that will make the multiair engines waste less fuelBut then why isn't the 120 more fuel effecient than the 95? or the 155 more effecient than the 120?
Maybe its got something to do with the mpg test conditions being more favourable to the characteristics of the 135. Forgetting the 135 though, taken on its own merits the 105 multiair is still pretty good as an engine and probably the best non turbo 1.4 around compared to its rivals (though I aint looked so could be wrong) and should offer a good discount over the 135. It'l make the mito a better prospect for people looking to buy lower down the range. Question is: how much more expensive will it make the mito over what prices already are.
My 98 plate Astra had a hamster wheel under the bonnet, no horsepower in sight. My 95 may not reach 60 2 seconds as fast as the 120 but I reckon its quick :cheese:"I'm used to 65 horses from my Punto so a 95 will seem like a turbo to me!"
:cheese: Yep, my old Punto had just 55 - so my 95 16v seems like Thrust SS2...