The 2011 Alfa Romeo 159 SW Wagon includes a spacious and consciously designed storage compartment with a minimum storage space of 445 liters, nearly tripling to a staggering 1245 liters when the rear seats are folded down, and the wagon's fully-customizable interior can be specified down to the smallest details. Simply choose from the wide selection of high-end materials, fabrics, and colors to create the ultimate driving space.
Technology features are abundant for this wagon and include the brand's Blue&Me system, which provides both Bluetooth phone connection and the ability to listen to music in a digital format. It will completely change your driving experience. The RadioNAV system has a 6.5 inch hi-def display screen, a map of Europe on a single SD card, TMC Premium function, compatibility with Blue&Me, the capability for CD playback during navigation, and a radio with dual tuner and steering wheel radio controls.
As far as safety is concerned, a sophisticated Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), while stability control system (VDC) and anti-slip regulation traction control system (ASR) provide a non-slip grip on the road. Hydraulic Brake Assist (HBA) is also included on the wagon for emergency braking situations, while Hill Holder mechanism to ensure the same ease when starting in a vertical position. The ESP-controlled Electronic Q2 system, acts on the cars breaking system in a way that is similar to a limited slip differential. What this means is that the car instinctively applies the inner wheel brakes when going around corners which increases the traction of the outer wheels. The over-all effect, combined with the vehicle's unparalleled suspension, is one of unparalleled sport tuning.
Cruise Control and seven standard airbags complete the driver's comfort, while a new high-resistance dual-phase steel body and non-deformable floor bed, in addition to the solid engine mount structure, help maximize safety even in high-speed collisions.