The facelifted Renault Megane will cost from £16,275 when it goes on sale in April
20 March 2012

The facelifted Renault Megane will cost from £16,275 when it goes on sale in April. Top-spec Sport Tourer variants are priced from £22,490.

Three new engines make it to the Megane range and include a 1.2 TCe 115 petrol, 1.5 dCi 110 and the 1.6 dCi 130. Each unit is fitted with stop-start as standard.

The 1.2-litre unit achieves a claimed 53.3mpg and 119g/km CO2, while the diesels achieve 80.7mpg with 90g/km CO2 and 70.6 mpg and 104g/km CO2 emissions respectively. The 1.4 TCe 130 and 2.0 TCe 180 engines are no longer available to order.

External revisions to the fresher-faced Megane include styling tweaks to the front bumper and the addition of LED daytime running lights on Dynamique TomTom models upwards. The Megane’s alloy wheel line-up is also revised.

Inside the car’s cabin, changes include new interior trims - including a leather pack which comes in a choice of two finishes – and GT-Line TomTom models get red stitching, a sports steering wheel and Renaultsport badges on the door sills and dashboard trim as standard.

Renault has also introduced a new New entry-level Expression+ trim level, which gets Bluetooth, USB, and an upgraded stereo system on top of the Expression’s standard kit of 16-inch alloys, air conditioning and front fog lights.

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20 March 2012

£16,275?!!! £16,275??? Are Renault on something?!! Seems enormously overpriced to me. And it'll depreciate like nothing else!

"The creative adult is the child who survived."

20 March 2012

[quote Mini1]£16,275??? Are Renault on something[/quote]

You are absolutely right.

It wasnt that long ago they were offering a base Megan for £9,995.

If they think any megan (renaultsport excepted) is worth £16,275 they might as well withdraw from the UK altogether because they wont be selling any cars here either way.

Anonymous

21 March 2012

Jeez! And everyone was saying the new Civic was expensive - at least that'll hold its value!

21 March 2012

Remind me again what an equivalent Astra or Focus costs?

21 March 2012

[quote Liammm]Jeez! And everyone was saying the new Civic was expensive - at least that'll hold its value[/quote]

The car I have lost the most money on per length of ownership was a 56 plate Civic 2.2 that I had for about 18 months.

21 March 2012

[quote artill]

[quote Mini1]£16,275??? Are Renault on something[/quote]

You are absolutely right.

It wasnt that long ago they were offering a base Megan for £9,995.

If they think any megan (renaultsport excepted) is worth £16,275 they might as well withdraw from the UK altogether because they wont be selling any cars here either way.

[/quote]

Zetec Focus 1.0T 100PS EcoBoost £17,445.00 so a Megan is about £1,200 less, does it seem overpriced still??

 

Hydrogen cars just went POP

21 March 2012

[quote Autocar]The 1.2-litre unit achieves a claimed 53.3mpg and 119g/km CO2, while the diesels achieve 80.7mpg with 90g/km CO2 and 70.6 mpg and 104g/km CO2 emissions respectively.[/quote]

The prices seem at least similar to those of its competitors, and while in several aspects it's not as good as a Focus, Golf etc. it seems reasonably well equipped, is more stylish than most of its rivals, especially the 3 door version (at least IMO) and has some pretty economical engines.

 

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21 March 2012

[quote Submariner Redux]

Remind me again what an equivalent Astra or Focus costs?

[/quote]

Focus Edge 1.6 TDCi (115ps) £17,795.00 - low spec

Astra 1.7 CDTI (110 ps) SE (second lowest trim) £18,385 - offers available

i.e. quite a bit more expensive

 

Hydrogen cars just went POP

21 March 2012

Engine choice is a bit limiting, the most powerful being 130 and the biggest petrol engine being a 1.2 it's sure to cost them sales.

Obviously this excludes any Renaultsport editions

 

Hydrogen cars just went POP

jer

21 March 2012

I like the look of the Sport tourer, shame no RS version or super diesel. Shop around for the best prices.

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