Renault Megane Sport Tourer 1.5 Blue dCi Iconic 5dr Review

Category: Estate car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £24,760What Car? Target Price£21,298
Review

The E-Tech plug-in hybrid makes some sense to company car users or those private buyers who can make full use of its all-electric potential, and is reasonably priced for a PHEV, but the Megane Sport Tourer's petrol and diesel engines are a bit off the pace in terms of efficiency and performance. The load bay of the E-Tech is slightly bigger than the Ceed Sportwagon’s, but non-hybrid models have a small boot for the class, while rear seat space is unimpressive. It’s disappointing, too, that automatic emergency braking comes as standard only on the top trim level.

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Entry-level Iconic is well equipped with standard 16in alloy wheels, electric heated folding mirrors, LED front and rear lights, auto lights and wipers, front and rear parking sensors, cruise control, lane departure warning, automatic main beam, a 7.0in digital driver’s display, keyless entry and start, dual-zone climate control, switchable driving modes and ambient lighting plus a 7.0in touchscreen infotainment system. This comes with a DAB radio, sat nav, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

A frugal diesel that’s not particularly flexible low down compared to the larger-engined Octavia 2.0 TDI. The BIK rate is particularly great, either.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH11.4 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

61.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

449

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

121

g/km

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