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Brand New 71 Plate Renault Clio 1.0 TCe 90 Iconic 5dr

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Featured specification

Standard specification

Driver Convenience

4.2" colour instrument displayCruise control + speed limiter
E-callEco mode driving function
Gear change indicatorLane departure warning system
Lane keep assistOver speed prevention
Rear parking sensorsTraffic sign recognition
Trip computerVariable assistance electric PAS

Entertainment

EasyLink 7" touchscreen, 4x20W amp, FM DAB, sound auditorium, 2xUSB, 1xJack, Bluetooth, smartphone integration plus, Apple carplay/Android auto 

Exterior Features

Body colour door handlesBody colour door mirrors
Body coloured bumpersBody coloured rear spoiler
Chrome insert on lower side doors with Clio embossingDrivers one touch window with anti-pinch feature
Electric adjustable/heated/folding door mirrorsElectric front windows
Exterior rear hidden door handlesExtra tinted glass on rear windows + tailgate
Full LED front and rear headlamps integrating daytime running lights at the front and rearLED front fog lights
Rear fog lightsRear wiper
Variable speed on front windscreen wipers 

Interior Features

12V Accessory socket3 rear height adjustable headrests
6.2L front glovebox60/40 split rear seats
Air recirculation controlCloth upholstery
Driver's seat height adjustmentFront cupholders
Front door storage binHeight adjustable front headrests
Height adjustable passenger seatHeight/reach adjust steering wheel
Isofix system on outer rear seatsManual air conditioning
Multi function steering wheelPollen filter
System for Restraint and Protection SRP-front seats 

Passive Safety

3 point seatbelts on all rear seatsABS+EBD+Brake assist
Automatic emergency braking systemCurtain airbags
Distance warning alertDriver and passenger front and side airbag deactivation
Driver/Front Passenger airbagsESC - Electronic Stability Control + traction control
Front side airbags(head+thorax)Height adjustable driver's seatbelt
Hill start assistSeatbelt warning
Tyre pressure warning 

Security

Central door lockingDeadlocking system
Hands free key card with push button, start and stop functionLocking fuel filler cap
RAID (Renault Anti-Intruder Device) with automatic door lockingRear side wing door and window child locking function (front driver door control panel)
Remote central locking with thatcham approved immobiliser 

Wheels

16" Philia diamond cut alloy wheels
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO2 (g/km)99Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb118WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb - TEH119
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb - TEL118 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC999Cylinder LayoutIN-LINE
Cylinders3Cylinders - Bore (mm)72.2
Cylinders - Stroke (mm)81.3Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSE
Fuel DeliveryMULTI POINT FUEL INJECTIONGears6 SPEED
Number of Valves12TransmissionMANUAL

Fuel Consumption - ICE

WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb5.2WLTP - MPG - Comb54.3

General

Badge Engine CC1.0Badge Power90
Coin DescriptionTce 90Coin SeriesIconic
Generation Mark5Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 079E
Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3
NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %96NCAP Child Occupant Protection %89
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095NCAP Pedestrian Protection %72
NCAP Safety Assist %75Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage100000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years5Vehicle Homologation ClassM1

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)7.6Engine Power - BHP90
Engine Power - KW66Engine Power - PSTrue
Top Speed112 

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleWLTPRDE Certification LevelRDE 2

Tyres

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

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1440Length4050
Wheelbase2583Width1728
Width (including mirrors)1988 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)42Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1146
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)300No. of Seats5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb10.4
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

The fifth generation Renault Clio aims to return its maker to credibility in the supermini sector. Jonathan Crouch drives it.

Ten Second Review

This fifth generation Clio supermini is familiar, yet thoroughly different, returning Renault to a position of real credibility in the small car sector and offering the kind of complete package that could return this model line to its old position as one of Britain's favourites. Tougher segment competition has forced the French brand to up its game, particularly in terms of cabin technology, fit and finish, but we're impressed by the way the company has responded, ticking these boxes while also adding in greater practicality, extra safety, more sophisticated media technology and a sharper look. There's plenty to like here.

Background

The Renault Clio. It's the definitive expression of this French brand's vast experience in the supermini class, building on the company's reputation for building compact cars that are characterful, fun to drive and technically accomplished - qualities that go back all the way to the famous Renault 4 and 5 models of old. Here's the latest, much improved fifth generation version. The last couple of decades have been characterised by a lack of investment from Renault in their key models as the company pursued an electrically-powered motoring future the market still isn't quite ready for. That changed with the development of this car. The marque knew it had to get this Clio right. Perhaps it has.

Driving Experience

This MK5 Clio was the first Renault-Nissan Alliance model to use the conglomerate's latest sophisticated CMF-B platform. And the French brand has dramatically slimmed down the engine range you can have bolted to it. Gone are the diesels and the entry-level SCe petrol unit. Now, the only onventional powerplant you can have is Renault's 1.0-littre three cylinder TCe 90 petrol unit - which is the one most customers went for anyway. The alternative is the self-charging E-TECH Hybrid 140 auto petrol version of this model, powered by an electrified 140hp petrol engine and two electric motors. Renault's set out here to try and deliver a driving experience to Clio buyers that's a little different to that served up before. Previous models had something of a comfort focus, but with this fifth generation design, the brand has sought to combine that with a little of the alert feel you'd get in this segment from cars like Ford's Fiesta. It'd be asking a little much for the company to nail this demanding brief at its first proper attempt, but it's got reasonably close. A little of what we might call 'Clio-ness' has been sacrificed in the process - this car no longer cruises over bumps with quite the ease of its predecessor. Most undulations though, are dispatched without fuss and there's a purpose to the way the car turns into bends and a level of body control that certainly wasn't there before. Plus of course in town, as you'd expect, it's manoeuvrable, nippy and easy to park.

