Renault Clio

The Renault Clio is a supermini hatchback car sold in the UK, Australia, and Asia. The four-seat, front-wheel-drive car, which has been named "European Car of the Year" twice, is offered in three models--the TCe75, the TCe90, and the TCe90 Auto EDC. There is both a diesel and a gasoline-powered model. The Clio is noted for its five-door design with hidden rear door handles, its fuel economy and its innovative information system. This car has an affordable base price with plenty of optional packages and features to allow buyers to customize it without paying for options they won't use.


What type of engine does the Clio have?

The standard gas-powered Clio comes with a choice of a 1.2L four-cylinder engine, with a maximum power output of 75 hp, a turbocharged 0.9L three-cylinder engine, with 90 hp and a 1.2L turbocharged engine which produces up to 120 hp. A turbocharged 1.6L four-cylinder engine, capable of producing 197 hp will be featured on the upcoming Renault Sport model. The diesel models have a choice of two engines: a 1.5 dCi straight-4 engine that produces 75 and one that produces 90 hp.


Can you tell me a little bit about the safety features on the Clio?

The safety features on the Clio include driver and passenger airbags, a tire pressure warning light, electronic brake distribution, anti-drill door locks, electronic stability control, optional hands-free parking, hill start assist, a tire inflation kit, and an anti-intruder device.


What colors does the Clio come in?

The Clio is available in glacier white, ivory, mercury, titanium grey, diamond black, iron blue, arctic white, flame red, mars red, deep black, pearl white, and liquid yellow. Interior color options include white, blue, red, grey, rust, and black.


What are a few of the Clio's specs?

The Renualt Clio weighs approximately 2,403 pounds. It measures 160" in length, 68" in width and 57" in height. It sits approximately 6.25" from the ground and can safely tow around 2,600 pounds.


What about entertainment and information features?

The Clio's entertainment and information features include R Link, Renault's patented system that links your smartphone and navigation system as well as provides voice controls, multi-media, vehicle data, and voice controls. Also, the car comes with a 7" touchscreen and a premium BOSE sound system with six speakers.


How much does the Renault Clio cost?

The Renault Clio starts at 13,500 pounds. Renault offers a three-year 60,000-mile warranty on this vehicle as well as three years of roadside assistance. Other warranty and maintenance plans are available at an additional cost.


What are a few of the interior features on the Clio?

In addition to the information and entertainment features, the interior of the Clio is equipped with a full grained leather-wrapped steering wheel, air conditioning, heating system with pollen filter, optional leather upholstery, optional aluminum pedals, and an optional dash cam.

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