Renault Clio 2016, in 4 keys: the best-selling Renault is put to the day with a light face wash

Renault Clio is an institution. It is one of Renault’s most sold of the history, the worthy heir to the 5 and Super 5 since the beginning of the years 90. It is currently run by its fourth generation, which was launched already in 2012. Renault has decided that it is time to to refresh the image of your best-selling, in a competition also renewed: the Peugeot 208 and SEAT Ibiza have also been washed away in the face just months. Then I line by line, keys face wash on the Renault Clio.

1) cosmetic Surgery light for your outdoor

The renewed Renault Clio will go on sale across Europe in September.

Say that the facelift of the Renault Clio is revolutionary would be a mistake. The utilitarian French receives a new optical front, that for the first time released technology Full LED. The rear headlights have also been redesigned, with an internal structure, and LED a more elegant look. The bumpers have also been redesigned slightly, but changes are almost imperceptible. As is customary, will offer four new colors for the bodywork, new upholstery and new wheel designs.

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2) Alternative Initiale Paris since its launch

Renault want to give your vehicle a touch more chic, more premium, thanks to their versions Initiale Paris – view contact-making with a Talisman Sport Tourer Initiale Paris. A premium, comfortable and refined, not sporty: its interior will be upholstered in leather, and both lever changes as the steering wheel will be coated in a delicious Nappa leather perforated. Your body will be offered in the exclusive tone Givré Grey and will have a standard Bose stereo system, parking assistant and LED lighting. Its engine range will include units TCe and dCi 90 HP and 120 HP.

3) dCi Engines up to 110 HP, and TCe up to 120 HP

What will be encouraged Renault to offer a manual gearbox in the Clio RS after the facelift?

Mechanically there are no big news. The biggest is that the Renault Clio debuts engine 1.5 dCi 110 HP, associated to a manual gearbox of six relations – until now, the Renault Clio I had as a diesel most powerful engine 1.5 dCi of 90 HP. The utilitarian gaul already had the option to mount a motor 1.2 TCe 120 HP in their versions of GT, but now can be associated to a manual gearbox of six relations. The range Renault Clio will offer 11 different combinations of engine and gearbox after face washing.

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4) Infotainment evolved and automatic parking

Renault Clio IV phase 2 is available with three different systems of infotainment (according to finish): R&GO, Media Nav Evolution and Renault R-Link Evolution. The latter offers services connected to the Internet, accessible from the Bluetooth connection to our smartphone. The press note does not explain the existence of connectivity Android Auto or Apple CarPlay – a point of necessary improvements. Finally, the Renault Clio debuts car parking system automatic “hands-free”, inherited from other models in the range.

Source: Renault