A revised Alfa Romeo Mito has gone on sale in Ireland priced from €18,295.

Updates include some styling changes to bring it in line with the new Giulia, more technology and the introduction of the updated 1.3-litre JTDM-2 turbo diesel with increased 95hp output and reduced CO2 emissions (89g/km).

Styling revisions include new sports grilles, dark-finish headlamp bezels, revised rear bumper designs and new alloy wheels, as well as a new Alfa White paint option.

Inside, all models get upgraded seat upholstery, Uconnect Live services and a new finish on the centre console, dashboard and door trims.

The entry Mito comes with new 16-inch alloy wheels, satin chrome-effect exterior detailing (door handles, grille surrounds, headlamp and tail lamp surrounds), air conditioning, Alfa DNA driving mode selector, a rear spoiler and a Uconnect 5-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity.

Engine choices include the 78hp 1.4-litre petrol ( from €18,295), 875cc Turbo Petrol TwinAir 105hp (from €19,795) and the 1.3 JTDM-2 95hp ( from €20,545).

‘Super’ trim is available from €21,095 and adds cruise control, 17-inch ‘Turbine’ alloy wheels, Alfa code immobiliser and alarm, front fog lamps, special upholstery with Eco-Leather side bolstering, aluminium sports pedals, footrest and kickplates, chrome effect window sills, space-saver spare wheel and a Comfort Pack.

‘Super Sport’ trim is available for just €171 more than the Super trim (from €21,266). Equipment includes sports leather upholstery (available in three colour options) with heated front seats, dual-zone air conditioning, 60/40 split folding rear seats, rear privacy glass and red brake callipers.

The new Alfa Romeo Mito is available to order now from Alfa Romeo dealers.

Caroline Kidd