Alfa Romeo is making waves in the automotive industry with its latest offering, the 2024 Alfa Romeo Tonale. Boasting an impressive electric range, exceptional fuel efficiency, and powerful performance, the Tonale sets a new standard in the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) C-UV segment. With its advanced powertrain system and cutting-edge technology, the Tonale promises to deliver an electrifying driving experience while staying true to the brand’s legacy.
“The Alfa Romeo Tonale represents the beginning of our transformation to greater electrification while staying true to the performance characteristics our customers expect from the brand, including a best-in-class 285 horsepower,” said Larry Dominique, SVP, Head of Alfa Romeo North America.
Alfa Romeo has seamlessly integrated performance and efficiency in the Tonale’s powertrain system. Under the hood, the vehicle features a turbocharged 1.3-liter MultiAir inline-four-cylinder engine, generating 180 horsepower, which provides torque to the front wheels. A high-voltage Belt Starter Generator mounted to the engine enhances efficiency and drive quality, delivers a smoother drive cycle transition, and enables seamless stop-start capability.
Additionally, the Tonale incorporates a 15.5-kWh lithium-ion battery, powering a 90-kW electric motor on the rear axle. With an impressive torque output of 184 lb.-ft. (250 Nm) from 0 rpm, the electric motor contributes to the vehicle’s overall performance. The combination of the gasoline engine and electric motor results in a remarkable total output of 285 horsepower and 347 lb.-ft. (470 Nm) of torque, establishing the Tonale as a class leader in power and performance.
The Alfa Romeo Tonale’s full battery charge grants a remarkable total range of 360 miles, combining both electric and fuel-powered capabilities. Furthermore, the vehicle achieves a commendable combined fuel economy rating of 29 MPG, ensuring efficient journeys regardless of the driving mode.
The Alfa Romeo Tonale is shipping to dealerships, enabling customers to experience dynamic performance and efficiency firsthand. The Tonale is available in three trims: Veloce priced at $47,495, Ti priced at $44,995, and Sprint priced at $42,995 (excluding a $1,595 destination charge). With a range of options, customers can choose the Tonale that best suits their preferences and requirements.