Renault Clio is going to be the new small car ahead of the Indian Grand Prix on October 30th.
Renault Clio Engine
The Renault Clio engines and its gear transmission systems are optimized to deliver the best performance and are environment friendly as well.
The car has 1.2 litre, 16 valve engine and is also capable of running on alternative fuels like the E85 bioethanol compatible version and liquefied petroleum gas. The TCe 100 also has the distinction of the lowest CO2 emissions of any 100hp petrol engine.
All the variants of the Renault Clio powered by the 1.2 16V 75, TCe and dCi 70/85/105 engines strictly comply with all the three conditions required to meet the Renault eco² signature.
Renault Clio Exterior
The Renault Clio is best in class in terms of the cabin space index. The rear shoulder room of the car measures up to 1,362mm in the case of three-door versions and 1,343mm for the five door variant and the estate versions. The headroom is 866mm at the rear. The rear occupants also benefit from knee room of 162mm. In fact the Renault Clio comfortably sits passengers who are more than 1.88m tall.
Renault Clio Interior
The dashboard is finished with a soft-touch feel and the instruments are crystal clear with an in built screen of the Carminat TomTom® gps systems placed at the top of the centre console. The Renault Clio makes you feel at home right from the beginning. The interior trims have also not been spared and is completely renewed with an elegant ambience based on the equipment level.
Renault Clio Ride and Handling
The practical controls are as usual very easy to use inclusive of the short steering wheel mounted stalks. The drive control switch and the speed lock are now at the centre console partnering the parking brake. The driver can also check the on or off status of the drive control or the speed lock system.
Renault Clio Safety Features
The Renault Clio has also achieved a lot of firsts in the field of safety. It is the first car in its class to earn a four-star EuroNCAP crash-test rating, in 2000. Then, in 2005, it went on to become the first to achieve five-star status. Last but not least, its exacting build quality has made it one of the most dependable cars in its segment.
Renault Clio Awards
The Renault Clio is the only car model to date to have claimed the Car of the Year award on two separate occasions. In 1991 the Renault Clio bagged the award shortly after the launch of Clio I. Then the second time in 2006, with Clio III.
In the space of 20 years, it has won over 10 million customers in more than 100 countries, which is more valuable than the awards that galore it.
Renault Clio Models
RENAULT CLIO GORDINI R.S.
The Renault Clio Gordini R.S. is for the ever loyal fashion fans that are looking for an exclusive vehicle with an unmistakable French touch. The Renault Gordini has all the gizmos that Renault Sport Technologies developed for the Clio R.S. and carries forward the proud racing culture of the Great Gordini.
RENAULT CLIO GRAND TOUR
Renault Clio Grand Tour has its inspiration from the Renault Mégane. The car measures 4,228mm in length and is one of most sleek estate cars in the market, while its dynamic stance is heightened by its steeply-raked rear screen.
The car has lengthy back which opens a world of space of up to 439dm3 of boot space, a figure which extends to 1,277dm3 (VDA) and not to forget that the rear seats are completely foldable. Meanwhile, the new Renault Clio Grand Tour also has a removable boot floor which gives you the option of maximum luggage space or a flat floor space making it a car for all purposes.
Renault Clio Gordini
The Renault Clio Gordini is a rip of the existing GT version and is for people who are looking for a combo of style and a good driving experience, but yet want to stay rooted with a decent looking car. The car has a 1.6 litre and 128hp petrol engine (K4M), and the 105hp diesel (K9K) with three and five door options.
CLIO RENAULT SPORT
The Renault Clio Sport has a 2.0, 16V engine. The car delivers a specific power output of more than 100hp per litre, which makes it a high standard performer in the small car hatch back segment. With a good low rev, the car peaks at 203hp and 7,100rpm.
RENAULT CLIO CAMPUS
Renault Clio Campus is surely a head turner with its 3.81m length and its turning circle of 10.3m, the Clio Campus is nippy and versatile suiting both the fun and frivolous. The back seat occupies up to three partners making it a complete get away spot with your friends. The fog lamps provide a perfect foil for any weather conditions.
Renault Clio Ex-showroom Price
The upcoming Renault Clio Ex-showroom price is expected to be close to Rs. 6, 00,000. The price may vary as for the transportation and taxes for other states in India.
Renault Clio Competitors
Renault Clio India will lock horns with the likes of Maruti Suzuki Swift, Volkswagen Polo, Toyota Etios Liva, Nissan Micra, Chevrolet Beat and Honda Brio.