Unveiled in the spring, the restyled Clio V arrives in dealerships this month of July. Renault’s favorite city car, with renewed seduction potential, is now available in three finishes, including the new Alpine version. Here is everything you need to know about the great rival of the Peugeot 208, available from 18,500 euros.

[Updated July 19, 2023 at 11:52 a.m.] Three months after revealing the new silhouette and equipment of its facelifted Clio V, Renault has officially communicated the range and prices of its flagship city car. Having again become number one in sales for the first half of 2023 at the expense of the Peugeot 208 – which has also just gone through the restyling box – the 5th generation Clio has been available for order since July 17 for delivery scheduled for the start of the school year. . With a more aggressive design, in tune with the times, a simplified choice of finishes (Evolution, Techno, Esprit Alpine), varied engines and a very attractive base price, the Clio hopes to ride on its excellent dynamics and consolidate its leadership. found in segment B.

Gone are the shyness of the beginnings, the strategy of not changing a recipe that worked… Attacked from all sides after being dethroned by the Peugeot 208, the Renault Clio went through the extreme makeover box to revive its potential seduction. Renault unveiled in the spring the first photos of its “Clio new look”, a restyled version which adopts a much more expressive, aggressive and even sporty face in its Esprit Alpine finish.

If manufacturers are increasingly shying away from diesel engines, Renault has not removed it from the catalog for its best-selling car. As expected, the range offers five different engines, from petrol to diesel to hybrid. The small 3-cylinder SCE, exclusively on the Evolution finish, develops 65 horsepower, against 90 and 100 for the other two petrol engines. The 100 hp 1.5 Blue dCi diesel, also only available on the Clio Evolution, and the 145 hp Full Hybrid e-tech engine are the other two alternatives.

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The restyled Clio has been available for order since July 17, three months after its presentation, and the first deliveries are expected for September 2023.

Renault manages to offer its star city car at fairly attractive prices. Its entry-level model, equipped with the small 65 horsepower engine in the Evolution finish, costs 18,500 euros. This is 165 euros less than the first price of the new restyled Peugeot 208, the Clio’s great rival, which today costs 18,650 euros, it is true with a slightly more powerful engine (75 hp) . To access the hybrid engine, you have to pay a minimum of 23,600 euros (Evolution finish) while at the top of the range, the Esprit Alpine finish of the e-tech engine coupled to the automatic gearbox claims 27,400 euros. Regarding the diesel, only available on the Evolution version of the Clio, Renault has set its price at 22,000 euros.