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09/2005

Press information for immediate publication

Clio III:
More than ever, the small car
with big car refinements

Clio III’s dynamic, positive handling contributes to ensuring outstanding driving pleasure.

Following the launch of Modus in 2004, Renault continues the renewal of
its B-segment range with Clio III. The new car marks the beginning of a new
chapter in the Clio success story which began in 1990 and boasts all the
necessary features to build on the success of its predecessors. Bigger and
roomier, the new car stands out as a benchmark in the small-car category. Its
CLIO III
chassis has been engineered to guarantee a level of driving pleasure worthy of
higher segments, while fuel efficiency has been optimized thanks to carefully
honed aerodynamics. Clio III’s five-star Euro NCAP rating also reasserts
Renault’s leadership in the domain of safety as the eighth Renault to achieve
the maximum rating. Roomy, dynamic, fuel-efficient and safe… Clio III really
does have all the refinements of a big car.

The power of seduction 105hp – which represent an increase of 5hp. The
Clio III’s soft, sensual lines are the unmistakable list of available transmission options for Clio III is
outward signs of the new car’s dynamism and driving the same as for Modus and the new car features
pleasure. The inviting and carefully finished interior a Renault first in the form of a robotized gearbox
takes up to five people in comfort. Variety of choice is commanded by paddles located behind the steering
also a key consideration: customers can order Clio III wheel which will be available during the first half of
in a choice of four different interior trim levels and 2006.
four equipment levels (according to country).
Acoustic comfort, a key factor when it comes to driving
Class-leading roominess and comfort pleasure and travelling comfort, was engineered into
the car at a very early stage and this work places
Both in three- and five-door format, Clio III features Clio III at the very top end of its segment.
exceptional interior space for a vehicle of its length
(3.99m). The segment's new benchmark has also taken Five-star safety
travelling comfort a step further thanks to the bright-
ness of its cabin interior which reinforces a sensation Clio III is the eighth Renault model to achieve a five-
of roominess previously unseen in this category. The star Euro NCAP rating. It notably scored a maximum
driving position and user-friendly controls contribute four-star rating in child protection.
to driver enjoyment. A long list of other comfort and
safety features are also available, some of which Clio III incorporates all Renault’s expertise in both
– including the hands-free locking and ignition active and passive safety. The car is neutrally
card – are new in this segment. balanced, easy to drive and boasts outstanding
braking performance. Delivered as standard with
Dynamic, positive road-holding Generation 8 Bosch ABS plus Electronic Brakeforce
performance Distribution (EBD) and Emergency Brake Assist
(EBA), the new car is also available with the
Based on the Renault-Nissan Alliance-developed B Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) incorporating
platform, Clio III was made for driving. Its suspen- ASR traction control, understeer control and MSR
sion takes its inspiration from that of Mégane II, engine torque overrun regulation.
while the new model’s handling is nicely balanced
thanks to its long wheelbase, wide track and low Along with Modus, Clio III is the first car in its
centre of gravity. Its dynamic, positive handling segment to offer additional cornering headlamps,
characteristics contribute to ensuring exceptional while double-distance xenon headlamps are also
driving pleasure. available for enhanced night-time visibility.

Particular attention has been paid to Clio III’s aero- Designed to function with the occupant restraint
dynamics which have enabled identical or, in certain equipment championed by Renault’s third-generation
cases, even lower urban cycle fuel efficiency figures System for Restraint and Protection, Clio III’s body
to be obtained for practically identical performance shell includes a number of programmed deformation
levels as Clio II. zones. The car comes with up to eight airbags,
including two adaptive front airbags complete with
For its launch, Clio III will be available with a wide load limiter and double pretensioners for the front
choice of petrol and Euro 4 compliant diesel seats. It also features energy-absorbing front seats
engines, all of which (except the 1.2 petrol) have and headrests designed to prevent whiplash. Clio III
been improved over those of Clio II. The petrol innovates in the field of passive safety too, including
engine range comprises a 1.2-litre 16V (75hp), a the inauguration of a new seating concept for
1.4-litre 16V (100hp) and a 1.6-litre 16V (110hp) children aged between six and 10 sitting in the
unit, while the 1.5-litre dCi diesel engine comes in central position of the rear bench seat.
a choice of three power outputs – 70hp, 85hp and

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vehicle servicing has never been simpler. the The urban cycle fuel consumption figures of all segment accounts for more than a third of the engines have been improved. The small-car segment is a strategic sector for Clio III is especially considerate of the environment. plus Clio III is also environmentally sound: some 95% of Dieppe for the Renault Sport version) given over to CLIO III its weight is easily recyclable and its eco-design a single type of vehicle. With a total of five million vehicles. successful. The high quality of its design and build lishment of a new manufacturing structure that sees ensure built-in durability and low running costs. Meanwhile.4 16V 2004 – and Twingo. of which €630 million the use of heavy metals. each of its production sites (Flins and Bursa. 3 . while CO2 emissions European market. The total renewal of Renault’s small-car line-up engined Clio IIIs and every 20. inexpensive to run Renault continues the renewal and environmentally-friendly of its small-car range Thanks to its range of Euro 4 compliant engines. With Clio III. Modus – launched in have been reduced in the case of both the 1.000km for diesel – which began with Modus – has led to the estab- versions. Servicing intervals are every 30. The total programme outlay takes into account forthcoming restrictions concerning for Clio III was €953 million. Renault is targeting a market share of close to 11% in Europe in 2005. represented production-related investment. which continues to be highly and 1. Easy to live with. Renault. The list of engine options for Clio III will initially feature a choice of three petrol and three diesel powerplants.6 16V powerplants.000km for petrol.

Available in three. 4 .and five-door format. sensual lines. Clio III appeals through its flowing.

dynamic lines • A warm. the small car with big car refinements Chapter 1 The power of seduction • Flowing. Contents Clio III: More than ever. fuel-efficient powertrains • Three types of transmission to cover all types of use Chapter 4 Five-star safety • Active safety central to Clio III’s development • Passive safety: uncompromising protection for all occupants 5 . inviting interior • Four trim levels and four equipment levels for à la carte choice Chapter 2 Class-leading roominess and comfort • Clio III redefines B-segment standards • Big car refinements • Travelling comfort a priority • Equipment designed to ease day-to-day life • The Renault hands-free card • Special attention paid to acoustics Chapter 3 Optimized performance and fuel efficiency • Worthy of a big car CLIO III • Modern.

