2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV 2.0T : What We Know So Far

2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV 2.0T  – The 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale has arrived. In 2019, the Tonale concept was first presented. In 2019, the Tonale concept was presented for the first time. The release of the Tonale was delayed by further development of its gas-electric drivetrain and a shortage of chips for 2021. Alfa Romeo finally unveiled the production version its second SUV. It’s located just below the Stelvio, and it is the first Alfa Romeo with a plug-in hybrid motor.

2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV 2.0T Concept
2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV 2.0T Concept

2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV 2.0T Review

Engine

Two powertrain options will be available for the 2023 Tonale. The engine powering the front wheels of the new plug-in hybrid system is a turbocharged 1.3-liter inline 4-cylinder engine with 180 horsepower. The rear is powered by a 121-horsepower electrical motor. The electric motor is powered by a 15.5-kWh lithium battery. Tonale PHEV is equipped with a six-speed manual transmission. Alfa Romeo promises more than 30 miles of electric driving range. Tonale PHEV offers three driving modes. Natural is for everyday driving, while Advanced Efficiency can be used to travel pure electric. Dynamic allows maximum engine-and-emotor performance. Customers in Tonale have the option of a turbocharged, 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine that is mated with a nine-speed auto transmission. It produces 256 horsepower and 295 pounds of torque. Tonale, a non-hybrid, will be equipped with an all-wheel drive.

Driving Dynamics

Alfa Romeo claims the Tonale will offer the same driving dynamics and performance as its other models. The Tonale has a 13.6 to1 steering ratio, independent suspension front-rear, and optional adaptive dampers. These dampers can be set to Sport or Comfort.

Exterior

Tonale’s design is faithful to the concept. The Alfa Romeo grille is framed by U-shaped LED headlights. The rear features a sleek, full-width taillight that echoes the front’s three-piece lighting theme. The Tonale is 178.3 inches in length, which makes it slightly longer than a BMW X1 while still being six inches shorter than an X3.

Interior

The interior features include a 10.3-inch touchscreen with Stellantis Uconnect 5, infotainment, and a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster. Uconnect 5 will include Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant, wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, and wireless phone charging. Owners can remotely lock, unlock, or start their doors using the Alfa Connect app. Tonale owners can receive updates via the internet.

2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV 2.0T Interior
2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV 2.0T Interior

Alfa Romeo claims that the Tonale will become the first vehicle to be issued an NFT digital certificate. It will track vehicle data and serve as a certificate that the Tonale was properly maintained and serviced. This will increase the car’s value and allow future owners to know what they are getting into. Alfa Romeo acknowledged that the NFT does not keep records if you maintain your vehicle yourself. The Tonale is equipped with adaptive cruise control, an emergency brake, and lane-keeping assist. Traffic Jam Assist allows you to adjust and direct your vehicle’s speed on the highway.

2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV 2.0T Specs
2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV 2.0T Specs

2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV 2.0T Release Date & Price

There will be three trim levels for the Tonale: Veloce Ti Sprint, Ti, and Ti. Three trim levels of the Tonale will be offered: Veloce Ti, Sprint, and Ti. It will go on sale in 2023’s first quarter. It will cost around $38,000. The Tonale is an electric Alfa Romeo. In 2024, the Italian automaker will unveil a car powered by a hybrid and full-electric powertrain. A dedicated EV will become available in 2025.