2002 Renault Clio DCI 80 BHP 1.5 diesel
The Economist's choice.
Brakes worn out.
Bearings in the front suspension replaced (under warranty)
Clutch replaced (under warranty) after app. 25.000kms.
Gear lever "cloth" replaced under warranty.
Very nice, comfortable and silent car. Compared to a 206 (I've had two of them..) it's a lot more quiet, especially on the motorway.
The diesel economy (I've forgotten the English word..) is quite impressive, returning 5l/100km in everyday driving. Interior quality is also superior to the 206's..
I would definitely go for a Renault again, the diesel being both refined and relatively fast.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 21st January, 2004