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2007 Renault Megane vs. 2007 Renault Clio

To start off, both 2007 Renault Megane and 2007 Renault Clio were released in the same year (2007). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. 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 154 more horse power than 2007 Renault Clio. (67 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Renault Megane should accelerate faster than 2007 Renault Clio. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Renault Megane weights approximately 200 kg more than 2007 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 140 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Renault Clio. (160 Nm @ 1700 RPM). This means 2007 Renault Megane will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Renault Clio.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Renault Megane 2007 Renault Clio
Make Renault Renault
Model Megane Clio
Year Released 2007 2007
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 1459 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 67 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 160 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 18.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
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 1230 kg
Vehicle Length 4230 mm 3990 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.8 L/100km 4.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 55 L


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