Renault adds a new variant of the Megane III called equipped with the known impeller K4M 1.6 16v 110 horsepower mated to a five-speed manual transmission Authentique. With this product it becomes more accessible hathcback C segment.
WHAT IS IT ?: The most accessible of the third generation of the compact of the French brand called Expression variant. Equipped with the known K4M engine 1.6 16v 110 hp version is produced in Bursa Turkey and is below the known Privilege Plus M / T and CVT with the 2.0 16v 143 hp (see release).
It measures 4302 mm long 1808 mm wide 1471 mm high and a wheelbase of 2640 mm. The trunk offers 368 liters expandable to a volume of 1125 l. While the fuel tank has a capacity of 60 liters.
K4M mechanically bears the impeller seen Renault and in other products such as Logan for example (see test). It has 1598 cc engine twin cam to the head 16 valves and a power of 110 hp at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 151 Nm at 4250 laps. This mechanism is associated with a five-speed manual transmission.
Renault declares an acceleration of 0-100 km / h in 10.3 seconds and a top speed of 185 km / h and combined fuel consumption of 9.5 liters per 100 km. The Kerb weight is 1280 kg.
In terms of chassis uses on the front axle of a scheme of pseudo McPherson suspension with lower triangle while the rear has a rigid shaft. Brakes are vented front discs and solid rear discs.
Strengths: The design and comfort equipment which is correct for the sale value. The mechanical assembly (motor / box) and was tested and is known in various brand products. The price is very competitive for the segment.
Weaknesses: While the price is competitive compared to 2.0 Privilege Plus they took off security features to achieve: no lateral and curtain as well as traction control and stability airbags. The spare tire is for temporary use and goes out of the trunk.
EQUIPMENT: The Megane III 1.6 Expression fitted as standard: dual front airbags ABS + EBD + EBA ISOFIX child seats safety belts and headrests rear inertial (3) LED daytime running lights manual air conditioning with access to rear seats stereo AM / FM / CD / MP3 / USB / CBOX / Bluetooth onboard computer sound system 3D Sound Arkamys electric pack (levantavidrios mirrors and lock) upholstered in fabric alloy wheels 16 inches above 205/55 R16 tires driver seat height adjustment and lumbar multi-function leather steering wheel adjustable for height and depth 60:40 rear seat front and rear fog lamps among other items. for the other reviews about the newest cars visit here.
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