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Renault Megane 1.5 dCi Authentique

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Renault Megane 1.5 dCi Authentique

4-door 4-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, diesel 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHC, 1461 cm3 / 89.2 cu in / 89.2 cu in, 60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 185.0 N·m / 136.4 lb·ft / 136.4 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 170 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph top speed, consumption 4.6 l/100km / 61.4 mpg-UK / 51.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RenaultIssued from2008
ModelMegane 1.5 dCi AuthentiqueIssued until
SerieMeganeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRenaultCountryFR,BR,AR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)330 l / 11.65 cu ft / 11.65 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4810 l / 169.86 cu ft / 169.86 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1190 l / 42.02 cu ft / 42.02 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4500 mm / 177.2 in / 177.2 inTotal (curb) weight1250 kg / 2756 lb / 2756 lb
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inLoad capacity475 kg / 1047 lb / 1047 lb
Wheelbase2630 mm / 103.5 in / 103.5 inGross (max.) weight1725 kg / 3803 lb / 3803 lb
Track frontTowing weight1300 kg / 2866 lb / 2866 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.22 m2 / 23.9 sq ft / 23.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.67 m2 / 7.2 sq ft / 7.2 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.6 kW / 22.2 hp / 22.2 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore76.0 mm / 2.99 in / 2.99 in
FueldieselStroke80.5 mm / 3.17 in / 3.17 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement1461 cm3 / 89.2 cu in / 89.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity365.19 cm3/cylinder / 22.285 cu in/cylinder / 22.285 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio18.8 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque185.0 N·m / 136.4 lb·ft / 136.4 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)24.0 kW / 32.2 hp / 32.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output41.1 kW/l / 0.903 bhp/cu in / 0.903 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque126.6 N·m/l / 1.11 lb·ft/cu in / 1.11 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) speed170 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio65.6 kW/ton / 49.7 bhp/ton / 49.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel 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)4.6 l/100km / 61.4 mpg-UK / 51.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions174 g/km / 280 g/mi / 280 g/mi
  Range1304 km / 811 mi / 811 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP). Traction control. Electronic stabilisation
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/65-R15Tyres rear195/65-R15
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Renault Megane 1.5 dCi Authentique

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