Tonale EPA tests done, official mpg figures and electric range released

The Alfa Romeo Tonale, which is on its way to dealerships now, has completed EPA gas mileage testing for an estimated all-electric range of 33 miles, and a 77 MPGe rating. With a full battery charge and gasoline in the tank, the Tonale can run 360 miles; combined city/highway fuel economy as a hybrid is 29 mpg. It is billed as the most efficient plug-in hybrid C-sized SUV in its class.

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The PHEV system uses a 180-hp 1.3 liter turbocharged gasoline engine to power the front wheels and a belt-starter-generator system mounted to the engine. A 15.5 kWh battery drives a 90 kW electric motor on the rear axle; it provides 184 lb-ft at 0 rpm. Combined, the two powerplants provide 285 hp and 347 lb-ft of torque.

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Pricing starts at $44,590, including destination, for the Sprint. The Ti adds $2,000 to that, and the Veloce costs $2,500 more than the Ti.

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The Alfa Romeo Tonale was based on the Jeep Compass platform, substantially modified to meet the brand’s handling and acceleration goals. A Dodge version with a different powertrain, the Dodge Hornet, is already on sale in the United States.

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