The Alfa Romeo Tonale Plug-in Hybrid Q4 has been awarded the prestigious title of 2024 Green SUV of the Year by the Green Car Journal, a leading authority on green vehicles and environmental issues. The award recognizes Tonale’s outstanding achievements in combining efficiency, performance, and design in a premium compact SUV segment.
The Tonale Plug-in Hybrid Q4: A New Chapter for Alfa Romeo
The Alfa Romeo Tonale Plug-in Hybrid Q4 is the first plug-in hybrid model from Alfa Romeo, and it marks a new chapter in the brand’s transformation. The Tonale is based on the concept car that debuted at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, and it features a distinctive design that blends the Alfa Romeo DNA with modern and futuristic elements.
The Tonale Plug-in Hybrid Q4 has a total output of 280 hp from its powertrain, which consists of a 1.3-liter turbocharged gasoline engine and two electric motors, one on each axle. The Tonale can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in just 6.2 seconds and has a top speed of 130 mph. The Tonale also has a Q4 all-wheel drive system that ensures optimal traction and stability in all road conditions.
The Tonale Plug-in Hybrid Q4 has a 15.5 kWh battery that allows it to travel up to 43 miles in pure electric mode and up to 372 miles in total range. The battery can be recharged in about two hours using a 7.4 kW wallbox or in less than 30 minutes using a 50 kW fast charger. The Tonale Plug-in Hybrid Q4 has a combined fuel consumption of 117 mpg and CO2 emissions of only 26 g/km, making it one of the most efficient plug-in hybrid SUVs on the market.
The Tonale Plug-in Hybrid Q4 also offers a high level of driving pleasure and customization, thanks to its Alfa DNA selector that allows the driver to choose between four driving modes: Dynamic, Natural, Advanced Efficiency, and E-Motion. The Dynamic mode enhances the performance and responsiveness of the Tonale, while the Natural mode provides a balanced and comfortable ride. The Advanced Efficiency mode optimizes the energy efficiency and reduces the emissions of the Tonale, while the E-Motion mode enables a fully electric and silent driving experience.