Are you tired of the mundane and boring every time you take a drive? We live in a world of black, gray, and tan SUVs that all look the same. Even luxury models bear strong resemblances to mainstream SUVs. Thankfully, the 2023 Alfa Romeo Stelvio offers something different in the luxury SUV class. Grab one in a flashy color and let these six reasons make this the SUV you love to drive.
1. Even the base engine of the 2023 Alfa Romeo Stelvio is admirable
With this impressive SUV, you don’t have to step up to the top level for some fun. Alfa Romeo offers a strong base engine with enough power to give this SUV a sprint time of 5.5 seconds when heading to 60 mph. With this quick acceleration, there’s no way you’ll ever get bored driving this impressive luxury SUV.
2. Alfa Romeo adds a middle ground to fill the gap
If the base model of the 2023 Alfa Romeo Stelvio isn’t enough for you, but the top-level Quadrifoglio is too much, there’s now a middle ground. The new Estrema model is the middle version. It brings the benefits of the:
- Active suspension system
- Limited-slip differential
- Sporty appearance package
- Carbon-fiber trim
Without the expense of the more powerful engine.
3. The cabin of this luxury SUV is done right
Some luxury SUVs focus so much on power and performance that the cabin area is dull and underwhelming. The Stelvio isn’t one of those models. This SUV offers a Premium Interior and Sound Package for the Ti and Veloce trims to give you:
- A leather dashboard and upper doors
- Harman Kardon audio system
4. The Quadrifoglio power is insane
Step up to incredible luxury SUV power and performance with the 2023 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio. This SUV delivers 505 horsepower from an awesome turbocharged V6 engine that brings some Ferrari inspiration to this powerful SUV. This trim level also has the performance features to go with the incredible powertrain. Some of these performance items include:
- Brembo brakes
- A dual-mode quad-exhaust system
- Torque-vectoring AWD
- An active suspension
- A Race drive mode
5. You’ll have a comprehensive driver-assist package in this luxury SUV
The Active Assist Plus Package is an optional feature for all but the base Sprint version of this Alfa Romeo SUV. This package adds more alerts and warnings to the mix with:
- Blind-spot monitoring
- Lane-keep assist
- Traffic sign recognition
- Driver attention alert
- Highway Assist System
- Adaptive cruise control
- Traffic Jam Assist
6. The 2023 Alfa Romeo Stelvio is a stunning luxury SUV
Most of your neighbors are driving BMW and Mercedes-Benz SUVs, it’s time you show up with a vehicle that stands out from the crowd. The amazing Italian styling of this Alfa delivers the style that will turn heads around town. Forget keeping up with the Jones’s and become the trendsetter in your neighborhood with the Stelvio.
Here are answers to some of the most asked questions about this luxury SUV.
Does the Stelvio have a Ferrari engine?
No, the Stelvio doesn’t have a Ferrari engine, but the engine in the Quadrifoglio features much of the same engineering as some V8 Ferrari engines. Why did this happen? This engine was developed by Gianluca Pivetti, former head of gasoline engines for Ferrari.
How many miles should the 2023 Alfa Romeo Stelvio last?
This Alfa Romeo SUV is still relatively new in the market, and we haven’t seen the limit to how many miles it should drive. With proper care and maintenance, the Stelvio should drive for more than 200,000 miles. This translates to many years of luxury SUV driving pleasure.
Does the Stelvio require premium gas?
The engine of the 2023 Alfa Romeo Stelvio is engineered to deliver high-performance results, which require higher octane gasoline. All models of this luxury SUV should drive on 91-octane gasoline. The benefits of using premium gasoline include:
- Better engine health
- No engine knock
- Better gas mileage
- Optimized performance
If you’re still unsure about the Stelvio, enjoy the video below, where you’ll learn more about this luxury SUV.