Renault Clio hatchback (2013-2019): owner reviews

"The Renault Clio is good to drive and looks great, but on the inside it’s some way off rivals, which offer more space and are better made"

Carbuyer Rating

3.1 out of 5

Owners Rating

3.9 out of 5

Price
£14,420 - £22,470
55%of people would recommend this car to a friend.

Owner Rating

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Common Problems

  • Gearbox / clutch, Other (2 cases)
  • Other (10 cases)
  • Electrics (4 cases)
  • Suspension (1 cases)
  • Brakes, Suspension (1 cases)
  • Electrics, Engine (1 cases)
  • Brakes, Engine, Suspension (1 cases)
  • Brakes, Suspension, Other (1 cases)
  • Engine, Suspension (1 cases)
  • Electrics, Other (1 cases)
  • Engine, Gearbox / clutch (2 cases)
  • Brakes, Engine (1 cases)
  • Gearbox / clutch, Suspension (1 cases)
  • Electrics, Suspension (1 cases)
  • Gearbox / clutch (1 cases)
  • Brakes (1 cases)
  • Engine (1 cases)
  • Brakes, Electrics (1 cases)
  • Brakes, Electrics, Other (1 cases)

Owner Review

2 out of 5

Version

Expression

Year of registration

2017

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

29
Review
Worst car I have ever driven. Mine is dangerously sluggish when accelerating on full throttle. The gearbox is jerky on full throttle and sometimes when my foot is off the accelerator after changing gear. It only drives smoothly when I'm driving slowly and is not to be trusted for fast driving. The steering feels very light which makes me a bit uneasy as sudden steering at high speeds can make the car turn dangerously and violently – it doesn't take corners well, it feels like its about to skid or topple over which is very frightening around roundabouts. When taking bends at 23mph it should not respond like that. The only good thing about the car is it's stylish looks. I got a service light just after driving it for 1300 miles.

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1.2 Expression Manual 5 dr

Year of registration

2013

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

47
Review
Looks fantastic in bright red. Very comfy interior. The bad things are: Unexplained clutch judder when pulling off. The car is on its second clutch already. Very low power, useless on hills. No proper spare wheel, just one of those toy ones. MP3 only, no CD player. I much preferred my old 1999 Megane, which lasted nearly 15 years with no problems.
Reliability

2 out of 5

Clutch judder when pulling off from a cold start. Has occurred since the car was 3 months old.
Performance

2 out of 5

Very low power, especially on steep Welsh hills.
Running Cost
Good fuel economy. 47 mpg on short and long runs, very consistent.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Diesel

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

55
Review
Excellent reliability so far
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Fuel consumption, road tax, insurance, normal servicing all very reasonable. Timing belt needs changed every 5 years regardless of low mileage - an expensive job - costs Ł500.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

59
Review
HAD NO ISSUES
Running Cost

4 out of 5

ONLY SPENT ON FUEL AND REGULAR SERVICE

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

55

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

35

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2000

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

42

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2000

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

35
Review
Apart from routine servicing has been a good car considering what I paid fo it.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Usual servicing, cheap car insurance

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

31

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

30

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

28
Review
Never had a problem with anything
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Running costs aren't ridiculous... price of petrol is!

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

33
Review
Perfect so far
Running Cost

2 out of 5

It's very thirsty for a supermini.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2006

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

58
Review
Only had the car 3 months and one problem early on. A petrol gauge that when it reaches the 3/4 full mark and then when restarted shows a full tank of fuel. If only this was not fault but a bit of Renault magic.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Cheap... Ł30 tax and an average 58 mpg. Reasonable to insure also.

Owner Review

2 out of 5

Version

Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

32

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2004

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

42
Review
A few problems, but reliability overall good.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Relatively economical. Reasonable furl cosnumption. Servicing and spares costs average.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

38.9
Review
steering failed 28000 miles
Running Cost

3 out of 5

fuel consuption not very good and tyres dont last long

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

60
Review
Car has been perfect, feels very solidly built.
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Very economical on fuel, long service intervals

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

33

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

29
Review
So far I have had no issues at all
Running Cost

3 out of 5

tax is high because of the engine, and the insurance is also high and the fuel isn't great. But for me its all about Renaultsport and its performance

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

37
Review
not had any probs in time had it
Running Cost

3 out of 5

guess they pretty average

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

35
Review
Serviced regularly and never lets us down
Running Cost

4 out of 5

No running costs except on annual service and these are resonable

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

30
Review
Haven't had any problems with the car
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Apart from fuel (too expensive) other parts are cheap to replace and most can be done by myself, ie, bulbs, etc

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

54

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

35
Review
Nothing has gone wrong
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Cheap to run for the performance

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2004

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

25
Review
Problems with ecu faults constantly appearing and disappearing. Central locking going off all the time. Mechanically ok.
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Fuel averages 25mpg on super unleaded, tax at 220 a year, insurance for 21 year old with no points and 3 years no claims Ł820. Only part replaced is exhaust sensor at Ł80 trade.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

