Model: Renault Clio / Renault Clio TCe 120 EDC
Production: 2012 –
Body type: hatchback, 5 seats
Price without VAT: 15,730 Euros
Engine: 1.2-litre (1,197 cc) in-line four-cylinder turbocharged engine, intercooler, direct injection. The maximum output is 88 kW / 120 PS/hp at 4,900 rpm and peak torque is 190 Nm (approx. 140 ft-lbs), available at 2,000 rpm.
Gearbox: 6-speed automatic (dual clutch, EDC – Efficient Dual Clutch)
Tyres: Continental ContiEcoContact 5 195/55 R16 87H
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 9.4 seconds
Top speed: 199 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 5.2 liters of gasoline/petrol per 100 km
Emissions: EU5, 120 g CO2/km
Fuel tank (l): 45
Dimensions (mm): L 4,062 / w 1,732 / h 1,448
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 300
Wheelbase (mm): 2,589
Weight: 1,236 kg
Front suspension: Independent Mac Pherson strut with rectangular lower arm, coil springs, anti-roll bar.
Rear suspension: Programmed-deflection flexible beam and coil springs.
Main standard equipment
Airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, ABS, ESC/ESP, cruise control, speed limiter, automatic air conditioning, 4 electric windows, front central armrest, trip computer, height and depth adjustable steering column, heated side mirrors and electrically adjustable and foldable, leather steering wheel, fog lights.
Main optional equipment (price in Euros, without VAT)
Bleu de France (161); 16 inch alloy wheels Black Diamond effect (80); rear parking sensors (185); Pack Lux (322) including front heated seats and rear camera with dynamic guiding lines; R-Link multimedia tablet with 7 inch touchscreen, internet, USB, and Bluetooth (322).
+ good dual clutch gearbox
+ good engine performance
– no automatic start/stop
– no sport mode for transmission
– body torsion noise (from doors and tailgate)
– noisy (rear) suspension
Driven by Adrian M. for 280 km, 6.5 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 21,685 km total mileage of the car.
Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni