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Renault Megane 1.6 Grandtour Authentique

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Renault Megane 1.6 Grandtour Authentique

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 83.0 kW / 111.3 hp / 111.3 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 152.0 N·m / 112.1 lb·ft / 112.1 lb·ft @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 185 km/h / 115 mph / 115 mph top speed, consumption 7.0 l/100km / 40.4 mpg-UK / 33.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RenaultIssued from2008
ModelMegane 1.6 Grandtour AuthentiqueIssued until
SerieMeganeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRenaultCountryFR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)520 l / 18.36 cu ft / 18.36 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4880 l / 172.34 cu ft / 172.34 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1600 l / 56.50 cu ft / 56.50 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4510 mm / 177.6 in / 177.6 inTotal (curb) weight1720 kg / 3792 lb / 3792 lb
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inLoad capacity205 kg / 452 lb / 452 lb
Wheelbase2700 mm / 106.3 in / 106.3 inGross (max.) weight1925 kg / 4244 lb / 4244 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 ratio1.67  

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 valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power83.0 kW / 111.3 hp / 111.3 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque152.0 N·m / 112.1 lb·ft / 112.1 lb·ft at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)33.2 kW / 44.5 hp / 44.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output51.9 kW/l / 1.141 bhp/cu in / 1.141 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque95.1 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 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) speed185 km/h / 115 mph / 115 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio65.7 kW/ton / 49.8 bhp/ton / 49.8 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)7.0 l/100km / 40.4 mpg-UK / 33.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions190 g/km / 306 g/mi / 306 g/mi
  Range857 km / 533 mi / 533 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
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 frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Renault Megane 1.6 Grandtour Authentique

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