ALFA ROMEO MiTo 0.9 TB TwinAir Distinctive 85hp

  • Used model
  • Petrol, Supermini
  • 875cc (0.9 litre), Manual, 3 door
98 g/km
69 mpg
NGC Rating
The NGC Rating expresses a vehicle’s environmental impact as a score ranging from 0 for the greenest cars to 100+ for the most polluting.

ALFA ROMEO MiTo review

NGC verdict 23.07.2012

Sub 100 g/km cars are rare in the premium car class and Alfa Romeo has achieved it by fitting Fiat Group's award winning 875cc twin-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine into its stylish MiTo. It gives a great looking car excellent potential economy but drivers will need skill and patience to achieve it. Small turbo engines can be winners if you have a light foot and short-shift by changing up gears early.

The MiTo is still unique in class for having driver selectable engine modes (DNA system). Low benefit in kind tax for company car users can't be matched by Audi's A1, equivalent Minis, Citroen DS3s or Volkswagen Polos – which only have five-speed gearboxes compares to the Alfa's six. Alfa Romeo MiTos bought before 30 September 2012 benefit from a five year warranty rather than the present three-year one.

Review by Russell Bray

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Whole life cost index
The NGC Whole Life Cost Index expresses a vehicle's total cost of ownership for a private (non-business) driver based on 3 years with 10,000 miles average annual mileage.


Official MPG is combined figure from NEDC test cycle; Real MPG is estimated based on real world driving conditions; Fuel cost is an indicative figure based on Real MPG and petrol price of 106.7p/litre.
Official MPG
69 mpg
4.1 litres / 100km
Real MPG
53 mpg
5.4 litres / 100km
Fuel cost
9.2 p/mile
Fuel price
107 p/litre


Official CO2 emissions from the NEDC test cycle. Euro standard, NOx and PM (particulates) are official air quality measures. Env Ratings are part of the NGC Rating. GHG = Green house gas rating – measures the impact of lifecycle CO2, AQ = air quality and measures the lifecycle impact of air quality emissions including NOx and particulates.
Official CO2
98 g/km
Tailpipe only
Euro std
5 euro
NOx:27 PM:0
Env Ratings
0 = least polluting

ALFA ROMEO MiTo 0.9 TB TwinAir Distinctive 85hp key information

  • Practicality
    3 door, 5 seats
  • Engine Size
    875cc (0.9 litre)
  • Transmission
  • Engine Power
    85 HP / 86 PS
  • Acceleration 0-60
    12.5 seconds
  • Top Speed
    108 mph / 174 kph
  • NCAP Safety Rating
  • Congestion charge

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