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2007 Renault Megane vs. 2005 Renault Clio

To start off, 2007 Renault Megane is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Renault Clio. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Renault Clio would be higher. At 1,998 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Renault Megane is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Renault Megane (221 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 148 more horse power than 2005 Renault Clio. (73 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Renault Megane should accelerate faster than 2005 Renault Clio. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Renault Megane weights approximately 265 kg more than 2005 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 (300 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 195 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Renault Clio. (105 Nm @ 1700 RPM). This means 2007 Renault Megane will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Renault Clio.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Renault Megane 2005 Renault Clio
Make Renault Renault
Model Megane Clio
Year Released 2007 2005
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 1460 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 73 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 105 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 1700 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.7 mm 76 mm
Engine Stroke Size 93 mm 80.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 17.9:1
Top Speed 236 km/hour 162 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 6.8 seconds 15.2 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1430 kg 1165 kg
Vehicle Length 4230 mm 3990 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.8 L/100km 4.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 55 L


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