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Renault Megane 1.6 Expression

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Renault Megane 1.6 Expression

3-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1597 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 148.0 N·m / 109.2 lb·ft / 109.2 lb·ft @ 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 198 km/h / 123 mph / 123 mph top speed, consumption 6.3 l/100km / 44.8 mpg-UK / 37.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RenaultIssued from2008
ModelMegane 1.6 ExpressionIssued until
SerieMeganeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRenaultCountryFR,BR,AR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)510 l / 18.01 cu ft / 18.01 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4880 l / 172.34 cu ft / 172.34 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1310 l / 46.26 cu ft / 46.26 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4500 mm / 177.2 in / 177.2 inTotal (curb) weight1175 kg / 2590 lb / 2590 lb
Width2050 mm / 80.7 in / 80.7 inDry weight
Height1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inLoad capacity245 kg / 540 lb / 540 lb
Wheelbase2590 mm / 102.0 in / 102.0 inGross (max.) weight1420 kg / 3131 lb / 3131 lb
Track frontTowing weight930 kg / 2050 lb / 2050 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.61 m2 / 28.1 sq ft / 28.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.78 m2 / 8.4 sq ft / 8.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)19.5 kW / 26.1 hp / 26.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.5 mm / 3.17 in / 3.17 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.99
Fuel supplyIndirect injection, multi pointEngine displacement1597 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.59 cm3/cylinder / 24.384 cu in/cylinder / 24.384 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationMax. torque148.0 N·m / 109.2 lb·ft / 109.2 lb·ft at 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantSpecific output
Catalytic converterSpecific torque92.7 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 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) speed198 km/h / 123 mph / 123 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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)6.3 l/100km / 44.8 mpg-UK / 37.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions174 g/km / 280 g/mi / 280 g/mi
  Range952 km / 592 mi / 592 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering Power assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontWishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rearMulti-link
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front180/60-R15Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Renault Megane 1.6 Expression

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