Its compact lines are robust. its very short rear overhang and the robust. Chapter 1 The power of seduction Clio III is a Renault design success. The design of the doors and rear side window of the three-door version ensures a dynamic silhouette. Clio III is out to seduce. while the lines of the upper air-intakes extend across the tapered form of the headlamps to convey an expression of intensity which is even more dynamic when equipped with The Look Pack includes two tinted headlamp glass* as featured on the Look additional cornering lights. rear design. With its long wheel base. dynamic lines Clio III breathes dynamism and driving pleasure. Pack version. (*) The Look Pack includes optional additional cornering lights. give structure to Clio III’s express dynamism and driving pleasure. seduction and comfort. even at a standstill. Clio III sits squarely on the road. yet dynamic. the accent has been placed very much on charm. Its spirited personality is underlined by the wide air-intake located low in the bumper. fluid and attractive. Inside the car. The lines along the side of the body meet at the bottom of the rear window to form a “V” which. . The lines of the grille and the bonnet’s central crease-line converge on the Renault diamond logo. while the short overhangs and wide tracks exude 6 robustness and stability. Flowing. The marked waistline is accentuated by the door handles and extends along each side to the rear light cluster. along with The designers have produced a car with lines that the elliptical rear lights. windscreen and roof pillars form a clear-cut. flowing curve. The bonnet. shoulder-like forms of its rear wings.

Top- console are soft and fluid. The entire dashboard is dark charcoal which is set off by the satin-finish chrome separating strip. The Authentique trim level epitomizes simplicity The dashboard cowling houses clear. Taking its inspiration from initially proposes a range of four trim levels the Touch Design concept. like form of the latter is malleable to the touch. material is used for the central facia and separating strip. vent controls and instrument dials are also all framed in satin-finish chrome. A warm. includes the vent/climate-control and radio controls. sunroof (length: 1. and engine options. upholstery. Confort. The choice of 3D mesh blue and red mottled fabric for the upholstery reinforces the interior’s dynamic appeal. Confort segment. easy-to-read with a dark charcoal finish for the upper part of the instruments. the new car exudes a (Authentique. The exterior of Expression trim level models is the same as that featured on Authentique versions. Expression. Dynamique. . Renault and comfortable interior. From this trim level up. Outside. inviting interior Four trim levels and four equipment levels for à la carte choice The design and engineering teams have built on Clio II to provide Clio III with an even more attractive. The glove box and the top of the dashboard discretely CLIO III remotely positioned radio display forms an integral echoes the pattern of the upholstery. gear lever base. The contours of the dashboard are soft and fluid (photo: Privilège trim level). The Dynamique trim level is resolutely racy. The contours of the dashboard and centre Pack Clim and Luxe – depending on country). The impression of space and comfort is emphasized by the generously dimensioned panoramic electric The Expression trim level is all about joie de vivre. Privilège*) sense of warmth and refinement rarely seen in the B and four equipment levels (Pack. unlike the wall-like end Initiale* and Renault Sport versions will be designs all too often seen today.86m) which is The use of light beige for the lower part of the dash- made up of two flush-fitting panels (a mobile board distinguishes it from that of the Authentique forward panel and a fixed rear panel). For ease of use. The different trim levels concept is also behind the design of the door panels can be matched to the different equipment levels and vent controls. The separating strip between the equipped with the Renault hands-free card. the part of the dashboard design. width: 0. Combined with simple geometric motifs for the the hazard warning light and central locking switches. Also from the * According to country. The uncluttered centre console dashboard and a lighter shade for the lower part. Clio III features a so-called “slush” dashboard which is softer and 7 suppler to the touch. the squash ball. inviting To better meet customer expectations. The sunroof is trim level. this trim level plays on light and shade as well as the “start-stop” switch on versions without austerity. car features body-coloured bumpers and grey protective beading. while its stylish upholstery is softer to the opened by a one-touch rotary electrical switch and touch and picked out with coloured dots. The climate control display. The same includes an anti-pinch function as standard.29m. The Touch Design available at a later date.

Satin-finish chrome is also employed for the exterior door handles. beige and include the centre console. Initiale version comes with an exclusive type of lights also featured on Dynamique versions are light wheel as standard. prestige materials – essentially leather. Light hues dominate. with coloured rear-view mirrors as well as body-coloured three different widths and two diameters: door pillars. The satin-finish chrome high. both to the exclusive to the Dynamique trim level). Golden Bronze) and the exterior door handles are picked out in satin-finish chrome. A particularly wide range of wheels is available. 8 . The touch and to the eyes. while the use of light beige for the lower either complete with wheel trim or (optional) in a part conveys a sense of softness and comfort. • 15-inch diameter. 195mm wide rim is available upper part. The exterior is distinguishable by its side protection mouldings. The choice of two alloy wheel designs (one of which is upholstery is comfortable and refined. while the soft. bumper impact strips and special 16” alloy wheels which come as standard equipment. The two-tone dashboard is warm wheels. Dark charcoal has been chosen for the • a 16-inch diameter. chrome and wood (cherry wood and walnut bur inlay) – which are specific to Initiale models. As is the case of the Privilège trim level. hide-covered seats and door panels are trimmed in a dark-coloured edging. The Initiale version stands out by the use of elegant. new colours are available (Poivre Beige. 165mm or 185mm wide rims are available with one of three different wheel The Privilège trim level is based on a soothing trims (according to trim level) or optional alloy light/dark theme. Dynamique trim level up. and dynamic. the exterior features body.

This impression is accentuated by CLIO III 1. a distinction of vision as behind the wheel of Modus.986mm. For optimal thermal comfort. Clio III redefines B-segment standards With a length of 3. while which has not resulted in reduced manoeuvrability panoramic and rear visibility is equally impressive since the new car’s turning circle between kerbs and also up compared with Clio II. the new car features interior volumes and a level of comfort worthy of higher-segment hatchbacks.707mm. some of which – such as the Renault hands-free card – are totally new in its segment.493mm (58mm higher than Clio II). Clio III all-round visibility which marks a 10% improvement features outstanding cabin space and stands out as over Clio II. Driver and passenger travelling comfort was a central priority for Renault and Clio III boasts a comprehensive list of equipment and features.459sq. easy-to-use vent and climate control controls as Mégane II. . In addition to its big car refinements and despite its compact overall dimensions. a wheelbase of 2.m places it directly at the B segment’s top end.30m. remains a low 10. Clio’s total glazed surface of 2. an overall width of Big car refinements Clio III offers a sensation of roominess which is rare for its category. Clio III features the same pleasant. Its compact size has freed up additional space for 9 the glove box. Clio III boasts an outstanding sensation of roominess. The driver benefits from the same field the new benchmark in the B segment.575mm and a height the bright interior and the new car’s excellent of 1. Clio III – which boasts a total cabin volume of 2.9 cubic metres – can be equipped with the air-conditioning unit designed for the B platform already seen on Modus.Chapter 2 Class-leading roominess and comfort Clio III is an innovator of new B-segment standards.

