Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)
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Renault Megane RS 265 (2014) review: 38 facts and highlights

1. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
9.8l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

2. Has front-wheel drive

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.
Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)
84% have it

3. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
6.2l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

4. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
360Nm
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 400Nm

5. better fuel economy (combined)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
7.5l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

6. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.65m
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 3.07m

7. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
343l
Mini Clubman (2014): 1068l

8. less CO2 emissions

The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.
174g/km
Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014): 0g/km

9. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
60l
Kia Rio LX (2015): 73l

10. smaller turn radius

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
11.4m
Scion iQ2 (2014): 4.2m

11. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)
72% have it

12. shorter length

4.3m
Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014): 2.34m

13. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.
Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)
82% have it

14. higher Euro NCAP rating

The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) carries out safety tests for new vehicles, providing an overall rating for each car’s safety. It covers different areas such as safety for an adult occupant, child occupant or pedestrian.
5
Ford Fiesta ST (2014): 6

15. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)
75% have it

16. Has in-car system

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.
Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)
29% have it

17. Has a rear-view camera

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.
Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)
17% have it

18. more cylinders

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.
4
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 6

19. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
16
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 24

20. Has a petrol (gasoline) engine

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.
Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)
81% have it

21. weight

1.37t
Opel Ampera Positiv (2014): 1.69kg

22. greater payload capacity

The total weight of cargo that can be carried in the cab and cargo bed, including passengers.
461kg
Fiat Panda 1.2 (2014): 800kg

23. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
261hp
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 306hp

24. longer basic warranty (years)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
3yrs
Nissan Versa Note S (2014): Unlimited yrs

25. width

1.85m
Peugeot 208 Allure (2014): 1m

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