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I'm assuming everyone who has a Stelvio or at least the Stelvio QV has the front end dip when they come to a stop. I can't find out the "why" and was just curious if anyone knew. Thanks.
 

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No clue why, but mine does the exact same thing (2023 QV), and my old 2021 QV did the same thing but it was more noticeable with that one. I believe it is the auto-break function (i.e. the car engaging the parking break when you stop on a flat surface). Neither my 23 or 21 do/did this when the car was on an incline.
 

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Oh I should also mention I've gone through many, many, MANY loaners and absolutely no non-QV did this, so it must have something to do with the adaptive suspension. Perhaps someone with an estrema can chime in.
 

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Im not sure if this is what he's specifically referring to but when I come to a stop (like at a stop light) with my QV I can visually see the front end of the car sink down 1-2 inches. Like a hydraulic lift coming down. My 21 QV did the same thing but no non-QV loaner Ive ever been in has done this.
 

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I think it could be the same thing. When I stop the transmission stays loaded for the first half second as in still providing torque to the rear wheels causing the rear to squat down a little, then it unloads like going into neutral and the rear raises up a little, could cause the sensation of the front dipping.
 

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@AlexDmoto interesting!!! I've always been curious about it and always wondered why this phenomenon did not happen in non-QV models. When my first QV (RIP, it was a lemon) was in service I drove many Stelvios as loaners, I mean I put tens of thousands of miles cumulatively on those cars, and none of them had any dipping at all. On my current QV this happens after I come to a complete stop. Super interesting and Ive always wondered what the deal is.
 

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Its the parking brake in the rear.....TADTS
 

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Mine does this also. Asked the dealer about it and they said it's normal. In the snow/ice it actually shoves the car forward due to the front tires sliding a little.
I only notice it when I'm in D or N however. In Race + Manual (how I normally drive) it doesn't do it. Go figure.
 

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Its the parking brake in the rear.....TADTS
New to Alfa, just picked up a 22’ Stelvio Quad. I have noticed this phenomenon as well. Are you saying that the parking brake engages at a stop light when in drive? If so, this may explain why my brakes feel like they are still engaged for a brief moment when letting off the brake at a stop light. If not, I may need to take it back to the dealer to see why my brake is still engaged after I let off the brake pedal…
 
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