Last year when Alfa Romeo announced the Tonale crossover, he sent a jolt through the automotive world. Thousands of voices on auto websites and social media, all screaming in perfect unison, “Yeah, that sure is another crossover, huh.” After that years of teasingit was finally here – one of the cars of all time.
But then the questions came. â€œAre they doing a performance version?â€ â€œWill it be reliable?â€ â€œAre we sure it isnâ€™t pronounced like â€کtoenailâ€?â€ Despite all the debate, one question was in the foreground: â€œHow much will it cost?â€
Now, after months on the edge of our seats, we have the answer: $44,995, or a little less than one Lexus RX or BMW X3a bit more than an Infiniti QX50. That’s right – in the world of compact luxury crossovers, the price of the Tonale is mid-range. It’s okay! It’s a competitor in this crowded market. If you buy one, nobody will accuse you of not having bought a motor vehicle.
And in today’s automotive market, no one can reasonably blame you for overspending. The average new car transaction price in the US is nearly $49,000, meaning the Tonale’s technically sub-$45,000 prices are objectively cheap. The higher-end Veloce trim touted as the Tonale’s performance offering just beats that average new-car price at $49,695 — not bad for the best possible trim.
Pricing is from the Alfa website has recently started taking pre-orders for the crossover. The Tonale was originally slated to hit retailers in Q1 2023, meaning pre-orderers might not have to wait long to get their hands on a shiny new Tonale. Only if you’re in the market, maybe Don’t bother with the NFT business.