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2007 Renault Megane vs. 2006 Renault Grand Espace

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 Grand Espace. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Renault Grand Espace would be higher. At 2,958 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Renault Grand Espace is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Renault Megane (221 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 46 more horse power than 2006 Renault Grand Espace. (175 HP @ 4400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Renault Megane should accelerate faster than 2006 Renault Grand Espace. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Renault Grand Espace weights approximately 532 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, 2006 Renault Grand Espace (350 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 50 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Renault Megane. (300 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2006 Renault Grand Espace will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Renault Megane. 2006 Renault Grand Espace has automatic transmission and 2007 Renault Megane has manual transmission. 2007 Renault Megane will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2006 Renault Grand Espace will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Renault Megane 2006 Renault Grand Espace
Make Renault Renault
Model Megane Grand Espace
Year Released 2007 2006
Body Type Hatchback Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 2958 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 175 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4400 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 350 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 1800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.7 mm 87.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 93 mm 82 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 18.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Top Speed 236 km/hour 205 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 6.8 seconds 10.9 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1430 kg 1962 kg
Vehicle Length 4230 mm 4870 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1900 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1750 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2880 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.8 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 83 L


 

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