Renault Clio quintet gets makeover


The entry level Renault Clio III range has been refreshed and is set to launch in five stylishly chic Extreme Limited Edition models. Regis Fricotte, Renault South Africa’s Vice President of Marketing says “Based on the success of the previous expression versions the Clio Extreme models in the line-up will add even more spice to Renault’s already successful va va va voom range.”

More value in Renault Clio

The Renault Clio III range has remained largely unchanged since launching in May 2006 and the Extreme Limited Edition quintet will debut in dealerships countrywide from mid-August and re-affirm the French marque’s solid position in South Africa’s highly competitive B-Segment.

A host of value added features - seldom standard fitments in competitor models in this segment - are part of the purchase package. Customers can look forward to a leather steering wheel and gear-knob, radio/CD MP3 player, front fog lamps, electric/heated mirrors and extra-tinted windows - all standard gear in Clio III’s new line-up.

The striking cab interior is distinguished by the dashboard, console and trim strips all colour-coded in blue and perfectly matched to the dark charcoal of the lower cowling.

In tandem with the chrome-finished dashboard instrument surrounds and interior door handles, these hot new specs are specific to Clio III and complement the blue and black seat trim of the Extreme models.

The 3-door versions are fitted with 15’’ inch alloy wheels and cornering headlamps which ensure clear visibility on winding roads at night and for those customers requiring more power, the 1.6 litre-engine 3-door version has been added to the range.

With the sole exception of the expression1.5dCi, the new Extreme models replace their expression forerunners.

New Renault Clio - Price

Renault Clio 1.4 Extreme 5-door: R 144 000 Renault Clio 1.6 Extreme 5-door: R 155 000 Renault Clio 1.6 Extreme 5-door A/T: R 165 500 Renault Clio 1.4 Extreme 3-door: R 147 000 Renault Clio 1.6 Extreme 3-door: R 158 000