29
Review
No issues in first 12 months.
Performance

5 out of 5

Good performance & handling.
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Thirsty, expensive tyres.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

55
Review
No problems in 2 years
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Tyres could be cheaper

Owner Review

2 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

1999

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

40
Review
Engine is pretty good rather than that body work all rusty and interior very poor
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Ł80/ month including road tax, insurance and petrol

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2006

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

55
Review
Faultless

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

41

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

42
Review
ok except for cold starts sometimes not start on first attempt
Running Cost

4 out of 5

mpg improvement over previous car

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

1996

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Great car, fantastic mechanics. Bodywork a bit tatty now. Reliable and small enough for my usage
Running Cost

4 out of 5

I use alot of petrol doing short runs

Owner Review

2 out of 5

Version

12,engine

Year of registration

2013

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Pass this car by no power to slow mpg no good said 51 got 45mpg in side nice thats lt
Reliability

1 out of 5

Car ok got no power
Performance

1 out of 5

To slow
Running Cost

1 out of 5

45 mpg said 51

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

sport, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Small pocket rocket, can be fun to drive

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Renaultsport 182, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2004

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Best hot hatch available right now and last of the small, naturally aspirated performance hatches!

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Renaultsport 197 F1 Ltd Edition, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
The seats are a persistant problem. The recaro seats have been replaced on 4 seperate occasions. Other than this problem it has/is one of the most fun cars to drive.

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

Dynamique Tomtom WRC, 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

New
Review
Decent. However, an important reason for buying it was (on paper), a good blend of performance an fuel economy. My previous car (megane tourer 1.6 petrol) comfortably bettered the official mpg. My present car does not achieve the official figure, however careful you are. This is disappointing - even allowing for the fact that my present car has the lp turbo version of the 1.2litre engine. Also, and although renault make a good car in many ways, i had some reliability problems with the megane - and subsequent research shows up reliability problems with many renault models. As a result, i am probably looking at another brand for my next car. Unreliabilty is right at the top of my list of hates, when considering what car to buy.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

i music, 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
For a renault, mildly surprised by dealer, build, performance and reliablilty. No problems and would now consider another renault.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2003

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
The clio dci i own is the 80bhp variant. Although that is not a lot of power compared to most cars on the market, it is less than a tonne in weight. This makes it fun to drive, economical, low wearing and surprisingly a great little car! I've heard many problems with renault cars through friends, the internet, and in the media but i've had an opposite experience!

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Renaultsport, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
If i could change anything it would be the miles per gallon on short journeys it is shocking.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
My car looks good as standard, feels good to drive, comfortable, and does 40mpg which is great for me.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
This is the sports tourer version of the clio with a boot space marginally smaller than the vauxhall astra estate i previously owned. Boot size is ample for carrying luggage and the family dog. The car is pleasant to drive with reasonaly good economy. No obvious reliability issues though the car is only six months old. Rear visibility is a little bit restricted.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2006

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2001

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2003

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Dynamique TomTom, 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
The car has lived up to expectations. It does and performs as i thought it would without surprising me. In the seven months i have had it i have not needed to take it back to the garage at all.

Owner Review

1 out of 5

Version

Imusic, 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
Rubbish. They should stick to making wine and cheese and let the germans do cars.

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2006

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Average

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2004

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
It is great. Amazingly cheap tax for a year, cheap to insure and very economical to run. I hardly have any running costs and it sales through mots every year. Would recommend it to anyone.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

dci rip curl, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Not a bad car,i've had worse,it will do me for now.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

RS, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Amazing!

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
I love my little car, it has everything i need and is easy to drive with great visability.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Best car i ever owned. Quiet, great performance from 1.2 turbo engine, economical, comfortable., reliable and equal in ride quality to a larger car. Fantastic

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2003

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Feels like a quality item in substance but being a renault you always,rightly,worry that something might go wrong and as such cannot enjoy the car fully.. Buy with a warranty if possible....and full breakdown recovery just in case! Skoda,volvo or honda for me next time!

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

dinamique, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Best car i have had as a driving school car, pupils love it and it is a good second family car, with good spec. and plenty of space in car and boot.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

dynamic s, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Good value for money

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
A great small hatch providing all one needs from practical day to day wheels.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Nice

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

i music, 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
It's fine, a little under powered

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Renaultsport 172, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2002

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
The best hot hatch available for under £5,000!! They have lots of common faults which are expensive to repair (i've spent over £1,000 on mine since purchase!!). Now that all the faults are fixed this is the best car i've ever owned!! Good mpg considering the performance and very rewarding to drive!

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2003

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
I think it is the best car i have every owned. i love it and it has been really reliable with minor problems that cost very little to fix. ive always wanted a golf but when i had the chance to swap it i didnt cos the golf was older with more miles on the clock and didnt have any of the luxuries the clio has like rain sensitive wipers and wot not

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Expression, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Excellent car so far - i think renault's past reputation for unreliability is no longer true.

