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Renault Megane Coupe 1.4 16v

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Renault Megane Coupe 1.4 16v

3-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1390 cm3 / 84.8 cu in / 84.8 cu in, 69.4 kW / 93.1 hp / 93.1 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 127.0 N·m / 93.7 lb·ft / 93.7 lb·ft @ 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 187 km/h / 116 mph / 116 mph top speed, consumption 6.8 l/100km / 41.5 mpg-UK / 34.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RenaultIssued from1996
ModelMegane Coupe 1.4 16vIssued until
SerieMeganeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRenaultCountryFR,BR,AR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3967 mm / 156.2 in / 156.2 inTotal (curb) weight1120 kg / 2469 lb / 2469 lb
Width1698 mm / 66.9 in / 66.9 inDry weight
Height1366 mm / 53.8 in / 53.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2468 mm / 97.2 in / 97.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1432 mm / 56.4 in / 56.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.61  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.33Frontal area (A)1.97 m2 / 21.2 sq ft / 21.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 7.0 sq ft / 7.0 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.2 kW / 21.7 hp / 21.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerRenaultValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke70.0 mm / 2.76 in / 2.76 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.14
Fuel supplyMPFiEngine displacement1390 cm3 / 84.8 cu in / 84.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity347.50 cm3/cylinder / 21.206 cu in/cylinder / 21.206 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power69.4 kW / 93.1 hp / 93.1 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque127.0 N·m / 93.7 lb·ft / 93.7 lb·ft at 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)44.7 kW / 59.9 hp / 59.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output49.9 kW/l / 1.097 bhp/cu in / 1.097 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque91.4 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.8
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.07

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed187 km/h / 116 mph / 116 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio83.0 kW/ton / 62.9 bhp/ton / 62.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h11.40 s / 11.40 s / 11.40 sFuel consumption, City (urban)9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)5.4 l/100km / 52.3 mpg-UK / 43.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)6.8 l/100km / 41.5 mpg-UK / 34.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions163 g/km / 262 g/mi / 262 g/mi
  Range882 km / 548 mi / 548 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.7 m / 35.1 ft / 35.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strutSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels front5.5J x 14Wheels rear5.5J x 14
Tyres front175/65 R 14 TTyres rear175/65 R 14 T
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front280 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 inBrake diameter rear200 mm / 7.9 in / 7.9 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Renault Megane Coupe 1.4 16v

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