access segment up and marks a clear step forward to the rear from either the left. and to 1.4-litre 1. Clio III’s interior is warmly welcoming. With a shoulder width of 1.5-litre bottle). Clio III stands out as the best in its seat in the normal position and loaded up to the segment. This figure climbs to 694 litres (VDA) sized by the car’s surprisingly generous headroom with the bench seat folded and the boot loaded to given its compact exterior. up.362mm (three-door version) 288 litres (VDA) of boot space with the rear bench at the rear. This impression of space is further empha.88m tall which corresponds to the 95th percentile capacity glove box (refrigerated in the case of models of the European population. Its index of overall cabin sides is gained by tilting the front seat which bene- space is the highest for a B-segment hatchback and fits from the same position memory facility as that is comparable with models from the next segment seen on Mégane II. versions).380mm at the front (up 28mm compared with Clio II) and 1.4 litres (capable of holding a Access to the rear seats of the five-door version is 1.038 litres ample head and kneeroom means that Clio III can (VDA) with the bench seat folded down and the car comfortably accommodate passengers more than loaded to the roof. The generous headroom accentuates the impression of space. Its spacious The interior layout optimizes clearance for rear foot- cabin puts it on a par with models from the next room. 10 (*) Except right-hand-drive models.or the right-hand compared with Clio II. . equipped with climate control*). 1-litre capacity rear door pockets particularly easy thanks to large door apertures plus drawers beneath the driver and front passenger which represent an increase of 45mm compared seats (either optional or standard on certain with Clio II and which are the largest in its segment. Clio III also features a 9. The combination of the top edge of the front seats. Clio III offers a generous (five-door version) or 1.343mm An easy car to live with. front door storage bins of a capacity of 2. In the case of the three-door version. parcel shelf.

Placed in undertaken to select the ideal density for the direct line of sight of the driver. whilst the seats offer an excellent Mégane II. raised cushion is specially adapted to the needs of children aged Clio III offers plenty of stowage space. In case of drowsiness. designed specifically for a child. On the Authentique and Expression trim seat height to be adjusted to obtain the optimal driving levels. the steering wheel is height-adjustable (and also reach. The driving position is amongst the best in its seat belt. the fuel level and engine temperature are position. Rear passengers also benefit from Clio III’s built-in comfort thanks to the special work that has gone On the Dynamique. The work in two versions according to range level. it is easy to read. country-dependent) passenger seats. as is the centre console which is available combination of support and softness. the system reduces neck fatigue while also holding the Clio III places the accent on the comfort of its occu. the steering wheel- adjustable on models equipped with the Renault mounted controls are short and based on those of hands-free card). The mousse used for the seat cushions has resulted in display zones are clearly defined and different sized first-class support in all driving situations. 11 . For enhanced user-friendliness. gauge and a thermometer. It takes the form of an ergonomically-designed cocoon that supports the Travelling comfort a priority neck and the nape. The shorter. Access to this information is facilitated by a standing lateral support. category. The front characters are used to distinguish different types of seat adjustment controls fall to hand and allow the information. The rear seat is available in feature inaugurated on Mégane II and which enables two versions: a single unit (Authentique. including between six and 10. into specifying the form and density of the mousse the onboard computer can display up to 70 mes- employed for the rear bench seat which offers out. child in the correct position in relation to his or her pants. Expression data to be scrolled in two directions. The speedometer is clear and easy to read. At these three and Dynamique trim levels) or a 60/40 split bench levels of trim. the fuel level and water temperature (standard with the Confort version and other trim are respectively displayed in the form of an analogue CLIO III levels). sages. The central sitting position of the latter is especially designed for children without necessitating addi- tional equipment. This seating position also an optional drawer beneath the driver and features a headrest (optional. Located in the axis of the driver. Privilège and Initiale trim levels. displayed as bar-graphs located close to each other on the onboard computer display.

Clio III can be ordered with the care was taken when engineering the body shell with Carminat Guidance navigation system. the exterior locking of doors is not automatic on Clio III and requires a push on one of the buttons incorporated into each door handle.0 16V versions system includes the radio and CD player functions. Special attention has also been paid to engine/cabin soundproofing and to Either standard according to equipment level or curbing wind noise thanks to the use of inflatable available as an option. xenon lamps). 12 . and a light sensor that automatically switches on the Additional cornering lights dipped beam headlamps. standard on those equipped with built-up areas or in heavy traffic. The tapping sound inherent in diesel engine in using the facia-mounted rotary selection knob. 40°) and the vehicle's speed (up to 60kph). from starting the car. for example. This technology is avail. the system also estimates which have been further reduced thanks to a rear arrival time at destination and indicates the hatch spring bump stop. Destinations are keyed sion. In addition to displaying the car’s precise to reducing engine rumble and boom at low revs location in real time. corner. motorway driving) with a view to an option. To start the engine.2m of the doors. well as other techniques. as well as into the centre of the logo on the rear hatch. for improved night-time vision • cruise control and speed limiter.2 16V. This system a view to filtering out engine. As a func- Clio III is the first B-segment car to benefit from the tion of the steering wheel angle (up to and over Renault hands-free card. additional cornering to pre-set the car’s top speed. a able on all variants. it is not by ensuring a progressive transition from dipped necessary to insert the card into the reader: the to main beam. To unlock the car. the driver only has to touch one Double distance xenon lights provide a wider and of the door handles thanks to optical sensors locat. Equipment designed to ease Special attention paid to acoustics day-to-day life Clio III is the segment leader for acoustics. which permit the driver to maintain the car at a constant speed or Inaugurated on Modus. injection systems has been largely contained thanks Junctions are displayed with arrows indicating the to the use of multi-injection technology.5 dCi 105hp and the future 2. enables engine speeds to be brought down in certain A radio with MP3 playback will also be available as situations (e. • a twin function sensor: a rain sensor that controls the windscreen wipers and wiper speed. Special Like Modus. vehicle-mounted sensors automatically detect the presence of the user as Adaptive distance xenon lights soon as he or she comes within 1. as • parking assist with reversing radar. With the hands-free card.g. The former facility headlamps are also available on Clio III is used principally on trunk roads and motorways (optional on models equipped with halogen while the latter is especially suited to driving in headlamps. As is the case with Mégane II. The system is based on a special bulb located in a specific reflector built into The Renault hands-free card the light unit and turned at an angle of 40° to enhance lighting through corners. The 6-speed gearbox of the distance remaining to be travelled. This pre- vents a child. enhancing acoustic comfort. with the exception of the computer switches on the lights to provide the 1. Clio III is available with: inserts in the hollow sections of the body shell. Starting has been made safe by making it necessary to press on either the brake or clutch pedal while activating the “start” button.and 1. while the direction to be taken along with speech synthesis twin-mass damping flywheel contributes efficiently messages.5 dCi 70hp-engined and Pack widest possible field of vision when entering a versions. The Carminat 1. presence of the card inside the car is sufficient thanks to starter antennae positioned in the cabin and boot. brighter main beam and enhance driving comfort ed behind each one.or transmission-gener- comes with a matrix display located centrally in the ated noise as well as noise fed back via the suspen- upper part of the dashboard.

