Alfa Romeo Mito is revised for 2016 with a new look, more technology and a completely revised range of trim levels
Styling changes include new sports grilles, new alloy wheel designs, enhanced detailing, new upholsteries and improved technologies
Updated 1.3-litre JTDM-2 turbo diesel joins the range with increased output of 95hp and lower emissions of just 89g/km
New range consists of Mito, Super and Super Sport trim levels with pricings starting at just €18,295 RRP
The new Alfa Romeo Mito has gone on sale in Ireland priced from €18,295 RRP. Revised for 2016 with a new look to emulate the style and attitude of the all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia, with more technology, a revised range and the introduction of the updated 1.3-litre JTDM-2 turbo diesel with increased 95hp output and reduced CO2 emissions (just 89g/km), the new Alfa Romeo Mito is more enticing and competitive than ever before.
To give the Mito the new Alfa Romeo family feel the styling has been revised with new sports grilles, dark-finish headlamp bezels, revised rear bumper designs and new alloy wheels, as well as new Alfa White paint option. Inside, all models get new upgraded seat upholsteries, Uconnect Live services and a new finish on the centre console, dashboard and door trims. Naturally, the new Alfa Romeo logo features inside and out, while the Mito badge adopts the same script as that of the new Giulia.
The entry-point trim level known simply as Alfa Romeo Mito comes with generous standard equipment including new 16-inch alloy wheels, satin chrome-effect exterior detailing (door handles, grille surrounds, headlamp and tail lamp surrounds), air conditioning, Alfa DNA driving mode selector, a rear spoiler and a Uconnect 5-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity.
Engine choices include the 78hp 1.4-litre petrol (€18,295 RRP), 875cc Turbo Petrol TwinAir 105hp (€19,795 RRP) and the 1.3 JTDM-2 95hp (€20,545 RRP)) and key options include the Visibility Pack (auto headlamps and wipers, and electro-chromic rear-view mirror - €250); Comfort Pack (front centre armrest, rear parking sensors and front seat lumbar adjustment - €500); dual-zone climate control (€600); electric sunroof (€1,100); satellite navigation (€900) and an eight-speaker BOSE audio system (€600).
The mid trim is the new Alfa Romeo Mito Super which builds on the standard Mito's specification by adding cruise control: 17-inch 'Turbine' alloy wheels; Alfa code immobiliser and alarm; front fog lamps; special upholstery with Eco-Leather side bolstering; aluminium sports pedals, footrest and kickplates; chrome effect window sills; space-saver spare wheel and the Comfort Pack as standard. Options available on the Super, in addition to those available on the Mito, include sports leather upholstery (€1,250) and an 18-inch alloy wheel upgrade (€600). The engines offered in Super specification include the 875cc Turbo Petrol TwinAir 105hp (€21,095 RRP) and the 1.3 JTDM-2 95hp (€21,845 RRP) and the 1.4 MultiAir 140hp petrol with ALFA TCT transmission and steering wheel-mounted gearshift paddles (€23,725 RRP).
The new Alfa Romeo Mito Super Sport, available for just €171 more than the Super trim, offers enhanced specification and even sportier looks available with the 875cc TwinAir 105hp turbo petrol (€21,266 RRP); the 1.3 JTDM-2 95hp diesel engine (€22,016 RRP) or the 1.4 MultiAir 140hp petrol with ALFA TCT transmission (€23,896 RRP). In addition to the equipment on the Super, the Super Sport adds sports leather upholstery (available in three colour options) with heated front seats; dual-zone air conditioning; 60/40 split folding rear seats; rear privacy glass and red brake callipers.
Available options include an 18-inch alloy wheel upgrade (€600); Visibility Pack (auto headlamps and wipers, electro-chromic rear-view mirror - €250); electric sunroof (€1,100); satellite navigation (€900) and an eight-speaker BOSE audio system (€600).
The new Alfa Romeo Mito is available to order now from Alfa Romeo showrooms, priced from €18,295. For images and more details about the new Alfa Romeo Mito, and the rest of the Alfa Romeo range, visit www.alfaromeopress.ie or the public site www.alfaromeo.ie.