The new entry level modern car, manufactured from the French autocar giant Renault in the B segment is Renault Clio, which gives customers the best in class stylish features, embedded with modern instrument panel and in addition to this the phenomenal comfort and safety features are some of the specifications which makes it apart from other cars in its segment. Soon to launch Renault Clio comes with basic and standard features, which makes it a bit cheaper. Comparing to other cars in this segment what makes Renault Clio very special is its solid and dependable build quality. Its rigor and boldness makes it a truly desirable car. It first entered the car market in 1991, and till now it is greeted with phenomenal success in sales and consumer satisfaction.
Renault Clio houses a 1.2L TCE , 1149 cc 16 valve I4 engine which is a small engine as compared to other B segment cars but is capable of giving dynamic performance on-road. It exhales a Maximum Power of 101 PS which is equivalent to 74kw and 100 hp, and with 1.5L engine amazing torque levels are attained. It is also available in environment friendly engine options like the E85 bio ethanol-compatible version while another being the LPG version. Renault Clio can zoom to a top speed of around 185 kmph while going from 0-100kmph takes 11.1 sec. The car rides smoothly even on speed-breakers and has no problem crossing the bumpy unwanted road situations.
The exteriors of Renault Clio are attractive and beautiful. The exterior quality matches with its engine and gives a bold and decent look. It has a total length of 3.81m which proves fruitful in its turning circle of 10.3m. The front bumper and grille have been designed perfectly. The placing of ample amount of curves and horizontal lines makes it more elegant. The crystal headlamp masks are a new feature, also the fog lamps have now been positioned to the bumper. The latest versions Renault Clio Campus are provided with windscreens which are of flatblade-type. The rear view legislation is followed and could be seen in its variants and to minimize the blind spots Renault Clio is provided with larger exterior mirrors. The prominent head lights give it a classic look. It comes with 15-inch Alyum aluminium alloy wheels and as a nice option metallic paint on it is available. Renault Clio is expected to come in showrooms as 3-door and 5-door hatchback coupe which are more or less similar in dimensions. Renault Clio is building on the faithful old Renault platform which delivers a perfect blend between consumer comfort levels and superior performance.
Looking at the interiors of this hatchback model, Renault provides the basic comfort levels for occupants matching with safety features. The entertainment features in Renault Clio are decent and comes loaded with finger tip-controlled MP3-CD player. The manual air conditioning is good and is not disappointing. Dashboard comes loaded with clear and decent functions. The centre control houses features such as cruise control and the brilliant speed limiter options. The interior ambience is designed beautifully and gives occupants a homely feeling. The cabin space is amazing and is one of the leading in its class. Renault Clio is also perfect for tall occupants.
Renault Clio complies with all the European safety measures. The starting basic versions are also provided with air-bags. It has strong braking system which ensures safety. The front portion is engineered in such a way to curb the damage in case of an accident. It is prized with four-star Euro NCAP crash-test criteria. Lastly, the consumer safety is enhanced with the third generation Renault System which offers Protection and Resistant against accidents.