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2007 Infiniti M vs. 2003 Renault Megane

To start off, 2007 Infiniti M is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Renault Megane. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Renault Megane would be higher. At 3,498 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Infiniti M is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Infiniti M (275 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 164 more horse power than 2003 Renault Megane. (111 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Infiniti M should accelerate faster than 2003 Renault Megane.

Because 2007 Infiniti M is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2007 Infiniti M. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2003 Renault Megane, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 Infiniti M (363 Nm @ 4800 RPM) has 210 more torque (in Nm) than 2003 Renault Megane. (153 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 2007 Infiniti M will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2003 Renault Megane. 2007 Infiniti M has automatic transmission and 2003 Renault Megane has manual transmission. 2003 Renault Megane will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Infiniti M will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Infiniti M 2003 Renault Megane
Make Infiniti Renault
Model M Megane
Year Released 2007 2003
Body Type Sedan Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3498 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 275 HP 111 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 363 Nm 153 Nm
Torque RPM 4800 RPM 4200 RPM
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4900 mm 4360 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1520 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2910 mm 2740 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 9.4 L/100km 5.7 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 13.1 L/100km 9.1 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.2 L/100km 6.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 76 L 60 L


 

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