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1999 Renault Megane vs. 2004 Renault Megane

To start off, 2004 Renault Megane is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1999 Renault Megane. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1999 Renault Megane would be higher. At 1,995 cc (4 cylinders), 1999 Renault Megane is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1999 Renault Megane (140 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 27 more horse power than 2004 Renault Megane. (113 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1999 Renault Megane should accelerate faster than 2004 Renault Megane. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Renault Megane weights approximately 5 kg more than 1999 Renault Megane.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 1999 Renault Megane (200 Nm @ 3750 RPM) has 48 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Renault Megane. (152 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 1999 Renault Megane will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Renault Megane.

Compare all specifications:

1999 Renault Megane 2004 Renault Megane
Make Renault Renault
Model Megane Megane
Year Released 1999 2004
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1596 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 140 HP 113 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 200 Nm 152 Nm
Torque RPM 3750 RPM 4200 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.8 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 93 mm 80.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 11.5:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1315 kg 1320 kg
Vehicle Length 4140 mm 4360 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1630 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2590 mm 2530 mm


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