Renault Megane Reviews from Egypt

2006 Renault Megane 1.6

Model year2006
Year of manufacture2006
First year of ownership2006
Most recent year of ownership2008
Engine and transmission 1.6 Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.8 / 10
Distance when acquired0 kilometres
Most recent distance50000 kilometres
Previous carSkoda Felicia

Faults:

Strange sounds coming from front panel, specially during long driving.

When street is bumpy you hear sound fro the steering wheel and you feel that it is shaking below.

General Comments:

The car is very comfortable.

The trunk is big enough to take all your stuff specially when travelling with the family.

Overall performance is very good and you will find options can never find in similar cars. ex, the light and rain sensors.

Safety measures are high which is good for Egyptian roads. Thing that you do not see in the Corolla and Lancer. I do not know why people buy these cars.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 8th July, 2008

2005 Renault Megane Dynamic 1.6 16v

Model year2005
Year of manufacture2005
First year of ownership2008
Most recent year of ownership2008
Engine and transmission 1.6 16v Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.3 / 10
Distance when acquired70000 kilometres
Most recent distance80000 kilometres
Previous carHyundai Elantra

Summary:

Overall I think it is the best used car on the market for its value

Faults:

The drivers seat belt hanger plastic cover broke while emergency breaking this shows poor quality of plastics used in the car.

Drivers side mirror automatic closing motor is faulty have not yet taken it to the dealer I just close it manually.

Drivers side arm rest both on the door and center console have shown some wear.

Front right mag rim bent easly on hitting a pot hole (a lot of them on the Egyptian Roads)

General Comments:

Well it is a car that turns heads, everybody I know likes the way it looks.

The Keyless ignition like the new BMW's is also a cool feature.

From inside it is very spacious with a lot of storage compartments, the glove compartment is real large.

Seats are comfortable compared to my previous car.

The suspension system is sure much better than most korean or Japanese. cars on the egyptian market even after 3 years of operating.

Head lights are strong and the adjusting feature helps a lot when you have passengers in the back.

The luggage compartment is huge it takes all our needed luggage and we are a family of five.

The sound system is nice and the handy controls in the steering wheel lets you control the music without looking away from the road.

Breaks are strong though the ABS kicks in early but with the family in the car it makes you feel real safe.

Not so happy with the A/C it takes time to work and to really have the temperature you desire you must close the rear sun shead and the ones on the rear side doors.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 30th March, 2008

8th Jul 2008, 02:38

I have a 2oo6 Megane and I am happy with it. For the A/C I think the 2006 and later model have better A/C performance. A friend of mine has th 2005 and have the same complain. But he recognised the better A/C in mine.

The car overall performance is good. This car has the highest options compared to peers. Some sounds coming below steering wheel and from front panel... I do not know the reason and the service could not help. Very Good fuel consumption as well.

2006 Renault Megane 1.6 petrol

Year of manufacture2006
First year of ownership2006
Most recent year of ownership2006
Engine and transmission 1.6 petrol Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 9 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.6 / 10
Distance when acquired0 kilometres
Most recent distance6000 kilometres
Previous carHyundai Excel

Summary:

Great and stylish

Faults:

Car still new for anything to go wrong.

General Comments:

The car is very comfortable and fuel consumption is very good. Just wished car acceleration was better.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 27th December, 2006

2005 Renault Megane 1.6

Model year2005
Year of manufacture2005
First year of ownership2005
Most recent year of ownership2006
Engine and transmission 1.6 Automatic
Performance marks 5 / 10
Reliability marks 5 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 5 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.2 / 10
Distance when acquired0 kilometres
Most recent distance20000 kilometres
Previous carHonda Civic

Summary:

I wished its performance was as good as its looks

Faults:

At 10000 KM, each time you press the brake, it made a high disturbing sound.

The car does not accelerate when you turn on the AC as well as having a hard shift between the gears. The dealer partially solved the problem by reprogramming the software of the gear box.

There is a problem with the second gear. As you accelerate on the second gear, the car holds during acceleration between the 3600 RPM & 4000 RPM and then resumes accelerating. It gives you a feeling that it had changed shift. The dealer claims that this is due to the fact that the gear changes from Hydraulic to Mechanical within the span of the second gear.

General Comments:

The car performance is below expectations; as it's performance with the automatic gear is very poor.

The car is very luxurious. It has a lot of options.

The back seat & the trunk are spacious.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 25th June, 2006

4th Aug 2006, 10:05

The 2nd gear problem is bothering me very much. The dealer does claim the mentioned reason. The car is fantastic with a great take off until you turn on the AC, then you loose all power. It also seems to be confused between gear shifts on slow speed with the AC on and you can feel the engine shaking.

Average review marks: 8.2 / 10, based on 7 reviews