2013 Renault Clio 0.9 TCe Tested

The 2013 Renault Clio comes to the world with the attitude of an adult that’s just had a revelation, realizing how good it is that he’s evolved. It wants to leave behind the adolescent adventures of the previous generations and take its job much more seriously.
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And it does. The car feels much more sure-footed than before. Inside the city, the Clio shows a certain elasticity that allows it to follow your commands closely. However, it does catch you out of the ideal mid-range for the trubo on certain occasions and when it does, it stabs the efficiency.

We felt an even bigger difference to the previous generation when we took the Renault Clio past the urban boarders. Out on the open road, the lower stance has a pretty strong effect, as the vehicle feel stable.

It's now time to see what the 0.9-liter turbocharged petrol unit under the hood can do. You can read all about this in our 2013 Renault Clio test drive.
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