What makes the Renault Clio 66kW Turbo Dynamique a worthy contender in the Compact Hatchback category of the 2017/18 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards – powered by WesBank? We investigate…
Renault’s popular Clio was facelifted late in 2016, bringing with it a host of visual and interior enhancements. This Clio 66 kW Dynamique brings French-flair to the compact hatchback segment and is well-appointed with standard features. The Clio offers perky performance from its small-capacity engine and returns acceptable fuel consumption. Is it enough to scoop the win in this category?
3 Reasons Why Renault Clio 66kW Turbo Dynamique is a #CarsAwards Compact Hatchback finalist
1. Value for money
The Clio 66 kW Dynamique is comprehensively-equipped with features including a 7-inch MediaNav infotainment system replete with Bluetooth, navigation and USB/aux support. Other key features include 16-inch alloy wheels, engine stop/start, rake and reach adjustable multifunction steering wheel, partial cloth/leather upholstery, electric folding side mirrors and cruise control.
Safety features include 4 airbags, ABS with EBD, brake assist and electronic stability control with traction control.
2. Light on fuel
Powered by a small-capacity 0.9-litre, 3-cylinder turbopetrol engine with 66 kW and 150 Nm of torque, the Clio is perfect for inner city commutes and will return reasonable fuel consumption figures on a daily basis. Renault claims 5.5 L/100km for this derivative.
3. Practical runner
With 300 litres of luggage space and 60/40 split rear seats that increase loading space to 1 446 litres, the Clio offers reasonable levels of practicality.
The Clio is also backed by a comprehensive 5-year/150 000km warranty and a service plan of 3-years/45 000 km as standard.
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