The choice of elasto-kinematic materials for both the The high degree of transverse stiffness obtained in front and rear suspensions helps absorb imperfec- this way is not only beneficial to road holding but also favours comfort by enhancing the car's ability to tions in the road surface and also plays an important role in the smooth. performance and fuel efficiency. It profits fully from the The rear suspension is also already used on Mégane II association of the car's long wheelbase (the longest and features a programmed deflection torsion beam of its segment) and wide track. the flexible beam works in conjunction handling performance. The combination of efficient suspension and rectangular lower arm optimize road shock absorbing and long suspension travel guarantees holding and comfort. The new car’s suspension ensures outstanding road holding and comfort. Clio’s ride performance is worthy of that of an upper-segment car. Clio III’s suspension combines precise sion of vibrations and noise. Clio III’s urban cycle fuel consumption figures are improved whatever the engine. The MacPherson-type front with an antiroll bar. The front suspension is chassis. while its fuel efficiency remains that of a small car thanks to carefully penned aerodynamics. Clio III’s suspension ensures dynamic performance and comfort. directional control and a high capacity to filter out both vibrations and noise. two fundamental combined with coil springs.Chapter 3 Optimized performance and fuel efficiency Clio III offers an unrivalled cocktail of driving pleasure. For optimal control of parameters in the quest for stability and efficient body roll. efficient performance of the 13 absorb longitudinal forces. Clio III comes as standard with advanced connected to an isolated subframe which equally variable power-assisted steering (with 16 power- . precision control and comfortable handling. Worthy of a big car CLIO III Derived from the same suspension as that of contributes to comfort by combating the transmis- Mégane II.

architects and The comprehensive list of available engines and aerodynamics specialists.342 the shock absorbing parameters and power steering compared with 0. while work has also gone into the exterior range at the time of the launch comprises three Euro mirrors. An Alliance-developed 2. 85hp (63kW) and 105hp (78kW). Extensive research has better urban cycle fuel consumption statistics to its gone into tyre stiffness with a view to optimizing predecessor. The design of the rear window and (82kW).6 16V engines are improved contributing to shorter braking distances. .0 16V unit will be rear light clusters has produced a reduction in available during the first quarter of 2006 and all turbulence and a corresponding gain in terms of these engines are equipped with a drive-by-wire performance and fuel efficiency. weight gain of 133kg in comparison with Clio II (resulting principally from passive safety develop- Two wheel diameters (15-inches and 16-inches) are ments: +65kg). and level of performance but which feature equivalent or 195mm (16-inch rims). The petrol engine bumper. compliant 1. in association with a motor. work into diminishing tyre rolling resist. fairings under the engine and requirements and incorporate an Onboard under the spare wheel and a flexible lip situated at Diagnostic system to ensure the durable effective. Clio III comes with an improved available for Clio III as well as a range of three range of engines which offer practically the same widths: 165mm or 185mm (15-inch rims). reduction in CO2 emissions. Similar care has throttle system which. the road holding characteristics of Clio III are Engineers have paid special attention to Clio III’s especially dynamic. the shape of the wheel trims and the 4 compliant 16-valve units: 1. as well as on the flush-fitting 1.30m. 14 Clio III’s fuel consumption performance has been optimized.4 16V 100hp (72kW) and 1. precise steering. gone into the engineering of the underneath of the ized throttle valve. The diesel range is made up of three Euro 4 kerbs is a low 10.35 for Clio II. The turning circle between time. assistance parameters) which is calibrated to favour ness of emission control-related equipment with smooth. Although it shares the same suspension as Modus. which has in turn led to a Meanwhile. by an average of 3%. including the use of deflectors ahead of the to the engine. ensures precise control of air flow car. the transmissions has been tailored to bring out the best engineers have optimized the shape of the front in the Clio III’s dynamic qualities. efficient handling and actively of the 1. the campaign to hunt down those all-impor- Modern fuel-efficient powertrains tant thousandths of Cd was carried out in close collaboration between the designers. The combined cycle fuel consumption Clio III’s safe. They all comply with Euro 4 emission front and rear wheels. Despite an average settings. windscreen pillars. Engineers have also modified aerodynamics and the new car boasts a Cd of 0. ance has helped cut fuel consumption.5 dCi engines which respectively deliver 70hp (50kW). the bottom of the front bumper. To obtain these results without impinging on interior space.4 16V and 1.2 16V 75hp (55kW).6 16V 110hp fixed windows. To reduce drag.

