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2006 Renault Clio vs. 2008 Renault Megane

To start off, 2008 Renault Megane is newer by 2 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 1,597 cc (4 cylinders), 2008 Renault Megane is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Renault Megane weights approximately 145 kg more than 2006 Renault Clio.

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, 2008 Renault Megane (148 Nm @ 3750 RPM) has 21 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Renault Clio. (127 Nm @ 3750 RPM). This means 2008 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 2008 Renault Megane
Make Renault Renault
Model Clio Megane
Year Released 2006 2008
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1390 cc 1597 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 97 HP 0 HP
Torque 127 Nm 148 Nm
Torque RPM 3750 RPM 3750 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Top Speed 180 km/hour 198 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 10.5 seconds 9.9 seconds
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 1175 kg
Vehicle Length 3780 mm 4500 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 2050 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2690 mm 2590 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.7 L/100km 6.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 60 L


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