The new Renault Clio can adapt quickly to your tastes, thanks to the two-tone coloring theme with customizable exterior options. The new full front LED lighting system “Pure Vision” enhances the appearance of the vehicle as well as safety.
It emits 20% more light than a halogen beam, while reducing the glare effect. In addition, the new Renault Clio’s headlamps incorporate C-shaped Daytime Running Lights. The front has been completely redesigned, both the upper and lower grilles are visibly wider and more modern. With the already existing color range, four new shades have been added: Intense Red, Titanium Gray, Pearly White and Iron Blue. The new Clio benefits from premium materials commonly used by Renault’s expensive models. The texture of the plastic is of superior quality and the colors inside the cabin are more refined.
In short, the new Renault Clio conquers its seductive exterior style, perfectly complemented by sophisticated interior. The all-rounder has been completely redesigned, with no more plastic components, giving you a very good feeling in relation to the rest of the cabin. To complement the quality impression, the gear shifter and door panels benefit from a refined and ergonomic design. The armrest is much more aesthetically pleasing. Seats feature superior quality upholstery and provide excellent lateral support. Thanks to the customization program, Renault Clio can be purchased in more than 30 combinations of different shades. The ceiling and side mirrors can be ordered in two tone tones, guaranteeing an impeccable finish. The interior offers two ambience packs, Florida Red and Smoky Gray. The color of the dashboard may be different from that of the upholstery of the seats, allowing customers a more diverse range of customization.
The French manufacturer has revolutionized the small-car market by incorporating technologies reserved for superior segment vehicles. Renault Clio benefits from three different multimedia systems plus other features that enhance driving experience. The simple and ingenious R & Go system instantly connects the vehicle with the user’s smartphone. This way, you can easily and intuitively access the most frequently used functions of your car, navigation, phone and multimedia. Renault Clio’s second infotainment system is Media Nav Evolution, which offers the best value for money as its features demonstrate. It incorporates a 7-inch touchscreen display and features features such as surfing live traffic information. The Bluetooth connection allows streaming music through the smartphone, while the reverse camera display is projected on the 7-inch screen. The Eco2 function, which provides drivers with information on how they drive and tips on how to improve fuel economy.
The third infotainment system is R-LINK Evolution, renowned for the quality of its graphics, which takes the form of a customized tablet. The screen is 7 inches and allows users to zoom in, reduce or move images with a touch, such as a smartphone. The Renault Clio’s R-LINK Evolution system includes:
– TomTom navigation with real-time traffic information with one year free subscription
– Bluetooth and 3G
– Radio DAB (Market Based)
– Voice control
– Play photos and video streaming (when the vehicle is stationary)
Also, R-LINK Store gives you access to all your favorite apps. Thanks to the sensors mounted around the vehicle, the new Renault Clio is manoeuvrable even in the toughest driving and parking situations. At speeds less than 18 MPH (30 km / h), Easy Assist detects available parking spaces.
Once an adequate space has been identified, the system coordinates the vehicle’s direction as the driver focuses on the brake and acceleration. The side mirrors fold automatically when the doors are locked from the outside. The electro-chrome rear-view mirror of the new Renault Clio benefits from self-dimming, a very useful feature at night. The new model is the first B-segment Renault to benefit from the BOSE premium audio system expertise. It turns the interior into a concert hall with clear authentic music, worthy of a live performance. The system consists of seven loudspeakers, two in the dash panel, two in the front door panels, two in the rear door panels and a subwoofer in the luggage compartment. The Renault Clio 1.5 dCi turbodiesel is powered by a six-speed manual transmission that develops 100 hp.
Equipped with Stop / Start technology, the engine delivers 260 Nm of torque available from 1,750 rpm. The Renault Clio range also includes the Energy TCe 120 gasoline engine, available with a six-speed manual transmission. Optionally, you can benefit from the Efficient Dual Clutch (EDC) automatic transmission. This engine delivers 205 Nm at 2,000 rpm, direct injection, turbocharger and the Stop / Start system. Depending on the three versions, Life, Zen and Intensive, you can opt for a diesel or gasoline engine that develops 75, 90 or 110 hp. Renault Clio price $12,713 (10.650 EURO, £9,392)