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2007 Renault Megane vs. 2008 Renault Megane

To start off, 2008 Renault Megane is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Renault Megane. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Renault Megane would be higher. Both 2007 Renault Megane and 2008 Renault Megane 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 2008 Renault Megane. (162 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Renault Megane should accelerate faster than 2008 Renault Megane. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Renault Megane weights approximately 465 kg more than 2008 Renault Megane. 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 30 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Renault Megane. (270 Nm @ 3250 RPM). This means 2007 Renault Megane will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Renault Megane.

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2007 Renault Megane 2008 Renault Megane
Make Renault Renault
Model Megane Megane
Year Released 2007 2008
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
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 270 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3250 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.7 mm 82.7 mm
Engine Stroke Size 93 mm 93 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 236 km/hour 220 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 6.8 seconds 8.3 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1430 kg 965 kg
Vehicle Length 4230 mm 4230 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.8 L/100km 7.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 60 L


 

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