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

not sure, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2002

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

1998

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Vrooooooooooom vroooooooooooom

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

i-music, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Too early to say, but so far very good

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

dynamique s, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
My clio i use for driving tuition, every body that drives it from 17year olds to 60 year olds like it so that tells you a lot about the car . once a year we drive to the south of france in it with roof box on it does 44mpg and we get out at the end with no aches or pains very comfy

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2000

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Comfortable car all round, had very few problems since first purchasing, despite its 10 year life. However, lacks any real power due to the small engine, and and as such is merely functional, if boring.

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year of registration

2002

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Not good value for money!!! Renault expects me to spend more than the car is worth!!!

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

alize, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year of registration

1999

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Probably was a good car once; but my cam belt snapped and since thne it has not run at all well.

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2000

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Good car which does the job!

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2004

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Great

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Excellent

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

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
Not what i was expecting from it had a clio before and had lots of trouble with that aswell but thought give it one more chance thing which lets the car down the most is the dealerships very unrealible such as not phoning back and making silly excuses

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2003

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Very reliable

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Sport, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2006

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Trophy, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Bought Car

New
Review
Its amazing had some problems but its exclusivity makes it worth it

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

RS 172 cup, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2003

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

182, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Not the most practical nor the most economical but just a good allround package which is fantastic fun to drive everytime ! Despite the little niggles that do crop up quite regularly !!!

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Gordini, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Great car for value and performance

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2001

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year of registration

1999

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Good value

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

gt, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Cant fault it in any area.handles really well.excellent 6sd gearbox superb seats and driving position.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Expression, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Not very reliable / poor fuel economy

Owner Review

Version

Tom Tom Sport Tourer, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2004

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
I have always bought fiats in the past , but was most imprest by this car, i,e, renault , so thought i would try . Pleasantly surprised./

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

not known, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

1999

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Ideal for 2 people. We have 2 other cars that we use

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

rt, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
It has personlity but is a bit underpowered in my opinion

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Elegance, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2002

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Best small car for any size of family, very easy to drive, suitable for my wife at 5' tall and me at 6' 1" tall. very comfortable. fast enough.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Renaultsport, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Enjoyable car with great performance, build and ride quality could be better though.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Reanaultsport 197, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2006

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Excellent car apart from the recaro seats wearing so badly

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Dynamique ST, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Clio sports tourer 1.5dci is a practical and efficient vehicle that has proved suited to the job.60mpg on trips to france is terrific.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Dynamique 1.2 16v 75

Year of registration

2016

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Comfortable little car. Smooth ride with a nice little engine. The interior isn't as bad as what is stated. The traditional cheap plastic interior is replaced with smooth finishes and decorative gloss. A thing to mention is the view out the rear window is limited. But, you can get an optional rear and front sensor fitted at any point. The new Clios come with a 7" central display as standard, which has sat-nav, radio, a choice of media inputs (Audio jack, USB, or Bluetooth), but unfortunately the usb won't charge phones or iPods. The car doesn't use regular keys, instead a card shaped key that the car senses, so it can be left in your pocket, so no fiddling around with an ignition, though you can insert it into a slot if need be, and you get the fun of pressing a START button. There is an emergency key inside of the card, which can be pulled out and used to unlock from the passenger side. In terms of space in the car, being a tall gent myself, I've found it quite spacious, and even with my seat pushed back, there is still plenty of room behind for a pair of legs.
Performance
Smooth acceleration for the engine size it is. Handling feels comfortable, and the ride is also smooth.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

With current petrol prices at 99.9p, £30 will fill the car up full and you'll get a good few hundred miles without worries

Owner Review

1 out of 5

Version

Dynamique Nav 900cc 5dr

Year of registration

2013

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

35
Review
Worst car ever! Incredibly unreliable..... Returned for repair around 15 times in less than 2 years. Faults include power steering faults, wipers inoperable, full beam inoperable, horn inoperable TWICE! Window motor fault. On top of that the car has had two safety recalls on the brakes. The centre console jumps /skips when Bluetooth and satnav both in use. Renault have not taken into account right hand drivers, window demists quicker on the left, start button on left, phone speaker on left (sounds like under water to other person). On top of that, Renault are not good at customer aftercare, they pretty much take your money and then hate it if you have to bring the car in for repairs (which you probably will have to).

Owner Review

1 out of 5

Version

0.9 TCe Dynamique MediaNav

Year of registration

2013

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

45
Review
Although this car looks great and drives nicely, this is the most unreliable car I have ever owned. It has been back to the main dealer many times (approx 10-12 times) for various faults. I have had five parts replaced in a year and a half and two safety recalls for brakes. Full beam broke, the horn broke, the car sometimes didn't lock, the wipers stay on after locking the car, I've had a power steering fault and the driver's window makes a noise. The media system is good, although when connected to Bluetooth playing music is jumpy. There's not much headroom in the back for taller passengers. Engine is nippy (not in eco mode) for such a small displacement - making tax cheap, however when it's not in eco mode the mpg reduces significantly. Finishes inside are quite nice but metallic finishes on dashboard reflects the sun into your eyes when it's sunny. Overall it's a nice car but not a brand I will buy from again.
Reliability

1 out of 5

Rubbish!

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