Renault Clio 1.6 E-TECH Hybrid 140 S Edition 5dr Auto [Bose] Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £22,355What Car? Target Price£20,149
Review

It might not be the most fun or comfortable small car, but the Clio continues to be a great all-rounder. The frugal E-Tech hybrid version will appeal to company car users, but the TCe 100 petrol is our pick. Stick with the mid-range Iconic trim and you’ll have yourself a very well-priced and practical family car, although interior quality and the infotainment system can’t compete with its german Volkswagen Polo rival.

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Plush S Edition gets bigger 17in alloy wheels, climate control, rear electric windows, front parking sensors, a rear camera, auto wipers, a bigger 9.3in infotainment system and a 7.0in digital driver’s display over Iconic trim. It’s also the cheapest trim available with the 130 TCe engine.

This hybrid model combines a 1.6-litre four cylinder petrol engine with a pair of electric motors and a relatively small battery. It can’t quite match the diesel for fuel efficiency, yet it emits less CO2 and is in a far lower BIK company car tax bracket. It’s smooth in operation with decent performance after a bit of hesitation.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Electric Hybrid
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

65.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

300

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

96

g/km

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