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2007 Renault Megane vs. 2006 Renault Modus

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 Modus. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Renault Modus 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 124 more horse power than 2006 Renault Modus. (97 HP @ 5700 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Renault Megane should accelerate faster than 2006 Renault Modus. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Renault Megane weights approximately 100 kg more than 2006 Renault Modus. 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 173 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Renault Modus. (127 Nm @ 4250 RPM). This means 2007 Renault Megane will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Renault Modus.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Renault Megane 2006 Renault Modus
Make Renault Renault
Model Megane Modus
Year Released 2007 2006
Body Type Hatchback Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 1390 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 97 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5700 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 127 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 4250 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.7 mm 79.6 mm
Engine Stroke Size 93 mm 70 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Acceleration 0-100mph 6.8 seconds 11.4 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1430 kg 1330 kg
Vehicle Length 4230 mm 3800 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1600 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2490 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.8 L/100km 6.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 49 L


 

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