What used Renault Megane R.S. hatchback will I get for my budget?
Prices for a Megane RS in good condition start at about £7000, this for a 250 or 250 Cup model from 2010 with an average mileage for the year and, most important, a full service history. Up the folding stuff to between £8000 and £10,000 to secure a 2011 or 2012 car that satisfies the same criteria, or spend £11,000 to £13,000 on a choice of good 2012 to 2014 variants. Above £15,000 should net you a 2015 car, this now a 275 version, but expect to spend double that for a late-model Trophy R.
How much does it cost to run a Renault Megane R.S. hatchback?
On paper the RS 265, the mid-way model between the earlier 250 and later 275, was good for an official average 34.4mpg, this corresponding to a CO2 emissions figure of 190g/km.
The annual car tax (VED) will be based on these CO2 figures, and will cost you more than the average, as will insurance. Expect servicing to cost more than a standard Megane, especially if you have it done at the main dealer, which we would recommend for the newer cars. There are a number of good independent specialist firms that will service your RS at a cheaper cost, though, so they’re worth seeking out.
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