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2007 Renault Megane vs. 2002 Renault Grand Espace

To start off, 2007 Renault Megane is newer by 5 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. Both 2007 Renault Megane and 2002 Renault Grand Espace are equipped with a 1,998 cc engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Renault Megane (221 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 59 more horse power than 2002 Renault Grand Espace. (162 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Renault Megane should accelerate faster than 2002 Renault Grand Espace. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Renault Grand Espace weights approximately 310 kg more than 2007 Renault Megane.

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 (300 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 49 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Renault Grand Espace. (251 Nm @ 2200 RPM). This means 2007 Renault Megane will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Renault Grand Espace.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Renault Megane 2002 Renault Grand Espace
Make Renault Renault
Model Megane Grand Espace
Year Released 2007 2002
Body Type Hatchback Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 162 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 251 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 2200 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.7 mm 82.7 mm
Engine Stroke Size 93 mm 93 mm
Top Speed 236 km/hour 205 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 6.8 seconds 9.9 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1430 kg 1740 kg
Vehicle Length 4230 mm 4870 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1750 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2810 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.8 L/100km 9.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 83 L


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