.750rpm.4 16V boasts fuel efficiency.000rpm. equivalent to 139g of CO2/km.1. Meanwhile. Designed for Developments have focused on the engine’s top-end motorists looking for a combination of fuel efficiency with a view to favouring combustion chamber fill-up and performance. The 1. This engine gives Clio III responsive pick-up from low engine speeds and fuel consumption of just 5.250rpm. consumption of just 6. notably at low revs.4mkg) at low revs (around 1. 15 (*) In addition to being more powerful and offering more torque.5 litres. thanks to closer gear ratios.2 16V engine coupled with the robotized gearbox (D4F+) features an active thermostat and variable valve timing with a view to optimizing fuel efficiency and performance.2 16V 75hp (55kW) 1. the engine benefits enabled idling speed to be cut to 650rpm from from new injection parameters and a higher impreg- CLIO III 750rpm which has led to a fuel consumption gain of nation content of precious metal for the catalytic between 2 and 3% (urban cycle). cycle). magnesium in urban use.4 16V (K4J) engine immediately With a cubic capacity of 1149cc. this engine comes with a new.2 16V converter. notably choice of materials (plastic air intake. Finally. as has the calibration of the over. The torque curve has also evolved.4 + 1 litre). the 1. the 1. the power output of this 1390cc unit is gearbox*) at 5. Maximum torque is 105Nm (11mkg) (108Nm/11mkg with the robotized 127Nm (13mkg) at 4. To comply with for less valve lift. the new-generation won over motorists thanks to its responsiveness and 1. To optimize driving (55kW) (80hp/57kW when coupled with the robotized pleasure. engine is the first Renault block to run at such a low idling speed. with a gain of between 3 and 4Nm (0. Clio III 1. while the dimensions of the motorized throttle valve the use of a large mating surface for the have been revised. All Clio III’s engines meet Euro 4 standards.2 16V (D4F) engine has a power output of 75hp outstanding fuel efficiency. equivalent to 158g of CO2/km. Weight across the most frequently used range of engine savings have been achieved thanks to a careful speeds and offers lower fuel consumption.9 litres/100km (combined cycle).6 litres/100km (combined in air filter has increased to 6 litres from 5.000 and 6. A Euro 4-compliant 65hp version is also available in certain countries.250rpm. engine/gearbox interface also reduces noise at high head camshaft (associated with roller cam followers) engine revs by minimizing boom. 90% of which is gearbox) at 4. thin-walled sump). in order to meet Euro 4 emission requirements. The size of the built. All these developments have Euro 4 emission requirements.500rpm).4 16V 100hp (72kW) At its launch.500rpm and maximum torque of 100hp (72kW) at 5. two-volume catalytic converter (0. This engine is more responsive available between 2. accessory bracket.

converter in order to comply with Euro 4 emission requirements. To cool the pressurized gas from 175°C to a suitably low temperature.000 and 5. fuel consumption and a turbo air cooler.6 litres/100km (equivalent to 123g of 4.7 bars) calls for a high-performance intercooler as far as both efficiency and sealing are concerned. range of 45° of crankshaft angle. Maximum torque is 160Nm (16. with no flat spots (16:1). 105hp (78kW) The three versions of the 1. this engine is responsive and the basic engine. As with the 1.4 16V unit.750rpm. 85hp and 105hp is respec- maximum torque of 151Nm (15. 85hp (63kW).750rpm and 105hp (78kW) at 4.000rpm. Variable inlet an average gain of 5hp compared with the former- valve timing also ensures a consistent idling speed generation units. higher ceramic content catalytic variable nozzle turbocharger. 1. 4. The combined cycle fuel consumption of engine develops 110hp (82kW) at 6.5 dCi 70hp. featuring piezo-electric injectors and multi-vane it features a new.600 bar increase in power. cially developed in view of Euro 4 legislation and With 90% of maximum torque available between engineers have introduced significant evolutions to 2.6 16V (K4M) efficient. . the equivalent of 10 normal electric converter heaters or the water-heater of a two-bedroom flat. this system ensures enhanced driving To meet Euro 4 emission requirements. Clio III features a flexible flywheel* which filters out the effects of acyclic movements. notably a lower compression ratio pleasant to drive.3mkg) in the case of the 70hp version. the 70hp pleasure and flexibility with no corresponding and 85hp versions are equipped with a 1.7mkg) at tively 4.5 dCi engine particularly responsive from very low engine speeds and remarkably fuel Previously seen on Mégane II. while the 70hp unit also features improved performance.4mkg) for the 85hp version and 240Nm (24.6 16V 110hp (82kW) 1. the intercooler needs to dissipate 14kW at maximum power. For optimized fuel efficiency. the 1461cc engines have further evolved. 1. making the 1.6 litres/100km (158g of CO2/km).250rpm. The 105hp version** was espe- which is particularly appreciable in city motoring.000rpm.5mkg) in 105hp trim.5 dCi 105ch (78kW) 16 (*) Flexible flywheel for the 85hp unit and twin-mass damping flywheel for the 105hp unit. with a second-generation fuel injection system. as well as linear. they deliver 70hp (50kW) at 4. by using a new 1. 200Nm (20. This 1598cc unit is equipped with CO2/km). A Euro 4 compliant 88hp version is also available in certain markets.5 dCi (K9K) engine available from launch are derived from the engines that already power the Clio II and Mégane II range.6 litres/100km (123g of CO2/km). Clio III’s fuel consumption is just 6.4 litres/100km (117g of CO2/km) and variable inlet valve timing which operates through a 4. The constant variation ensures injection system. Equipped with this engine. These evolutions have produced driving pleasure at all engine speeds.600 bar injection system either at low or mid engine speeds. Widely acclaimed for their fuel efficiency and low noise.000rpm with Clio III 1. On the latter two engines.5 dCi 70hp (50kW). Available in three power levels. As with Modus. the 1. the engine/gear- box coupling has a large mating face for enhanced acoustic performance. (**) The maximum turbo pressure of the 105hp version (2. 85hp (63kW) at 3.

and 6-speed manual transmission. the selected gear is displayed on the dashboard. The robotized gearbox (JA3 and JA5).Three types of transmission to cover all types of use In order to exploit the full potential of Clio III’s range of engines. Its use is facilitated by steering wheel-mounted gearshift paddles. a robotized gearbox and automatic transmission. Clio III is the second B-segment car to feature 6-speed manual transmission for diesel versions.0 16V versions of the car.0 16V version. For optimal user-friendliness. the paddles enable drivers to keep both hands on the wheel in all situations.5 dCi version and the future 2. After Modus. The left paddle is employed to shift down and the right paddle to move up the gears. which is equipped with steering wheel-mounted gearshift paddles. can be ordered for the 1.5mkg) while the 6th gear – the ratio of which is longer than the normal 5-speed box’s 5th gear – improves acoustic performance and achieves lower fuel consumption at stabilized high speeds. The 5-speed manual gearbox (JHQ or JHR series) is identical to that used on Modus is available with all engines except the 105hp 1. stalks). which come with a 6-speed manual gearbox (TL4). the closer ratios of the other gears favour acceleration response. a system associated with upper-range or sports models.6 16V and 2.5 dCi 85hp models from the first half of 2006. three types of transmission are available: 5. 17 .2 16V and 1. The robotized gearbox is based on a manual gearbox equipped with an electro-hydraulic activator which permits two driving modes: automatic mode (gears are changed without driver involvement) or one-touch manual mode. along with the other controls located on the upper part of the steering column (radio controls. Torque capacity is 240Nm (24. In this way. The positioning of these paddles does not detract from the driver's view of the dashboard and also ensures that they are instinctively found at full or nearly full lock. The 6-speed (TL4) manual gearbox is the first Alliance-designed gearbox. the concept features fixed CLIO III paddles located either side of the upper part of the steering column. To keep the driver informed. Meanwhile. Auto-adaptive 4-speed transmission (DP0) is available for the 1.

