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2016 (66) Renault Clio 0.9 TCE 90 Dynamique Nav 5dr

Arnold Clark Warrington
Only £10,488
£1049 deposit
£190.04 per month

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Cruise control + speed limiterTrip computer
Variable PAS 

Entertainment

DAB radio preparationFingertip controls for audio system

Exterior Features

Automatic headlights + automatic windscreen wipersBlack headlamp surrounds
Black rear diffuserBody colour door handles
Body coloured bumpersBody coloured rear spoiler
Chrome strip on lower grilleChrome surround for front fog lights
Electric adjustable door mirrorsElectric front windows + one touch + anti-pinch
Front fog lampsGloss black front bumper insert with chrome surround
Heated door mirrorsLED daytime running lights
Matt black finish B pillarRear wiper
Tinted windowsVariable front intermittent wipers

Interior Features

12V Accessory socket2 cupholders
3 rear height adjustable headrests60/40 split rear seats
Air recirculation controlChrome gear knob insert
Chrome interior door handlesDriver's seat height adjustment
Folding front passenger seatGlovebox
Height adjustable front headrestsHeight/reach adjust steering wheel
Isofix system on outer rear seatsLeather steering wheel
Matt black door handle surroundsMulti function steering wheel
Passenger dashboard trayPollen filter
Style cloth upholstery 

Safety

3 point rear seatbelts x3ABS+EBD+Brake assist
Driver and passenger front and side airbag deactivationDriver/Front Passenger airbags
Driver/front passenger side airbagsESP + Traction control + Understeer control
Front side airbags(head+thorax)Height adjustable driver's seatbelt
Hill start assistSeatbelt warning
Tyre pressure monitoring system 

Security

Anti-drill door locksChild lock control of rear doors and windows
Deadlocking systemHands free Renault card
Locking fuel filler capRAID (Renault Anti-Intruder Device)
Remote central lockingThatcham Cat 2 engine immobiliser

Trim

Dark carbon soft touch dashboardGloss black air vent surround
Gloss black centre consoleGloss black dashboard inserts
Instrument dials in chrome surround
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions

CO2 (g/km)104Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC898Compression Ratio9.5:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders3
Cylinders - Bore (mm)72.2Cylinders - Stroke (mm)73.1
Engine CodeH4Bt 408Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSE
Fuel DeliveryTURBO DIRECT INJECTIONGears5 SPEED
Number of Valves12TransmissionMANUAL

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg)61.4EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)70.6EC Urban (mpg)49.6

General

Badge Engine CC0.9Badge Power90
Coin DescriptionTCE 90Coin SeriesDynamique Nav
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0710EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %88
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %89NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %66NCAP Safety Assist %99
Service Interval Frequency - Months24Service Interval Mileage12000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage100000Standard manufacturers warranty - Years4
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)12.2Engine Power - BHP90
Engine Power - KW66Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM5250Engine Torque - LBS.FT103
Engine Torque - MKG14.3Engine Torque - NM140
Engine Torque - RPM2500Top Speed113

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front195/55 R16
Tyre Size Rear195/55 R16Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel StylePASSIONWheel Type16" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1448Length4063
Wheelbase2589Width1732
Width (including mirrors)1945 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)45Gross Vehicle Weight1600
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1146Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)300
Max. Loading Weight583Max. Towing Weight - Braked1200
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked545Minimum Kerbweight1017
No. of Seats5Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb10.6
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Renault Clio

Renault's Clio might have grown up but it might just be at its best with its tiniest engine. Jonathan Crouch explains why.

Ten Second Review

Less is more is a phrase that applies very well to the latest Renault Clio, most specifically the models powered by the three-cylinder 899cc TCe petrol unit. While this might sound like not enough engine, the 90PS powerplant is characterful and will make better financial sense than the diesels for many.

Background

In this country at least, we've almost become brainwashed into thinking that if we want to cut down on the costs of running a car, we need a diesel engine. You'll have seen the astronomical fuel consumption figures that seem to promise a whole week's driving before you need to fill the tank again, but as with many things that seem too good to be true, there are often holes in the story. And so it is with diesel engines, especially when they're fitted to small cars like the Renault Clio. The fact of the matter is that if you bought and ran a Clio for, say, three years, we'd be willing to wager that unless you covered huge mileages, you'd be far better off with an engine like the three-cylinder TCe 899cc unit that we're looking at here. The bonus? It makes the Clio even better fun to drive.

Driving Experience

Renault isn't alone in offering a downsized petrol engine. Many of its rivals are at it and you can get a sub-litre engine in the Peugeot 208 and the Ford Fiesta: very good they are too. Of the three though, it's hard to look past the Renault Clio TCe. For a start, it makes 90PS, which is way better than the base Peugeot 208 1.0's 68PS and also beats the base Ford Fiesta 1.0's 80PS power output. It's a fun engine to drive as well, due in no small part to the fact that it weighs so little. The front of the car is so eager to turn into a corner. You've just got to learn to trust the quick but slightly arcade game steering feel. The first three-cylinder powerplant ever produced by Renault, this turbocharged engine features an ultra low-inertia turbo that whistles into action from low engine speeds, developing 90PS and 135Nm at just 2000rpm. In fact, fully 90 per cent of peak torque is available from 1,650rpm to 5,000rpm. It'll get to 62mph in just 12.2 seconds on the way to a top speed of 113mph but you'll need to work the gear stick to manage that.

