2013 Renault Clio review and pictures

Posted on Thursday, 5 July 2012 , 00:07:23 byEmil

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Renault Clio

French carmaker Renault developed a new 2013 model, the Clio and also released a few details before the launching date. Fans and enthusiasts can see the model for the first time at the Paris Motor Show this year. The new Renault Clio borrowed different elements from other models. The muscular fenders, sweptback headlights and the grille are just a few. The rear door handles, the LED daytime running lights and the gloss black trim are also some of the elements that make it so great.

On the inside, the specialists used high-quality materials and also new technology. The main features are metallic accents, a digital speedometer and piano black trim. For the ones that want more, the engineers provide as an option the R-Link infotainment system with internet connectivity and a lot more. Also buyers will receive the Media Nav system and has a 7-inch touch-screen display with GPS navigation and Bluetooth connectivity. In terms of power, the specialists offer different engines. The first one is a 900cc 3-cylinder Energy TCe that is capable of developing up to 89 horsepower and 135 Nm of torque. In conclusion, the fuel consumption is 4.3 l/100 km and the CO2 emission level is somewhere around 99 g/km.

The other option is the 1.5-liter 4-cylinder Energy dCi 90 which is capable of developing 89 horsepower and 220 Nm of torque. The ones interested should expect to have a fuel consumption of 3.2 liters / 100 km and 83 g/km Co2 emission level. In the end, the Renault specialists prepared a 1.2-liter 4-cylinder TC3 120 which is capable of producing 118 horsepower and 190 nm of torque. Unfortunately the engine will not be available until the half of next year, but it will be totally worth the wait.