Alfa Romeo Alfasud Sprint / Sprint Reviews from Sweden

1987 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Sprint / Sprint Veloce 1.5 boxer

Year of manufacture1987
First year of ownership2000
Most recent year of ownership2001
Engine and transmission 1.5 boxer Manual
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 5 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 5 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 3 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
5.4 / 10
Distance when acquired80000 kilometres
Most recent distance90000 kilometres

Summary:

A small red Italian sports car!

Faults:

I've had quite a lot of trouble with the electrical systems. For example when I turn on the fan for the climate control, the interval on the wiper won't work.

The starter engine doesn't "grab" the flywheel, but I just went to the scrap-heap and bought a new one!

General Comments:

The car is so lovely on the road!

And it is fast with its small engine!

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 13th February, 2001

1985 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Sprint / Sprint Veloce Quadrofoglio Verde 1.5 petrol

Year of manufacture1985
First year of ownership1995
Most recent year of ownership2000
Engine and transmission 1.5 petrol Manual
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 3 / 10
Comfort marks 5 / 10
Dealer Service marks 7 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 3 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
5.2 / 10
Distance when acquired100000 kilometres
Most recent distance120000 kilometres
Previous carSAAB 900

Summary:

Fun but faulty

Faults:

A lot of rust, went warm under 50km/h, some small things and a faulty transmission (two times!)...

General Comments:

A very beautiful car and a lot of fun to drive (when it works...) Goes fast with that little engine. A GTi-killer! But the build qualty...

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 8th September, 2000

14th Mar 2004, 21:48

Go along with this review - terrific fun to drive, great looking, fantastic character, but can be expensive when things go wrong - as seems to happen more often than with your average Japanese boredom box.

I've got an '85 Sprint QV, very good condition, with still only 150,000 km on the clock...

Average review marks: 5.3 / 10, based on 2 reviews