New Renault Clio III - In Showrooms From October 2005 | Part Two

Popular Dynamique to undercut rivals by at least £720

The New Clio Dynamique 1.4 16V 98 with air conditioning has an on the road price of just £10,750. This compares to a Ford Fiesta 1.6 Zetec S 100hp at £11,595, a Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 SRi 90hp at £11,470 and a VW Polo 1.4 Sport 100hp at £12,220.

Top of the (insurance) class

Insurance groups for New Clio III start from as low as 2E rising to just 5E for the top-level sporty 1.5 dCi 106 Dynamique S. So, not only does New Clio III save you money on purchase price, it will also save you pounds on your insurance!

New Clio III sees many versions drop in insurance groups when compared to current Clio equivalent versions by as much as three groups. For example, the New Clio III 1.5 dCi 68 Extreme drops one group lower to 2E, whilst the 1.4 Dynamique also drops by one group to 4E and the 1.6 Dynamique drops by three groups and is now at 5E.

Compared to other manufacturers, New Clio III’s insurance groups are more than a match and in some cases are lower than an equivalent version from competitors.

The New Clio III 1.2 Extreme 16 V 75 has a low rating of 2E compared to Ford’s Fiesta 1.25 Studio at 3E.

New Clio III’s 1.5 dCi 86 Dynamique’s insurance group is just 3E, the same as the Vauxhall Corsa equivalent 1.3 CDTI 16V SXI and Nissan Micra 1.4 dCi 80 Sport but beating Volkswagen Polo’s 1.4 TDI 80 PS SE PD rated at 5E.

On sale now

New Clio III is available to order now with prices staring from £8,895 rising to £12,650, and insurance groups from just 2E rising to 5E.

It will arrive in UK showrooms on October 15th 2005 but customers can get more information now by logging on to a dedicated website www.newclio.renault.co.uk.

Published 1 October 2005 Melanie Carter

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