Difference in weight between Clio III and Clio II by area Passive/active safety +65kg Material quality/reliability +32kg Acoustics +27kg Dimensions +9kg 18 .or over-revving. while fuel efficiency is speed is not taken into account. In addition to automating gear changes and to a low additional cost for the buyer. Gears are changed using the to be found? gear selector or by activating the paddles located The trend towards higher weights for new behind the steering wheel. To take possible strain off the mechanicals increase in the weight of Clio III is line with when this mode is engaged. the most appropriate gear is automatically engaged – whatever the chosen mode – to eliminate the possibility of under. models stems from advances in the domains of passive and active safety.0 16V version will be available with the NCAP rating leads automatically to a Proactive 4-speed sequential gearbox which enables re-dimensioning of the car’s body shell (under the driver to decide when gears change by the flick body and superstructure). the benefit of the robotized gearbox is a fuel consumption saving of Where are the extra kilograms approximately 10%.6 16V 110hp engine and. unchanged. With an average of a lever after switching from “drive” to “manual” gain of 133kg in comparison with Clio II. Achieving a five-star Euro the 2. any attempt to select average increases for new models in terms of too high or too low a gear at an unsuitable engine the mass/volume ratio. automatic transmission is available with the materials employed. acoustic performance 1. in the coming months. the mode. When decelerating. the quality of the Finally. and dimensions.

Chapter 4 Five-star safety In addition to scoring the maximum five-star Euro NCAP rating. The use of 20. Braking power and drive. Body roll has been mastered. In case of very heavy braking. Clio III has obtained the maximum score of four stars in child protection. equipped as standard with the latest Generation 8 Bosch ABS complete with Electronic Brakeforce Equipped as standard with either four disc brakes Distribution (EBD) and Emergency Brake Assist (1. the hazard warning lights are automatically activated. 2.6 16V. side stopping distances. The big diameter figured amongst Renault’s three priorities for Clio III. CLIO III Clio III has obtained a five-star Euro NCAP rating Active safety central to Clio III’s development Along with design and interior space. while its chassis and suspension minimize the resistance to heat build-up guarantee class-leading effect on driving lines of poor road surfaces. winds and braking and acceleration forces.5mm-diameter Clio III comes with the very latest developments in antiroll bars and new shock absorber valving driver aids. Clio III benefits from Renault’s extensive expertise in the field of safety to ensure optimal protection for all occupants. Clio III is 19 or with a combination of front discs and rear drum also equipped with ESP with understeer control brakes (all other versions). active safety easy-to-gauge stopping power. reassuring handling. which corrects the driving line by reducing engine . 8mm rear). Clio III boasts powerful.0 16V and 1. 240mm rear) are also broad in The new car’s neutral handling makes it easy to section (22mm front.5 dCi 105hp powered models as well as with the ESP-equipped versions) (EBA). discs (260mm front. In keeping with features more commonly contributes to Clio III's outstanding stability which associated with higher segments. Equipped with Renault's third-generation System for Restraint and Protection. Clio III is in turn benefits from dynamic.

Clio III takes up The ESP is complemented by a traction control the baton of Clio II which. the accelerator or when decelerating on slippery Clio III’s body shell employs new steels and materials surfaces. This system detects slow punctures which reduces the overall impact to which the car’s or a possible incompatibility between the vehicle’s occupants are exposed. Clio III’s restraint system. The front. this function can be disconnected Clio III comes with Renault’s third-generation under 50kph in order to facilitate starting on soft or System for Restraint and Protection which guarantees uneven ground. . The system automatically switches optimal protection for occupants wherever they are back on every time the engine is re-started or when sitting. Meanwhile. The understeer control system acts either on protection for all occupants the two wheels of the same side or on all four wheels according to the amount of understeer to be Clio III is Renault’s eighth model to achieve a five- corrected. side and rear of the body Clio III is also equipped with a tyre pressure moni. when grip is at a premium. which makes Renault the leader in terms of passive safety. are all designed with built-in programmed deformation toring system. torque and by acting on the brake system to reduce Passive safety: uncompromising speed. star Euro NCAP rating. The very rigid cabin forms a speed and its tyre pressures. Thanks to a dashboard- mounted switch. the car’s speed exceeds 50kph. from 1998. that ensure improved absorption and dissipation of kinetic energy. emerged as function (ASR) to assist starting and accelerating the B-segment benchmark in this domain. the engine torque overrun sensor (MSR) prevents the The car’s body shell is in the front line when it driven wheels from locking when the foot lifts from comes to ensuring the protection of its occupants. non-deformable survival cell to combat against the 20 intrusion of front-end components which are designed to stack up under impact.

Front impact All three rear seats are equipped with anti- submarining structures built into the steel plate Both Clio III’s front seat belts are equipped with located under the cushion. a solution already seen on Mégane II Sport In addition to lateral airbags (thorax airbags built Hatch and Coupé-Cabriolet. Clio III’s body shell employs new steels and materials. four that adapts the load exerted upon impact in order to lateral airbags and two anti-submarining airbags afford optimal protection for occupants. The two side rear seats double pyrotechnic pretensioners for optimized body are fitted with pyrotechnic reels and built-in load restraint under impact. vertically- load limiters calibrated at 400daN for enhanced positioned seat belt buckles. protection a luggage retention bar which is screwed into the of the pelvic region and combating the phenomenon floor at the base of the rear bench seat back. It of anti-submarining are ensured by the use of another holds back baggage in the case of impact without pretensioner which acts on the force applied to the taking up boot space. A brake pedal retracting system also reduces the risk of lesions to the driver’s ankles. CLIO III 21 . Side impact submarining airbag located in the front seat cush- ions. as well equipped with either six or eight airbags as standard: as an aluminium bar (a first inaugurated on Clio III) two controlled-deflation adaptive front airbags. the system includes rigid. The combination of padding and a thin metal sheet built into the cowling under- neath the steering wheel reduces the risk of leg injuries. The belts come with built-in limiters. Clio III also comes with thorax protection. lap strap to hold the occupant in his or her seat. this role is played by the anti. For enhanced safety. Other front impact occupant protection features include a deformable magnesium steering wheel frame and a collapsible steering column which effectively increases the distance between the driver and the steering wheel. into the front seats. On five-door versions. certain versions of Clio III are with spacers and padding in the door panel. Clio III comes Furthermore. (three-door versions). On three-door versions. Finally. curtain airbags to protect the heads of front and rear passengers).

