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2006 Renault Clio vs. 2002 Renault Grand Espace

To start off, 2006 Renault Clio is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Renault Grand Espace. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Renault Grand Espace would be higher. At 2,958 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Renault Grand Espace is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Renault Grand Espace (177 HP @ 4400 RPM) has 80 more horse power than 2006 Renault Clio. (97 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Renault Grand Espace should accelerate faster than 2006 Renault Clio. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Renault Grand Espace weights approximately 830 kg more than 2006 Renault Clio. 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, 2002 Renault Grand Espace (351 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 224 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Renault Clio. (127 Nm @ 3750 RPM). This means 2002 Renault Grand Espace will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Renault Clio. 2002 Renault Grand Espace has automatic transmission and 2006 Renault Clio has manual transmission. 2006 Renault Clio will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Renault Grand Espace will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Renault Clio 2002 Renault Grand Espace
Make Renault Renault
Model Clio Grand Espace
Year Released 2006 2002
Body Type Hatchback Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1390 cc 2958 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 97 HP 177 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4400 RPM
Torque 127 Nm 351 Nm
Torque RPM 3750 RPM 1800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Acceleration 0-100mph 10.5 seconds 10.9 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1030 kg 1860 kg
Vehicle Length 3780 mm 4870 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1760 mm
Wheelbase Size 2690 mm 2740 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.7 L/100km 9.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 70 L


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