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2006 Renault Clio vs. 1995 Renault Twingo

To start off, 2006 Renault Clio is newer by 11 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1995 Renault Twingo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1995 Renault Twingo would be higher. At 1,390 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Renault Clio is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Renault Clio (97 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 38 more horse power than 1995 Renault Twingo. (59 HP @ 5250 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Renault Clio should accelerate faster than 1995 Renault Twingo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Renault Clio weights approximately 215 kg more than 1995 Renault Twingo. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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, 2006 Renault Clio (127 Nm @ 3750 RPM) has 34 more torque (in Nm) than 1995 Renault Twingo. (93 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2006 Renault Clio will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1995 Renault Twingo.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Renault Clio 1995 Renault Twingo
Make Renault Renault
Model Clio Twingo
Year Released 2006 1995
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1390 cc 1149 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 97 HP 59 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5250 RPM
Torque 127 Nm 93 Nm
Torque RPM 3750 RPM 2500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1030 kg 815 kg
Vehicle Length 3780 mm 3440 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1640 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2690 mm 2350 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 66 L


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