Design and Build

'Simple, sensuous and warm' were the three design keywords used to create the original version of this MK4 model and that concept has been carried forward into its updated replacement. This facelifted version gets a smarter nose, with an eye-catching full-LED lighting signature, including C-shaped daytime running lights in the case of certain versions. At the front, the grille which houses the Renault diamond has been redesigned, as has the lower part of the grille which is wider to add a more modern feel to the front end. At the rear, the skirt has been redesigned too. Inside, 'New Clio' benefits from the use of finishing materials previously reserved for Renault's higher-end models. All the upholsteries used certainly feel more up-market and special attention has been paid to the tactile and visual quality of the plastics' grain-effect finish. Otherwise, things are much as before. Since there's still no three-door model, it's just as well that the five-door does a good impression of one, coupe-like styling emphasised by hidden rear door handles. So visually and practically, you get the best of both worlds. Out back, there's a decent sized 300-litre boot while at the wheel, we've yet another dash that's been sculpted in the shape of an aircraft wing on which is mounted an overtly confident chrome-surrounded instrument cluster dominated by the kind of digital speedo that not everyone will like. Equally eye-catching is the consumer electronic-fest that dominates the gloss black-trimmed centre console of all but base models in the form of a tablet-like display that is the 7-inch R-Link colour touchscreen.

Market and Model

The 0.9 TCe engine is offered with 'Play', 'Dynamique Nav' and 'Dynamique S Nav' trim levels. The first pair of trims are also available in an ECO model that squeezes a few more miles from a gallon of 95RON. Prices start at just over £13,500 which undercuts several key rivals, despite the Clio being a larger car than many. As for equipment, virtually all models get alloy wheels, air conditioning and front foglights. And absolutely all of them get daytime running lights, cruise control with a speed limiter, a trip computer, a height-adjustable driver's seat, power front windows and mirrors, Bluetooth 'phone compatibility, a decent quality USB-compatible CD stereo with punchy Renault 'Bass Reflex' speakers and fingertip control, plus Hill Start Assist to stop you from drifting backwards on uphill junctions. To provide customers with a range of options, the 'New Clio' comes with three different connected multimedia systems, namely Media Nav Evolution, Renault R-Link Evolution and the new, smart R&GO system which is available on entry trim levels. This is also the first B-segment Renault to be available with a BOSE audio system. In addition to its reverse parking sensor, and depending on the version, this Clio offers a front parking sensor and a reverse parking camera. Available for higher-end versions, Handsfree Parking allows the driver to fully delegate the completion of parking manoeuvres. Four new body colours have been added and there's a more extensive personalisation programme.

Cost of Ownership

The TCe petrol engine makes some very interesting figures. The standard model will return 61.4mpg on the combined cycle and 104g/km of CO2, while the ECO economy version improves that to 64.2mpg and 97g/km. But what of the alternative dCi 90 diesel model? That gets 85.6mpg and 85g/km, so it has to be a better buy, right? Not necessarily. In order to recoup this diesel variant's higher asking price back in terms of fuel economy, you'd need to drive a heck of a long way. By our calculations, if you drove 10,000 miles per year - which is a lot for a supermini - you'd need to keep your Clio for over 7 years to make the more expensive diesel model pay for itself back. A driving style monitor (green, yellow or orange) and a Gear Change Indicator (GCI) on the dashboard help drivers improve their driving style to reduce their fuel consumption. The Driving eco?? app available through Renault R-Link provides drivers with information, helping them to analyse their driving style and take corrective measures in order to reduce their fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

Summary

Buying a supermini these days isn't always as simple as it appears. For a start, there are a number of very good cars to choose from as well as a few duffers to avoid. Renault has just made the whole process a good deal easier with its improved Clio TCe 90 models. If you plan on doing typical supermini mileages, that is less than about 12,000 miles per year, go and buy one. It's that easy. You'll be rewarded with great fuel economy, low emissions, a car that's fun to drive, can seat five and which is well built and decently equipped. It's really hard to go wrong here. Of course, the good folks at Peugeot, Ford and SEAT may deign to disagree and their wares have a decent claim on your attention in this class too, but were we spending our own money, the Clio might well get the nod. It's good to know that driving can still be fun and that fun needn't wear a huge price tag.

Performance
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Handling
70%
Comfort
70%
Space
80%
Styling
80%
Build
70%
Value
70%
Equipment
70%
Economy
80%
Depreciation
70%
Insurance
80%

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Representative finance example
Monthly payment£190.04
Deposit£1049
Term (months)60
Cash price£10,488
Credit amount£9439
Completion fee£1
Total amount payable£12,452.40
Fixed interest rate4.1%
APR representativeFixed 7.9% APR representative

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