Renault Clio in many respects a cult car. Lean Europeans appreciate his accessibility and cost-effectiveness, and lovers of the “hotter” for the modification built in conjunction with the court atelier RenaultSport.
Configuration and price Renault Clio (3) 2013.
|1.6 Confort 3D MT||$12,100||1.6 petrol (110 hp)||Manual (5)||front|
|1.6 Dynamique 5D MT||$13,000||1.6 petrol (110 hp)||Manual (5)||front|
|1.6 Dynamique 5D AT||$13,900||1.6 petrol (110 hp)||Automatic (4)||front|
|2.0 RS 3D MT6||$19,400||2.0 petrol (201 hp)||Manual (6)||front|
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The current generation of Renault Clio was the third in a row and is available from 2005, and the official premiere took place in the framework of a hatchback motor show in Frankfurt. Later, in the 2009th, the car underwent a planned “facelift” and, as such, is likely to wait for his successor. By and large, the Renault Clio 3 is not much stands out from direct competitors. The car has a length of 3986 mm, a width of 1 707 mm, and to 1.5 meters in height hatchback lacked only 4 millimeters. The same can be said about the boot, which is 288 liters, which is enough for a trip to the store, but by the standards of the class – this is not a record. In the car Renault Clio III sit down comfortably three adults, not including the driver. Rear sofa, like most opponents for the trio will be a tight fit.
The architecture of the cabin even remotely resembles any one of the “big brothers”. Salon Renault Clio 3 is absolutely original and extravagant light spiced notes. “Beard” air conditioner and audio systems “hanging in the air”, and on top of the front panel, made of soft-touch soft plastic, monochrome display located on-board computer. The steering wheel is not great and in sports uhvatisty, and the dashboard will not cause censures even in the most demanding of drivers, as made the most informative and simple. A very original blowers arranged – by the driver and passengers, they are round, and in the center is a single oval bisected. This decision makes the Clio maximally symmetric interior that, combined with a decent glass area gives the interior visually larger amount of free space. With a capacity of 110 hp, the engine does not stand a desperate temper, demonstrating the sluggishness of the European economy and. At the same time, the Clio is hardly lost on highways. Acceleration from 100 to 120 km/h, even if not a gun, but sure make it extra effort to overtake slower vehicles. Moreover, Renault Clio 3 equally good to do this exercise with both manual and automatic transmission. Along with the above advantages, the hatchback has a good economy: in the combined cycle the car with manual transmission consumes 6.7 liters per 100 kilometers, while the version with automatic consumes just 0.8 liters more. Special mention deserves RS version. Many professionals say that this Clio RS is the leader in its segment. This powerplant develops 201 hp and 215 Nm, enabling acceleration from zero to hundred in 6.9 seconds. and the maximum speed at 225 km/h. Externally, the Renault Clio III RS is difficult to confuse with the civil version. The car is equipped with aerodynamic body kit, front bumper has a curved “lip” at the bottom, which works the same as a similar device on the Ferrari 458 Italia, optimizing the flow of air. No less functional and a diffuser that displays the air out of the bottom. Naturally, some adjustments made to the suspension in order to make it harder and provide a decent level of controllability at high speeds. To this effect, and large wheels with a diameter of 17 inches, shod in high-speed sports tire dimension 215/45. The basic version has a three-door body Confort, 1.6-liter engine and manual transmission. The cost of this modification was $12,100. The top grade Dynamique offered exclusively in the 5-door version, but not only with a manual, but also with an automatic transmission. These vehicles, in addition to the standard equipment, are equipped with climate control, MP3-audio system, full power and heated front seats. As optional equipment dealers offered to Renault Clio III color “metallic” ($250), alloy wheels with a diameter of 15 inches ($270) and a navigation system Carminat ($400). Wishing to get “hot” Renault Clio RS was necessary to find the minimum amount of $19,400. Optional equipment for the Renault Clio RS were navigation Carminat ($400) and sport-bucket seats Recaro, which exclude popliteal airbags and heated ($700).