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Renault Modus MPV (04 - 12) review

(2004 - 2012)
Renault Modus MPV (04 - 12)
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1 Jan 2006 00:00 | Last updated: 13 Jun 2018 18:55

What's the used Renault Modus hatchback like?

Some buyers will be put off buying a Renault Modus because of its looks - its high sides and ungainly stance make it appear a bit awkward. However, these buyers will be missing out, because the Modus is a very talented car.

Those lofty dimensions make for excellent cabin space, with lots of headroom and, thanks to a sliding rear bench, limo-like legroom in the back. Mind you, that does steals space from the boot, so the Modus isn't as practical as you might expect.

On the other hand, the drive is probably more comfortable than you would expect. The ride is smooth over any surface, and while the Modus doesn't have the most entertaining handling in this class, there's plenty of grip.

There's a wide range of engines and trims to choose from, and most cars are well stocked with goodies. The build quality is excellent, and the high-grade materials give a classier feel than you'll get in most superminis. Also, being a Renault, it's extremely safe.