while the seat belt buckles have been brought forward and positioned lower to ensure that the belt is perfectly positioned across the child's lap to combat submarining. Clio III features an optional head restraint specially designed for children. the occupant’s back can. it’s the headrest itself which slides and no longer the rods which were built into the seat back. seat back under impact. Since the latter no longer represents a rigid element inside the seat back. To enable the child to sit in the correct position. Rear impact For the front seats. This new technology represents a significant break- through in terms of protecting the neck against the effects of whiplash. under impact. The belt guide forms part of an optional pack* along with the convertible child head restraint. while the seat itself and its anchorage points are Energy-absorbing headrests for protection from reinforced with a view to limiting reclining of the rear impact. the seat cushion is shorter. Four-star child protection Renault has equipped Clio III with four Isofix anchorage points built into the rear side seats and front passenger seat. When adjusting its height. 22 . push further back into the seat until his or her head comes into contact with the headrest. Clio III also inaugurates a new concept aimed at children of between six and 10 years of age sitting in the central position of the rear bench seat. a feature that has enabled it to obtain the maximum four-star score in the Euro NCAP child protection tests. The rear bench seat comes with three integrated headrests. The additional belt guide is located at the top of the seat back so that the child’s neck is not hampered by the belt. Clio III innovates with rear impact energy-absorbing seats and headrests. * According to country.

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61 7.203 standard D .6 7.9 5.8 79.6:1 10:1 9.260 x 22 VD . (mm) VD .84 tyre 195: 2.95 tyre 185: 2.2 8.dia.8 69 x 76.260 x 22 VD .71 6.5 (78) 72 (98) 65 (88) 82 (111) Max.86 32.94 17.6 7.36 23.7 m .24 31.260 x 22 VD .6 2nd 12.28 24.21 12.95 tyre 185: 2.5 x 70 79.240 x 8 PD .240 x 8 PD .8:1 10.8 69 x 76.6 6.240 x 8 with ESP PD .95 tyre 185: 2.46 30.36 20.8:1 9.260 x 22 VD .10” Front: plain discs (PD).84 tyre 195: 2.8:1 9.8 10.5 79.dia. torque (rpm) 4250 4250 4250 4250 3000 4250 Injection Multipoint Multipoint Multipoint Multipoint Multipoint Multipoint Fuel Petrol Petrol Petrol Petrol Petrol Petrol Catalytic converter Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard GEARBOX Gearbox JH3 128 JH3 128 JA3 001 JH3 129 JH3 131 JH3 131 DP0 074 Number of forward gears 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 Kilometres per hour per thousand revs in 1st 6.6 7.46 30.28 24.5 x 80.84 tyre 195: 2.85 15. torque Nm EEC (m.260 x 22 Rear: drums (D).203 standard PD .5 FUEL CAPACITY Fuel tank (litres) 55 WEIGHT (kg) (five-/three-door) Unladen kerb weight 1090 / 1080 1090 / 1080 1100 / 1090 1145 / 1135 1150 / 1140 1150 / 1140 1190 / 1180 Front unladen kerb weight 655 / 651 655 / 651 665 / 661 710 / 706 715 / 711 715 / 711 755 / 751 Rear unladen kerb weight 435 / 429 435 / 429 432 / 429 435 / 429 435 / 429 435 / 429 435 / 429 Gross vehicle weight (GVW) 1580 / 1570 1580 / 1570 1590 / 1580 1635 / 1625 1640 / 1630 1640 / 1630 1680 / 1670 Gross train weight (GTW) 2500 2500 2500 2550 2550 2550 2600 Max.10” S . (mm) th.3 m Turns lock-to-lock tyre 165: 3 tyre 165: 3 tyre 165: 3 tyre 185: 2.100kph (s) 14”90 13”40 NA 11”30 11”90 10”20 12”20 400m standing start (s) 19”90 18”70 NA 17”70 18”20 17”20 18”20 1.260 x 22 VD .3 m .17 13. speed (kph) 157 167 NA 183 177 190 186 0 .10” S .240 x 8 with ESP PERFORMANCE Max.80 31.71 7.8:1 Total number of valves 16 16 16 16 16 16 Max.725 FUEL CONSUMPTION 93/116/EEC (l/100km) CO2 (g/km) 139 139 133 158 157 158 179 Urban cycle 7.46 30. ventilated discs (VD) .240 x 8 with ESP PD .NA: not available . power (rpm) 5500 5500 5500 5750 5000 6000 Max.71 6.5 Number of cylinders 4 in line 4 in line 4 in line 4 in line 4 in line 4 in line Compression ratio 9. th. D .86 25.9 4.10” S .94 17.7 5. power kW EEC (hp) 48 (65) 55 (75) 57.94 19.95 tyre 185: 2. (”) S . plain discs (PD).5 J 15 steel 5.O: option .CLIO III (THREE.9 5.59 25.4 5. tyre 185: 10.203 standard D .95 tyre 195: 2.10” S .203 standard D .6 6. tyre 195: 11.dia.63 3rd 17. double (D) .21 12.240 x 8 ventilated discs (VD) . TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS .10” S .4 5.6 6.7 8.10” S .95 tyre 185: 2.9 4.8 8.0 ABS S S S S S S S CLIO III Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) S S S S S S S ESP O O O O O O O Servo-assisted: single (S).5 kW AMT K4J 72 kW Manual K4M 65 kW Manual (*) K4M 82 kW Manual K4M 82 kW Auto TYPE APPROVAL Fiscal rating (France) 5 5 5 6 .dia. 7 NA Number of seats 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 ENGINE Emissions conformance Euro 4 Euro 4 Euro 4 Euro 4 Euro 4 Euro 4 Euro 4 Engine type D4F 740 D4F 740 D4F 764 K4J 780 K4M 804 K4M 800 K4M 801 Induction capacity (cc) 1149 1149 1149 1390 1598 1598 Bore x stroke (mm) 69 x 76.84 SUSPENSION Front MacPherson type with rectangular lower arm and anti-roll bar Rear Torsion beam with programmed reflection .5 J 15 steel 6 J 15 steel or aluminium 6 J 15 steel or aluminium 6 J 15 steel or aluminium 6 J 15 steel or aluminium Reference tyres front/rear 165 / 65 R 15 81 T 165 / 65 R 15 81 T 165 / 65 R 15 81 T 185 / 60 R 15 84 H 185 / 60 R 15 84 H 185 / 60 R 15 84 H 185 / 60 R 15 88 H BRAKING SYSTEM Type of braking circuit X X X X X X X Bosch 8.21 13.85 13.240 x 8 with ESP PD .61 8.36 20.80 6th STEERING Power assistance Variable-assist power steering as standard Turning circle between kerbs / walls (m) tyre 165: 10.000m standing start (s) 35”20 35”20 NA 33”00 33”90 31”70 33”40 AERODYNAMICS CdA 0.coil springs Front/rear anti-roll bar .1 Combined cycle 5.95 tyre 185: 2. (mm) Front: 20 / Rear: integral WHEELS AND TYRES Reference wheels (”) 5.kg) 105 105 108 127 140 151 Max.44 4th 24.5 x 80. (mm).5 J 15 steel 5.S: standard . (mm) PD .24 7. braked trailer (within GTW limits) 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 Unbraked trailer 535 535 535 535 535 535 535 (*) According to country .260 x 22 VD .0 Extra-urban cycle 4.AND FIVE-DOOR) PETROL ENGINE D4F 48 kW Manual D4F 55 kW Manual D4F 57.4 6.99 5th 30.28 24.

