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Its A 1.2 Clio — Was a run around to work for a while. as primera needed a new heart lol did well got us to alton towers and back pretty reliable. But very very very very very very slow! but what do u expect from a 1.2litre still was a good run around and cheap for petrol tax etc etc blah blah

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Cheap

Cons: Slow

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Ah The Memories! — First car to drive. Loved it. I was sad when the engine seized up and not just because it was a snowy winter and I had to walk the mile to work. Small car, not a lot of boot space, but sufficient for a shopper. Can do long journeys but designed really to spend more time locally. Easy to drive though this model and year didn't have power steering.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: First car is always sentimental

Cons: Exhaust failure on the M11 Southbound!

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Crazy — small fast good handling nice interior and exterior cheap insurance group very comfortable ride good driving position performance is pretty good with it being the rsi version and having a power boost valve fitted has good ice system fitted aswell

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: small fast fun

Cons: weak body

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Renault Clio Rsi 1996 — Other than a couple of RSi badges and the 14" alloy wheels its difficult to distinguish it from lesser Clios, making it a perfect street sleeper if kept in standard trim, unlike it's bigger brothers, the 16v and the Williams. The 1.8 8v 110bhp SOHC engine placed in such a light car makes for lots of fun! A very small amount of money was spent improving the performance of my example, in which the car was stripped, lightened and the catalytic convertor was removed amongst other things. Running at roughly 120bhp and weighing just over 900kg, it proved to be a very able car when taken on a trackday, and could reach 137mph where the law allowed. On the road the handling was sketchy at best, where it would regularly torque-steer and spin unnessesarily when driven with vigour due to it's low weight over the rear axle, even with factory settings. By far the most unreliable car I have ever owned. I wouldn't reccomend one for this reason.

Pros: Quick performance, Fantastic seats, Fun and easy to drive, Reasonably economical on fuel

Cons: Very unreliable, Handling scary at high speeds, Poor build quality, Bad security

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Love It! — Never had any problems with it. Perfect first car. You gotta love renaults, the only things wrong with them are things that don't matter, speedo wobbles a bit... thats all i can think of. Nice, smooth car to drive, fun on coutry lanes, pulls away pretty quick for a 1.2l :) Love it!

Pros: Everything!

Cons: ...except the speedo!

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M Car — It's great little run around! It is cheap to run very economical on petrol although rather dated in shape and the trim is rather dated as well? anyway I like it and it gets me around when public transport is rather thin on the ground. It is not fast but reliable so fer wait till next year when the MOT is due, however there should not be too many things that need doing???? Thats all I can think of for now

Pros: Cheap to run

Cons: Rather dated shape

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First Car - So Speaks For Itself — 1.4RT version owned which was ok however everybody needs to start somewhere!!!

Pros: Cheap & Economical

Cons: Slow, Slow, Slow

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Great Fun Go-kart For The Road — Fabulous - best car I've owned. Not cheap to keep on the road, and not particularly reliable, but such a good feel to the handling!

Pros: Handling, fun

Cons: Build, reliability, running costs

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Reviews From Other Years

2008 Renault Clio Reviews

Good Smooth Little Motor By Mark

the Performance - acceleration, braking, handling all were very good if i compared it with my car ( tofas- sahin ) the build quality is very good assembling but a lot of plastics the appearance - for ... Read More

Very Nippy 1.2 Clio By Teressa

Lovely car very easy to drive and was a shame some idiot pulled out in front of me!! Fuel consumption was very good, very well built as I walked away from this with just whiplash. Very easy to drive w... Read More

2007 Renault Clio Reviews

Rs For Fans By Simeon

the best car for price and excitement..recommend it hot... but not a family car it just too noisy over 70mph,appearance is just great lovely 17' alloys great car for weekends,need curvy roads and s... Read More

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well for a car of its size that pushes out 197BHP standard that aint bad and handling you would expect from a car in a lot higher price range. it looks completly different to the standard model, sure ... Read More

2006 Renault Clio Reviews

Cliomobille By Tomislav

Decent car, but not for family and long traveling. Decent handling and good mileage per gas. Quite small and not enough space in trunk! Also breaqking was not best. Don't really know why. Also even th... Read More

Cheap By Rian

its a nice car with a 1200cc motor fuel injected, very cheap on feul consumption. lovely car to take you around town. the look arent great and you can not soop it up, more then that i am very happy wh... Read More

2005 Renault Clio Reviews

Renault Clio. Big Car For What??? By Hugo

to a car like this to a 1.2 75 hp is a good car. good appearance car. middle quality car. drinks a little bit and is a funny car. i like the style of this car because in the little cars this is my dre... Read More

I Would Never Have Another By Carolyn

This car is one to make you go grey early. One minute great and next.. typical temperamental famale AND then mechanics cant find out whats wrong and they just say "ITS a renault". Parts are expensi... Read More

2004 Renault Clio Reviews

Great Little Car, Fun To Drive And Small Consumpitoner By Goran

1.5 dCi 60kw good measure for body, goes well, small diesel consumption, great milage, sport suspension, wider alloy wheels 185/55/R15 on great Continental tires, sport seats 3 door , sport front bump... Read More

I Like It By James

The performance is not bad for a 1.2 the brakes are good and the handling isnt bad though it does understeer allot in the wet. Build quality is not good I have had it for 7 months now and it has neede... Read More

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