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Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)

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Renault Megane RS 265 (2014) review: 37 facts and highlights

Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)
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Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)

Why is Renault Megane RS 265 (2014) better than the average?

  • Maximum torque
    ?

    360Nmvs172.96Nm
  • Longer wheelbase
    ?

    2.65mvs2.54m
  • Faster acceleration (0-100)
    ?

    6svs11.3s
  • Top speed
    ?

    255km/hvs179.2km/h
  • Larger fuel tank
    ?

    60lvs47.25l
  • Lower ground clearance
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    120mmvs131.26mm
  • Bigger screen size
    ?

    7"vs6.67"
  • More valves
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    16vs15.03

General info

1.Has fully independent suspension
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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)
2. smaller turn radius
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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.

Best

Scion iQ2 (2014)

4.2m

11.4m

3. less CO2 emissions
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The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.

Best

Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014)

0g/km

174g/km

4.Has front-wheel drive
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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)
5. higher Euro NCAP rating
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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.

Best

Ford Fiesta ST (2014)

6

5

6.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
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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)

Dimensions

1. shorter length
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Best

Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014)

2.34m

4.3m

2. greater cargo volume
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A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

Best

Mini Clubman (2014)

1068l

343l

3. longer wheelbase
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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).

Best

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)

3.07m

2.65m

4.weight
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Best

Opel Ampera Positiv (2014)

1.69kg

1.37t

5. more headroom (front)
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More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

Best

Mini Clubman (2014)

1.06m

873mm

6. greater payload capacity
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The total weight of cargo that can be carried in the cab and cargo bed, including passengers.

Best

Fiat Panda 1.2 (2014)

800kg

461kg

Speed

1. faster acceleration (0-100)
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The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.

Best

Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)

6s

6s

2.top speed
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The fastest speed that the vehicle can reach.

Best

Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)

255km/h

255km/h

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)
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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.

Best

Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

0l/100 km

9.8l/100 km

2. better fuel economy (combined)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A higher fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

0l/100 km

7.5l/100 km

3.maximum torque
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Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)

400Nm

360Nm

4. better fuel economy (highway)
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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.

Best

Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

0l/100 km

6.2l/100 km

5.Has a turbocharged engine
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A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)
6. larger fuel tank
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A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

Best

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73l

60l

Features

1.Has a rear-view camera
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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)
2.Has in-car system
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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)
3.Has stolen vehicle tracking system
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The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.

Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)
4.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
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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)
5.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Ford Focus ST (2014)

2

1

6. bigger screen size
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A bigger screen size for the in-car system provides a better user experience and is easier to use while driving.

Best

Ford Focus SE Hatch (2014)

19"

7"

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