Alfa Romeo Giulia 2016 Owner's Manual
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This Owner Handbook illustrates the operating instructions of the car.
Alfa Romeo provides a dedicated section available in electronic format f\
enthusiasts who want insights, curiosities and detailed information abou\
t the features and functions of the car.
ONLINE OWNER HANDBOOK
The symbol appears in the Owner Handbook next to topics for which updates ar\
Go to elum.alfaromeo.com.
and log onto your reserved area.
The eLUM website is free and conveniently allows you to browse the on-board docu\
ments of all other models of the Group, among many other things.
Have a nice read and happy motoring!
ALFA ROMEO GENUINE SPARE PARTS AND ACCESSORIES
PERFECT FOR YOUR VEHICLE, RIGHT DOWN TO THE SMALLEST DETAIL
a Romeo Genuine Spare Parts and Accessories follow the rigid component engineering and manufacturing speciﬁ cations
used in the assembly line to meet the technical speciﬁ cations of your new Alfa Romeo and to enhance its style and performance. They undergo strict approval tests and quality controls to ensure they comply with safety and environmental standards.
All of the components on your new Alfa Romeo, from the smallest bulb to the most complex mechanical, electrical and electronic systems, are designed to work in harmony and guarantee you a comfortable and safe drive, in full respect for the environment. T he
Genuine Accessories fully enhance the style of your new vehicle.
Entrust the experience and quality of Alfa Romeo Dealerships to ﬁ nd the full range of Alfa Romeo Genuine Spare Parts and
Find your nearest Dealership on www.alfaromeo.com
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We would like to congratulate and thank you for choosing an Alfa Romeo.
We have written this handbook to help you get to know all the features of your vehicle and use it in the best possible way. This vehicle
is intended for daily use as well as for specific uses. Please take your time to familiarise with all the dynamic features of your car.
Here you will find information, advice and important warnings regarding use of your vehicle and how to achieve the best performance
from the technical features of your Alfa Romeo.
You are advised to read it right through before taking to the road for the first time, to become familiar with the controls and above all
with those concerning brakes, steering and gearbox; at the same time, you can understand the vehicle behaviour on different road
This document also provides a description of special features and tips, as well as essential information for the safe driving, care and
maintenance of your Alfa Romeo over time.
After reading it, you are advised to keep the handbook inside the vehicle, for an easy reference and for making sure it remains on
board the vehicle should it be sold.
In the attached Warranty Booklet you will also find the description of the Services that Alfa Romeo offers to its customers, the
Warranty Certificate and the detail of the terms and conditions for maintaining its validity.
We are sure that these will help you to get in touch with and appreciate your new car and the service provided by the people at Alfa
Enjoy reading. Happy motoring!
This Owner Handbook describes all vehicle versions. Optional contents, equipment meant for specific Markets or particular
versions are not identified as such in the text: you need to consider only the information related to the version you own. Any
content introduced throughout the production of the model, outside the specific request of options at the time of purchase, will
be identified with the wording(where provided).
All data contained in this publication are intended to help you use your vehicle in the best possible way. Alfa Romeo S.p.A. aims
at a constant improvement of the vehicles produced. For this reason it reserves the right to make changes to the model
described for technical and/or commercial reasons.
For further information, contact an Alfa Romeo Dealership.
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READ THIS CAREFULLY
REFUELLINGDo not use petrol containing methanol or ethanol E85. Using these mixtures may cause misfiring and driving issues, as well as damage vital
components of the supply system.
For further details on the use of the correct fuel see the "Refuelling the vehicle" paragraph in the "Starting and driving" chapter.
STARTING THE ENGINE
Versions with mechanical gearbox
Make sure the electric parking brake is engaged, press the clutch pedal and then press the ignition button briefly.
Versions with automatic transmission
Make sure that the electric parking brake is engaged and that the transmission is in P (Park) or N (Neutral), press the brake pedal and then press the
ignition device button.
PARKING ON FLAMMABLE MATERIAL
The catalytic converter develops high temperatures during operation. Do not park the car on grass, dry leaves, pine needles or other flammable
material: fire hazard.
RESPECTING THE ENVIRONMENT
The vehicle is fitted with a system that carries out a continuous diagnosis of the emission-related components in order to help protect the
If, after buying the vehicle, you decide to add electrical accessories (with the risk of gradually draining the battery), contact an Alfa Romeo
Dealership. They can calculate the overall electrical requirement and check that the vehicle's electric system can support the required load.
Correct maintenance of the car is essential for ensuring that it maintains its performance and its safety features, its environmental friendliness and
low running costs for a long time to come.
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USE OF THE OWNER HANDBOOK
Each time direction instructions (left/right or forwards/backwards) about the vehicle are given, these must be understood as
regarding an occupant in the driver's seat. Special cases not complying with this rule will be specified as appropriate in the text.
The figures in the Owner Handbook are provided by way of example only: this might imply that some details of the image do not
correspond to the actual arrangement of your vehicle. In addition, the Handbook has been conceived considering vehicles with
steering wheel on the left side; it is therefore possible that on vehicles with steering wheel on the right side, the position or
construction of some controls is not exactly mirror-like with respect to the figure.
To identify the chapter with the information needed you can consult the index at the end of this Owner Handbook.
Chapters can be rapidly identified with dedicated graphic tabs, at the side of each odd page. A few pages further there is a key for
getting to know the chapter order and the relevant symbols in the tabs. There is in any case a textual indication of the current chapter
at the side of each even page.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
While reading this Owner Handbook you will find a series ofWARNINGSto prevent procedures that could damage your vehicle.
There are alsoPRECAUTIONSthat must be carefully followed to prevent incorrect use of the components of the vehicle, which could
cause accidents or injuries.
Therefore allWARNINGSandPRECAUTIONSmust always be carefully followed.
WARNINGSandPRECAUTIONSare recalled in the text with the following symbols:
NOTE These symbols, when necessary, are indicated besides the title or at the end of the line and are followed by a number. That
number recalls the corresponding warning at the end of the relevant section.
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Some car components have coloured labels whose symbols indicate precautions to be observed when using this component. See
below for a brief description of each symbol summarising the contents herein. Always take great care to all warnings herein.
READ THE OWNER
HANDBOOKDO NOT TOUCH WITH
HANDSIT CAN START
WITH ENGINE OFF
PROTECT YOUR EYESDO NOT OPEN THE CAP
WHEN THE ENGINE IS
HOTDO NOT OPEN: HIGH
KEEP CHILDREN AT A
DISTANCEBURSTINGMOVING PARTS KEEP PARTS
OF YOUR BODY AND
DO NOT APPROACH
FLAMESCORROSIVE LIQUIDHIGH VOLTAGE
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VEHICLE CHANGES / ALTERATIONS
IMPORTANT Any change or alteration of the vehicle might seriously affect its safety and road holding, thus causing accidents, in
which the occupants could even be fatally injured.
IMPORTANT The use of these devices inside the passenger compartment (without an external aerial) may cause the electrical
systems to malfunction. This could compromise the safety of the vehicle in addition to constituting a potential hazard for
IMPORTANT If mobile phones/laptops/smartphones/tablets are inside the vehicle and/or close to the electronic key, reduced
performance of the Keyless Start system may occur.
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KNOWING YOUR CAR
KNOWING THE INSTRUMENT PANEL
STARTING AND DRIVING
IN AN EMERGENCY
SERVICING AND CARE
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