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1993 Renault 19Review
Keir writes:
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Was An Ideal First Car. — Great little first car, cheap to run, insure, repair. When i crashed in it the new front bumper, drivers side wing + grill all came off scrap cars! was great parts were easy to find and fit myself ( with considerable help from Sam! thanks mate!) Had no major problems with this car, just didnt like the colour or the brown plastic interior! hence my next car being the Saab 93!

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Gets you from A to B without fuss

Cons: Theres better ones out there just open your eyes!

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1993 Renault 19Review
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Renault 19 16v — This car had been tweaked and had a few modifications when I bought it. The acceleration was excellent and it seemed to have a good top speed also. The brakes were also spot on which was excellent as you needed them with this car. The build quality wasn't bad, although by the time I got this car it had been severely put through its paces. I ended up getting rid of the car after the engine gave out. Cylinder Head Gasket I believe was what finally killed this one. It was quite a nice looking car and I don't think the photo's really do it justice. The side skirts and the eyelids on the front lights made a nice difference.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Quick accelartaion, high top speed, looks nice

Cons: Its a renault, the air con didn't work

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1993 Renault 19Review
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R19 <3 — I just love this car. It makes me happy to drive it ;) If you haven`t drove one yet you should definately do. It is so easy you can just sit back relax and enjoy the ride. The performance is overall but support is cheap and easy to do alone.

Pros: cheap easy

Cons: build quality

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1993 Renault 19Review
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1.8 16v — This model is Renault 19 1.8 16v, which is the sport version of that model. It gives 137 hp, top speed 212 km/h and 8,5 s 0-100 km/h. Torque is a bit low but overall performance is on a good level. The engine needs revs to have some power. Rust is a problem with these cars, so you have to check the car well if you're buying one. Seats, suspension and steering gives you a sporty feeling, and it's nice to drive on a small, paved road.

Pros: Sporty feeling

Cons: Rust

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1993 Renault 19Review
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A Good Choice To Be Your First Car. — I bought my R19 in 2006 as my first own car when it had 140k kilometers on the clock. Now after two years there is over 160k and no problems with it. I consider myself very lucky because the biggest extra cost has been the renewal of the windshield which took 200 euros. Quite a nice car to handle and to drive on long distance trips despite it's moderate level of tire noise inside. Of course this car is getting old.. no fancy power steering or electric window openers or airbags or central locks etc.. but hey now there's less stuff to break! Especially when talking about french cars which are supposed to be having problems with electricity... :P Seems like a perfect car for me for now because it was cheap to buy and its cheap to maintain. Simple technology which i can service mostly by myself with Haynes' service manual and some basic tools. ;)

Pros: Cheap price and easy to fix in case something goes wrong. Comfortable seats.

Cons: Tire noise while at highway speeds.

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Reviews From Other Years

1995 Renault 19 Reviews

A Very Good Car But Only If It's A Manual Transmission By isf112

good performance strong body good looking maintenance every 15000 km crazy car well i live in lebanon and the price of it here is between 3500 US$"TBI" and 4500 US$"MPI" tbi=throttle body injection mp... Read More

Renault 19 1.9 Turbo D By Jonny

Looked fairly crap on the outside and even worse on the inside. the turbo diesel engine was pretty good but the clutch used to slip sometimes. It was bought as a gap car, it was very good on fuel and ... Read More

1994 Renault 19 Reviews

Cheap And Reliable By Gaverla

bought this car as a project, wow well easy to work on well spacey, the performance wasnt to bad i only had a 1.4 carburetor, but well nippy, i stuck a godfarther bodykit on and a straright through ex... Read More

1994 Renault 19 By Felicity

This car was not so easy to drive for 2 reasons (of which were my fault) it was a 1.9 , it was a big car , the reason these were a problem for me was that this was my first car (lol) other than that i... Read More

1992 Renault 19 Reviews

Unsung Hero Of It's Day By Christopher

This car is one of the unsung hero's during the HOT HATCH era, many people over looked this car but even by today's standards it is pretty quick and handling is spot on. And also still holds a candle ... Read More

1.4 By Carl

Another budget banger! Paid £90 for it and had it 8months until it got knicked with a load of stuff in it while i was moving house,,the bastards. Cheap and cheerfull motoring Read More

1991 Renault 19 Reviews

The 16v By Darius

Great car especially the 16v version. The gearbox could have been better as it's to week for the engine. Although it has arround 137hp the engine only has 128nm which is't impresive comparing to the 1... Read More

Rev Happy, Spacious And Quick Old Compact By Zvonimir11

Under 3,500rpm it an ordinary car to go to work every day. Very tender and very easy to drive. Over 4,500rpm, it's a car that can do 0-100km/h in just 8.2 seconds and take a hard turn even with a hard... Read More

1989 Renault 19 Reviews

Great Car For Almost Everybody By Renault_19_phase1

build quality is very good, no rust but sometimes odd sounds but its easy to fix appearance: it looks very classic and the silhouette never gets old, the interior is convenient (very nice seats and l... Read More

Fun Fun Fun By Philippe

this car was great to race on highways. did 300 km per day . had great sportseats and suspension, pirelli racing tires. great 16 valve 4 cyl engine with almost 200 bhp. this was pure fun. drove a tot... Read More

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