Alfa Romeo Giulia vs Alfa Romeo Stelvio which is best for you?

The Alfa Romeo Giulia and Alfa Romeo Stelvio are two of the best cars manufactured by the Italian automaker. Both the vehicles are well-known for their outstanding performance, powerful engine, top-class material, stylish design and the latest technologies. However, when it comes to choosing one of the two, you might get confused since both the Giulia and Stelvio share similar traits. In this article, we will discuss the similarities between the two vehicles to help you decide which one is the best for you. Once you have decided on your dream vehicle from these 2 options you can visit any Alfa Romeo Canada dealer to book a test drive. Don’t live near an Alfa Romeo dealership? Alfa Romeo of Windsor is one of the only Alfa Romeo Canada dealers able to ship Alfas across the country.

 

So let’s take a look…

Both Incorporate the Same Engine

 

If you look under the hood of both the cars, you’ll find that both Stelvio and Giulia carry similar powertrains. One is the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that generates 280 horsepower and the second is a 2.9-liter V6 unit which offers 505 horsepower and 443 lb.-ft of torque. Moreover, both Stelvio and Giulia come with the 8-speed automatic transmission system.

Dimensions and Size

 

Since the Alfa Romeo Stelvio is an SUV, it has a larger length and height compared to the Giulia. The Stelvio’s overall length measures 184.6in and the overall height is 66in. Whereas, the Giulia’s length and height measure 182.5in and 56.5in respectively. The larger size of the Stelvio also contributes to its sporty design and a bold persona.

Interior Comfort

  

The exterior dimensions of the Stelvio may be larger yet it lacks a bit of leg room compared to the Giulia. The Giulia’s front leg room measures 42.4in, whereas the Stelvio offers 36.6in of front leg room. However, the Stelvio has better front headroom of 40.2in compared to Giulia (38.6in).

Cargo Space

 

Owing to its large size, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio has a substantial cargo carrying capacity of 18.5 cubic feet, while the Giulia’s trunk capacity measures 12 cubic feet. Moreover, some drivers have mentioned that the Giulia’s trunk opening is quite narrow making it a little more difficult to store large items.

Performance Statistics

 

Although both the Stelvio and Giulia share a similar engine and transmission, their performance varies mainly because of the large size and weight of the Stelvio. The Giulia is capable of going from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.1 seconds with a top speed of 149 mph, whereas, the Stelvio hits the 60 mph mark in 5.4 seconds with a top speed of 144 mph.

Interior Amenities

 

Talking about the interior amenities, both the vehicles share similar features such as the leather seats, manual tilt/telescopic steering wheel, leather-wrapped steering wheel and remote keyless entry. However, the Giulia has 10-way power driver and passenger seats whereas the Stelvio offers 4-way power driver and passenger seats.

Entertainment Features

 

The Stelvio comes with the standard 8.8-inch widescreen display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. The entry-level Alfa Romeo Giulia on the other hand features a 6.5-inch display and does not offer Android Auto or Apple Car Play. Buyers can upgrade to the 8.8-inch display at an additional cost. Both the cars boast an 8-speaker surround system with Bluetooth and USB connection.

Fuel Economy

 

Although both the vehicles carry the same engine, the Giulia has a better EPA fuel economy rating compared to the Stelvio. The Giulia has an estimated combined fuel economy of 27 MPG whereas the Stelvio offers 24 MPG of fuel economy.

Pricing

Alfa Romeo Canada dealers have the Alfa RomeoStelvio Canada price starting from $51,845 whereas the Alfa Romeo Giulia Canada Price base model carries a price tag of $47,845. Looking for an Alfa Rome for sale in Canada? Contact Alfa Romeo of Windsor, we can ship your Stelvio or Guilia anywhere across the country.

Conclusion

The fact that both the Alfa Romeo Stelvio and Alfa Romeo Giulia are manufactured at the same assembly plant Piedimonte San Germano suggests that they share various similar features. Nevertheless, concluding the above comparative analysis, we suggest that the Alfa Romeo Stelvio is best suited for those who prefer luxury amenities, practicality and love driving large and muscular SUVs. Whereas, the Alfa Romeo Giulia is ideal for you if you are a speed enthusiast and are particular about the fuel consumption. The Stelvio is also recommended for a big family due to its adequate interior and cargo space while the Giulia can be the right choice for a couple or single men and women.

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