With its attractive looks, affordable price, and advanced features, the Renault Clio is among the most-awaited cars in India. Expected to arrive in the country by mid 2014, the car has already received great reviews in Europe.
The first model of the Renault Clio, launched in the year 1990, was a great success worldwide. The Indian market now looks forward to welcoming the fourth generation of this car in July 2014, which has already impressed its users in Europe.
One of the affordable & good-looking light cars, the Clio oozes loads of style and a French flamboyance that most of the other manufacturers fail to match. This power-packed car comes with advanced features, a stylish body, and elegant interiors.
Design, Built & Exteriors:
Inspired by the DeZir concept, the fascia of this suave car flaunts a large vertical logo against a glossy black background. Based on the new version of Alliance B platform, the Renault Clio Exteriors are mesmerizing.
This 5-door car with a length of 4.05 m & width of 1.72 m, boasts of chrome-trimmed headlights, LED daytime-running lights, and many more exciting features.
The Renault Clio Interiors are as impressive as its exteriors. The significant Renault Clio features include power assisted electronic steering wheel, ASR traction control, ABS with EBD, brake assist, dual airbags, cruise control, ESC, reversing camera, keyless entry, Renault R-Sound app, Renault Bass reflex system, a stylish dashboard, on-board connected navigation, digital speedometer, and more.
Available in a variety of colors, the Renault Clio flaunts an innovative device – the Renault R-Link, which is an integrated touch screen tablet equipped by an internet connection. With its comfortable seating and good quality upholstery the car guarantees a relaxed ride.
Engine & Performance:
Powered by petrol and diesel engines, the car promises to meet the varied needs of its users. The new 3 cylinder 1.4 litre tubo-charged engine that generates 90 bhp at 5000 rpm and a peak torque of 135 Nm at 1650 rpm, powers the petrol variant of the car. The 1.5-litre dCi diesel engine equipped with Stop & Start Technology, yields power of 90 bhp at 4000 rpm generating 220 Nm of peak torque. The third variety mill is the TCe 120 fourth generation 1.2 L engine powered by six-speed EDC transmission that produces 120 bhp power and 190 Nm of peak torque.
The Renault Clio Price range is Rs. 7 to 8 Lakhs.
With an alluring price tag, this car from the house of Renault is a perfect blend of good performance, attractive looks, and powerful features. When launched in the Indian market, this car would give tough competition to Fiat Punto, Chevrolet Sail, Maruti Swift, Hyundai i20, and other similar B segment cars.