Renault Wind (2010-2012) owner reviews

"The Renault Wind is good to drive, has lots of standard equipment and is inexpensive. It’s a cheap and very cheerful convertible."

Carbuyer Rating

2.3 out of 5

Owners Rating

4.4 out of 5

68%of people would recommend this car to a friend.

Owner Rating

  • 4reviews
  • 5reviews
  • 1reviews

Common Problems

  • Electrics, Other (1 cases)
  • Electrics (1 cases)
  • Other (1 cases)

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

dymaniq S, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Collection, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Gt Line, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

s tce, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Bought Car

Used
Reliability

2 out of 5

Electrics, warning lights come on when there is no problem!
Running Cost

4 out of 5

reasonable fuel economy, excellent performance

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Renault Wind 1.2 TCE GT Line

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

40
Review
I've only had the car for a couple of weeks and have enjoyed every minute of it. I went for the 1.2 TCE GT Line Turbo which I am glad I did. It's an amazing car to drive, but some will complain about so-called 'blind spots'. I would highly recommend this car and im sure it will become a future classic car that could become a long time investment. I have not had any issues as yet with the car and if I do I will update this post with the relevant issues. Normally issues arise do to lack of regular inspection and poor maintenance you should only buy a car with a full service stamped history of the car.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Dynamic+, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Bought Car

Used
Reliability

4 out of 5

Build is very good and design is perfect.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Quite good around london, and realy exciting on good long roads....

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

dynamique gt line, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Bought Car

Used
Reliability

5 out of 5

had over 15 renaults never had any problems
Running Cost

5 out of 5

cheap road tax low insurance costs 44 miles a gallon

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Dynamique S, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Bought Car

New
Reliability

4 out of 5

Notchy gearchange (dealer unable to rectify) Poorly fitted doorseal and trim rattle - cured
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Will do 40mpg if driven carefully which is better than expected. No other costs incurred so far

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Dynamique s, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Bought Car

Used
Reliability

5 out of 5

No problems at all. Some plastics reflect the price
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Full economy impressive given the way I drive it. Tax and insurance very low for the type of car

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Wind Roadster Dynamique S 1.2 TCe 100, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Bought Car

Used
Reliability

5 out of 5

The only problem I have had, was a loose connection on my USB port.
Running Cost

3 out of 5

The Wind uses a little more fuel than expected, but I don't drive slowly, I drive at the legal limits. After 3000 miles the engine is loosening up and performance is increasing.

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
One rattle the main agent is struggling to identify otherwise perfect
Running Cost

3 out of 5

33mpg, rises to 45 on motorwasy. Does eat front tyres

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Dynamique S, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
A really good fun car-renault needs to promote this as so many do not realise how good this model actually is!

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Gt Line, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

leather, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Bought Car

Used
Reliability

5 out of 5

Build quality appears to good, first car with plastic panels I have ever owned. Reliability OK
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Appears to be quite economical but could have better MPG

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Dynamique S, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Absolutely love it! Incredible fun to drive. Reminds me of my youth when driving was a pleasure.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Dynamique S, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
I think my car is exceptional and the most practical in its class. The 1 piece roof retracts without taking up boot space, the lights and wipers are activated automatically. Much better and a lot more enjoyable to drive than my last car, a ford focus.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Dynamique, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Excellent.

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

Sport, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Poor customer and dealer service

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Roadster Gordini, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Dynamic, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Bought Car

Used
Reliability

3 out of 5

Top rattles other than that faultless
Running Cost

4 out of 5

35 to the gallon around town

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Dynamique, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Bought Car

New
Reliability

4 out of 5

It's a good reliable car but like all convertibles they have their draw backs and being a cheap convertible these seem to have shown in the build quality. It's a nice interior half leather but little things like the windows not going bac up when you raise or lower the roof also the very french radio which only allows you to go up to 32 which isn't that loud and the wiper blades seem huge and take up almost half of the windscreen. But looking at the big picture it's a little roadster that handles well and goes very well for a 1.2 engine feeling a lot more solid and more powerful than what it is.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Taking into consideration that its a turbo charged small engine not really desgined for economy runs it's not bad 40mpg and £130 road tax isn't bad. It costs me around about £35-£40 per week on fuel considering I do 12k+ a year I don't think that's a bad weekly figure.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Dynamique VVT, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Bought Car

Used
Reliability

4 out of 5

Reliability has been spot on, however the build quality lets it down, but only in as much as the dash and door trim is very plasticy. Nothing has dropped off or broken, so otherwise it is very nice. Fantastic seats!!!
Running Cost

3 out of 5

I had a Clio diesel before and do notice the extra cost in fuel.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

GT LIne, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Bought Car

Used
Reliability

5 out of 5

My first Renault in 10 years, and the quality of build is now first class a real change from the days of unreliable Lagunas in the late 90s.
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Disappointing economy - only 36 mpg against an expectation of 40+. Servicing was good value though.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Dynamique S 133VVT, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
I am very impressed with the new renault wind! Amazing car! Had the twingo before and because that was so good and the service i recieved i decided to get another renault. Never had a problem with them! Good solid cars! Will be buying another one in the future.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Dynamiques, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Bought Car

Used

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