2000 Renault Megane Hathback 1.6 16v petrol


Good looking, reliability poor


Dead pedal & Hatch latch slack @ 8,000km.

Changed Speedometer @ 38,100 km.

Leaking Rear Shock @ 39,818 km.

Noisy vacumm unit (near throttle body) @ 39,818 km.

Changed high tension coils @ 43,013 km.

Changed vacumm unit @ 46,617 km, dealer had to await arrival of technician from Mexico.

Changed left rear wheel bearing @ 51,220 km.

Changed glove compartment hinges.

Changed right rear wheel bearing @ 60,584km.

Changed exhaust mount @ 60,584 km.

Changed battery @ 62,270 km.

Right rear shock broke @ 69,973km.

Dealer installed 'Snorkel'on transmission to prevent water entry into transmission.

General Comments:

Paint shoddy.

Expensive to maintain.

Too many small problems, requires countless visits to dealer.

Handles well, don't know how.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 27th August, 2003