Alfa Romeo Giulia Wins 2018 Best New Luxury Compact Car Award From Good Housekeeping
February 14, 2018 by Alfa Romeo
•Good Housekeeping screened over 100 new vehicles, narrowing it down to the top 25 for further testing before choosing the top 12 new vehicles
•New vehicles were rated on their design, handling, technology, comfort, value and safety
•Alfa Romeo Giulia has won 97 awards globally since launch
February 13, 2018 , Auburn Hills, Mich. -
The editors of Good Housekeeping, in partnership with Car and Driver, today named the Alfa Romeo Giulia – including the record-breaking Giulia Quadrifoglio – as a 2018 Best New Car award winner in the luxury compact category.
'Over the past year, the experts at the Good Housekeeping Institute, in partnership with Car and Driver, screened hundreds of new vehicles and narrowed the field down to the top makes and models in 12 categories,' said Laurie Jennings, Deputy Editor & Director of Good Housekeeping. 'We logged over 3,000 miles on test tracks and open roads. Our experts assessed things drivers care about most, including value, safety, reliability, smoothness, handling, interior design, comfort and onboard technology.'
Alfa Romeo Giulia models feature an all-aluminum, 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with an eight-speed automatic transmission that delivers a class-leading, standard 280 horsepower and 306 lb.-ft. of torque, allowing it to launch from 0-60 mph in 5.1 seconds and achieve a top speed of 149 mph.
As the lineup's 'halo' model, the Giulia Quadrifoglio highlights Alfa Romeo's performance and motorsport expertise with its all-aluminum 2.9-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 engine featuring best-in-class 505 horsepower, 0-60 miles per hour in 3.8 seconds and a record-setting 7:32 lap time around the legendary Nürburgring – the fastest time ever achieved by a four-door production sedan.
All Giulia models offer: •Near-perfect 50/50 weight distribution thanks to Giulia's rear-wheel-drive Giorgio architecture and class-exclusive standard carbon fiber driveshaft
•An extensive list of standard features, including leather seating, bi-xenon headlamps with LED daytime running lights, back-up camera with park sensors, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
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•Unique Italian styling and craftsmanship for the premium mid-size sedan segment
For more information on Good Housekeeping's 2018 Best New Car Awards, visit www.Goodhousekeeping.com/carawards.
•Over 55 years of heritage with Giulia's lightweight, performance sedan tradition and over 105 years of brand history, carving its legend on road courses around the globe