th.260 x 22 VD .15 24.56 8.56 8.84 SUSPENSION Front MacPherson type with rectangular lower arm and anti-roll bar Rear Torsion beam with programmed reflection . (mm) PD . (”) S .95 / tyre 195: 2.7 Extra-urban cycle 4.2 42. torque (rpm) 1700 1900 1900 2000 .5 76 x 80.22 15.dia.26 2nd 15. torque Nm EEC (m.43 8. double (D) .2500 Injection Direct with spherical common rail + multi-injection Direct with spherical common rail + multi-injection Direct with spherical common rail + multi-injection Direct with tubular common rail + multi-injection Fuel Diesel Diesel Diesel Diesel Catalytic converter Standard Standard Standard Standard GEARBOX Gearbox JH3 141 JR5 124 JA5 001 BVM TL4 Number of forward gears 5 5 5 6 Kilometres per hour per thousand revs in 1st 8.203 standard PD .240 x 8 ventilated discs (VD) .95 / tyre 195: 2.5 Number of cylinders 4 in line 4 in line 4 in line 4 in line Compression ratio 17.3 m Turns lock-to-lock tyre 185: 2.6 4.23 STEERING Power assistance Variable-assist power steering as standard Turning circle between kerbs / walls (m) tyre 165: 10.84 tyre 185: 2. (mm) VD .10” S .coil springs Front/rear anti-roll bar .6: 1 Total number of valves 8 8 8 8 Max.6 FUEL CAPACITY Fuel tank (litres) 55 WEIGHT (kg) (five-/three-door) Unladen kerb weight 1165 / 1155 1175 / 1165 1185 / 1175 1210 / 1200 Front unladen kerb weight 730 / 726 740 / 736 750 / 746 770 / 766 Rear unladen kerb weight 435 / 429 435 / 429 435 / 429 440 / 429 Gross vehicle weight (GVW) 1655 / 1645 1665 / 1655 1675 / 1665 1700 / 1690 Gross train weight (GTW) 2550 2550 2550 2600 Max.O: option . tyre 185: 10. tyre 195: 11.0 NA 4.10” S .3 4.34 32.81 3rd 21.47 24.dia. power (rpm) 4000 3750 3750 4000 Max.240 x 8 with ESP PD .2 NA 5.240 x 8 with ESP PERFORMANCE Max.2 40.9: 1 17.1 Combined cycle 4.S: standard .000m standing start (s) 36”70 34”40 NA 32”70 AERODYNAMICS CdA 0. TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS .84 tyre 185: 2.kg) 160 200 200 240 Max.203 standard D .85 32. D .10” Front: plain discs (PD).240 x 8 with ESP PD . plain discs (PD).5 76 x 80.4 NA 4.10” S .34 6th 48.7 m . (mm) Front: 20 / Rear: integral WHEELS AND TYRES Reference wheels (”) 6 J 15 steel or aluminium 6 J 15 steel or aluminium 6 J 15 steel or aluminium 6 J 15 steel or aluminium Reference tyres front/rear 185 / 60 R 15 84 H 185 / 60 R 15 84 H 185 / 60 R 15 88 H 185 / 60 R 15 88 H BRAKING SYSTEM Type of braking circuit X X X X Bosch 8.95 / tyre 195: 2.85 31.3 5.95 / tyre 195: 2. braked trailer (within GTW limits) 1200 1200 1200 1200 Unbraked trailer 535 535 535 535 (*) According to country .CLIO III (THREE.dia.725 FUEL CONSUMPTION 93/116/EEC (l/100km) CO2 (g/km) 123 117 NA 123 Urban cycle 5.260 x 22 VD .260 x 22 VD .58 15.84 tyre 185: 2. (mm) th.NA: not available .28 4th 29. (mm).43 42.AND FIVE-DOOR) DIESEL ENGINE K9K 50 kW Manual K9K 63 kW Manual K9K 63 kW BVR K9K 78 kW 6-speed Manual TYPE APPROVAL Fiscal rating (France) 4 5 6 NA Number of seats 5 5 5 5 ENGINE Emissions conformance Euro 4 Euro 4 Euro 4 Euro 4 Engine type K9K 768 K9K 766 K9K 766 K9K 764 Induction capacity (cc) 1461 1461 1461 1461 Bore x stroke (mm) 76 x 80.dia.9: 1 17. speed (kph) 162 174 NA 190 0 .58 15.9: 1 15. ventilated discs (VD) .5 76 x 80.15 23.203 standard D .100kph (s) 15”20 12”70 NA 11”10 400m standing start (s) 19”50 18”40 NA 17”80 1.3 m . power kW EEC (hp) 50 (68) 63 (86) 63 (86) 78 (106) Max.58 5th 38.0 ABS S S S S CLIO III Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) S S S S ESP O O O O Servo-assisted: single (S).260 x 22 Rear: drums (D).