Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s Alfa Romeo unit has given its Giulia sedan and Stelvio crossover interior makeovers.
The 2020 models feature revamped infotainment systems, which critics had panned in the outgoing vehicles. Among the changes are touchscreen capability, faster processors and improved graphics.
The size of the dashboard displays is unchanged at 8.8 inches. The 7-inch digital instrument cluster also gets a new look and better graphics.
Other enhancements include a revised steering wheel, leather-wrapped shift knob, larger cupholders, additional storage, wireless phone charging and higher quality materials throughout. The look and feel of the rotary control dial also is more posh, with a machined-knurled aluminum unit.
The exterior designs of the two vehicles are mostly carried over. Both models are powered by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder that makes 280 hp and 306 lb-ft of torque. The high-output Quadrifoglio variants are fitted with a 505-hp twin-turbo V-6.
The 2020 models are about $800 more expensive than their predecessors, with the Giulia starting at $39,300 and the Stelvio going for $41,300. The Quadrifoglio models get $200 bumps to $74,400 for the sedan and $80,400 for the crossover.
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