Used Renault Modus MPV 2004 - 2012 review

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2004 - 2012 review
Renault Modus MPV (04 - 12)
  • Renault Modus MPV (04 - 12)
  • Renault Modus MPV (04 - 12)
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Our recommendations

Which used Renault Modus hatchback should I buy?

There are plenty of engines to choose from - three petrol and three diesel.

If you want a petrol engine, you'll find the 1.2 is adequate, but the 1.4 provides extra performance, which comes in very handy. The 1.6 provides more power still and all have good fuel economy, with none failing to beat 40mpg.

Alternatively, you can go for the 1.5 dCi turbodiesel with outputs of 68, 86 or 106bhp. All provide decent performance, and they're very refined and frugal, but they're pricey in comparison with the petrols. That's why we'd recommend the 1.4 petrol.

There's a dizzying array of trim levels to consider, too, each of which provides varying combinations of equipment. All get remote central locking, curtain airbags, a CD player and electric front windows, but air-con is only standard on some. We'd go for Expression, which gives you everything you need at a relatively low price.

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