Renault Megane hatchback review 2014

question.what to Jennifer Lopez and the runner Magan have in common the answer is that for a while both were a celebration of the voluptuous rear there were JLo videos on MTV and the gans on the road both shaking

that ass to quote the Renault advertising slogan of the time and then along came a new Magan and what happened it’s a smart nicely made uncontroversial 5-door family hatchback but it has become just another safe offering in a market sector already full of safe looking indistinct cars the Magan has lost its USP it could be a se out a Citroen a Fiat and alpha or a Peugeot all perfectly pleasant cars to look at

but with next to no personality with its rising waistline v-shaped lower rear window sculpting and front and rear light clusters that spread into the wings it now follows the herd if it wasn’t for the large diamond shaped badges there would be few clues as to what it is there is a more stylish three-door McGann coupe a but it’s easy to be daring with a car

that sells in small numbers it’s the same story for interior space which is distinctly average while the boot capacity is below par for the course but the McGann does score well in Europe and cup safety tests

which might tempt a few family buyers there are seven engines to choose from from a plain 1.5 litre diesel to a modern 1.4 liter turbo with direct fuel injection and an output of almost 130 horsepower both suit the car well but for different reasons the 90 horsepower 1.5 liter diesel

with Renaud’s eco fuel-saving tricks it’s theoretically capable of doing more than 70 miles per gallon and is a company car drivers dream with a tax rating are just 13% the 1.4 turbo on the other hand is the engine that puts a bit of sparkle into the Magan range and sparkle is a rare commodity

with them again it’s effortless to drive and rides well why would you don’t get tempted by the largest wheel and tire options but it permits the minimum of driver involvement it’s all a bit light and remote there are four fancy fully named trim levels or providing a good standard of interior equipment and prices are reasonable but against

this you have to consider the McGann’s model secondhand values which could cause you to lose a lot of money if you plan to sell it after two or three years at least there are good discounts available if you’re a determined hagler taken in isolation the Magan is a reasonable car

if you just want a quiet life but it’s far from the best in a sector where there are some absolute gems

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Argelia Burth

Argelia Burth

Wow that was unusual. I just wrote an very long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t show up. Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Anyhow, just wanted to say great blog!