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2006 Renault Clio vs. 2007 Renault Megane

To start off, 2007 Renault Megane is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Renault Clio. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Renault Clio would be higher. At 1,596 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Renault Megane is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Renault Megane (111 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 14 more horse power than 2006 Renault Clio. (97 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Renault Megane should accelerate faster than 2006 Renault Clio. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Renault Megane weights approximately 690 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, 2007 Renault Megane (152 Nm @ 4200 RPM) has 25 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Renault Clio. (127 Nm @ 3750 RPM). This means 2007 Renault Megane will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Renault Clio.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Renault Clio 2007 Renault Megane
Make Renault Renault
Model Clio Megane
Year Released 2006 2007
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1390 cc 1596 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 97 HP 111 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 127 Nm 152 Nm
Torque RPM 3750 RPM 4200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 180 km/hour 190 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 10.5 seconds 11.3 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1030 kg 1720 kg
Vehicle Length 3780 mm 4510 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2690 mm 2700 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.7 L/100km 7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 60 L


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