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Renault Megane Coupe 1.9 dTi

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Renault Megane Coupe 1.9 dTi

3-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, diesel 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1870 cm3 / 114.1 cu in / 114.1 cu in, 72.3 kW / 97.0 hp / 97.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 200.0 N·m / 147.5 lb·ft / 147.5 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 186 km/h / 116 mph / 116 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RenaultIssued from1996
ModelMegane Coupe 1.9 dTiIssued 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) weight1180 kg / 2601 lb / 2601 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 valves8
Engine ManufacturerRenaultValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
FueldieselStroke93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.86
Fuel supplyDirect diesel inj.Engine displacement1870 cm3 / 114.1 cu in / 114.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity467.50 cm3/cylinder / 28.529 cu in/cylinder / 28.529 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power72.3 kW / 97.0 hp / 97.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque200.0 N·m / 147.5 lb·ft / 147.5 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)47.4 kW / 63.6 hp / 63.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output38.7 kW/l / 0.850 bhp/cu in / 0.850 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque107.0 N·m/l / 0.94 lb·ft/cu in / 0.94 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed186 km/h / 116 mph / 116 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio82.2 kW/ton / 62.3 bhp/ton / 62.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h11.20 s / 11.20 s / 11.20 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.7 m / 35.1 ft / 35.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strutSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Renault Megane Coupe 1.9 dTi

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