Design and Build

Stylist Laurens van den Acker wanted this MK5 model Clio to be more expressive, while keeping the previous version's sleek profile. The body has been lowered by up to 30mm and big 17-inch wheels give top versions a more dynamic look. At the front, the bonnet incorporates ribs for a sculpted effect. The grille is bigger and the front bumper is more pronounced with a very expressive central air scoop. Full-LED headlights are now standard and the rear lights feature a more distinctive C-Shape signature. In terms of size, this fifth generation Clio is 14mm shorter than before, yet manages to be more spacious inside. The cabin is of much higher quality than before, with high-end materials and a soft coating on the dashboard, the door panels and the central console surround. The instruments are more driver-focused and there's the largest centre-dash infotainment screen in the segment, with two sizes available - 9.3-inches or (with navigation) 10-inches. There's another screen in the instrument binnacle, measuring between 7 and 10-inches depending on spec, replacing conventional dials. Plus an electric parking brake has been added. The seats on this Clio are much better than what you'd usually find in this segment in terms of comfort and support. They offer a longer seat base and a more enveloping shape. There's a useful gain in boot size, too; this Clio gets a variable-height floor so you can prioritise a low load lip or capacity, but the space on offer ranges from 330-litres up to as much as 391-litres.

Market and Model

Prices start from just under £15,500 and range up to just over £22,000, which is par for the course in the supermini segment. There are four trim levels - 'Play', 'Iconic', 'S Edition' and 'R.S. Line'. Standard kit includes what Renault calls its 'Smart Cockpit', a key component of which is the standard 9.3-inch multimedia screen, the biggest ever on a Renault model. This vertical and subtly curved tablet visually enlarges the dashboard and lends the cabin a more contemporary feel. Turned towards the driver, this screen, with its EASY LINK connected system, comprises all the multimedia, navigation and infotainment features as well as the car's MULTI-SENSE driving settings. Pay extra for GPS navigation and you get a 10-inch centre screen. All Clios also get a digital instrument binnacle and full-LED headlights. This car gets several new body colours this time round, including Valencia Orange and Celadon Blue. The Valencia Orange shade offers unprecedented depth and radiance thanks to a specific coloured varnish treatment making its first appearance in the automotive industry. In all, this Clio is available in 10 body colours and with three exterior customisation packs (in red, orange and black).

Cost of Ownership

Let's get to the WLTP figures. For the TCe 90 petrol unit, the figures are 54.3mpg and 118g/km. The Clio E-TECH Hybrid 140 manages 64.2mpg on the combined cycle and 100g/km of CO2, plus there's an 'EV' option that gives limited all-electric driving range. Enough on efficiency figures; what about the other costs of running this car - depreciation for example? Industry experts reckon this fifth generation Clio will do slightly better than its predecessors; after 3 Years/36,000 miles, a volume 'Iconic' TCe 90 variant is predicted to be worth 38% of its original value, which is very class-competitive - about the same as a comparable Ford Fiesta. You can plan ahead for maintenance costs by opting at point of purchase for a pre-paid servicing plan covering you for either three years and 30,000 miles, or four years and 40,000 miles. The four year '4+' warranty deal looks good too, given that most rivals restrict you to three year cover. This package also includes roadside assistance for the duration, though bear in mind that the final two years of the policy will be invalidated in the unlikely event that your Clio covers more than 100,000 miles. Depreciation levels will be very similar to those of other mainstream-brand superminis in this segment.

Summary

Renault knows how to do this. The company has been showing the world what a small hatch of this sort should be not only since the Clio first arrived in 1990 but since it virtually invented the supermini segment with the little Renault 5, way back in 1972. Unlike most motoring journalists, the French maker knows what most buyers in this sector really prioritise; practicality, comfort, value, safety and low running costs. Attributes that have made the Clio model line Europe's small car favourite. Which leaves us with what? A very accomplished all-rounder certainly - and a car that merits a significant place on any serious supermini buyer's shortlist. In driving it, we were reminded of something a recently disgraced former Renault Chief Executive once said: "there's nothing wrong with any car company that good cars won't fix". This is undoubtedly one of those. Good enough to properly reawaken British interest in the Clio? Possibly not. But you've watched this film. You know better. And, if you're looking for a supermini, we think you should give this one a chance. It might surprise you.

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

* Depending on the age of the vehicle, MPG and CO2 may be quoted using either NEDC or WLTP testing standards.  Find out more

Figures are provided for comparison purposes. Fuel consumption under real world driving conditions and the CO2 produced will depend upon a number of factors, including any accessories fitted after registration, variations in driving styles, weather conditions and vehicle load.

Personal contract purchase

Monthly payment£199
Deposit£4161
Term (months)24
Cash price£18,390
Credit amount£13,979
Guaranteed future value£9203
Total amount payable£18,390
Renault deposit£250
Contract mileage16,000
Excess mileage charge8.0p per mile
Representative APR0%
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