Renault Megane Sport Tourer 1.5 Blue dCi R.S.Line 5dr Auto Review

Category: Estate car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £28,355What Car? Target Price£24,371
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 Megané 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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This sporty trim adds to Iconic with standard 17in alloy wheels, more aggressive front and rear bumpers, automatic emergency braking, a rear parking camera, RS line specific trimming inside including a sports steering wheel, a 10.0in driver’s display and a larger 9.3in touchscreen infotainment system.

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 MPH11.3 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
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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